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Cardea Settles Howard County Case

By Byron Warnken, on April 5, 2013

James Cardea has settled a Howard County lawsuit, originally filed in late 2011.  The plaintiff was the estate of Jennifer Olenick and the heirs thereto.  The was for medical malpractice.  Because the defendant was an oral surgeon, some might consider the case a dental malpractice matter.

Jennifer Olenick went in for routine surgery.  She was to have her wisdom teeth removed.  Something seemingly went horribly wrong during the surgery.  She suffered severe brain damage and, according to the Baltimore Sun, went into a coma as a result of a lack of oxygen.

Defendants included the anesthesiologist Dr. Krista Michelle Isaacs and Dr. Domenick Coletti, the oral surgeon.  Also sued according to the Sun were Baltimore Washington Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center LLC, Central Maryland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery PA, and Safe Sedation, LLC.

James Cardea, according to the Injury Lawyer Database, is in the top ten most active malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  Cardea practices with Schochor, Federico & Staton.  Jonathan Schochor and Phil Federico were also listed as co-counsel.

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