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September Medical Malpractice Cases in and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken, on October 16, 2017

There were 13 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of September in Maryland counties other than Prince George’s and Montgomery.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, and vice versa.  These are for cases listed as medical malpractice or med mal, excluding PG County and Montgomery County which do not break out their statistics or list cases as medical malpractice, med mal (as AA County does) or even “other tort.”

Out of the 13 lawsuits, 7 were filed against hospitals or listed hospitals as co-defendants:

  • Mercy Medical Center
    • Pamela E. King, et al vs. Meghan Lynch M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Roxanne L. Ward, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Office of Roxanne Ward, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: Mercy Medical Center
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    • Savage, et al vs. Goodman, et al
      • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq., Jeffery Peek, Esq., C. Drew Fritch, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Lee Goodman, Advanced Radiology.
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • The Estate of David Evans, et al vs. Maryland Primary Care Physicians, LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Walter Gillcrist, Jr., Esq.
      • Law Firm: Budow & Noble, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc., University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC
  • Leshone A. Stevenson vs. Kelley E. Banagan, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
    • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical System Corporation, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Inc.
  • Kodi Elleby, et al vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
    • Lawyer: Bruce J. Babij, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij & Tolley, LLC
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Franciso Ward, M.D., et al vs. Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
      • Co-defendant: The Johns Hopkins Helath System Corporation
  • Sinai Hospital
    • Geraldine Mason- Per Rep of The Estate of Nicole Mason vs. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Gilman& Bedigian, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Khawaja Husain, M.D.

The remaining 6 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Joyce Jabrane vs. Yaqub Baraki, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Jared Mallalieu, M.D., Ross Van Antwerp, Laser Center of Maryland, Aesthetic Center of Maryland,
  • Iris R. Johnson, et al vs. Josph Donovan Dirocco, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Johnathan E. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, Esq.
    • Co-defendant: Greater Baltimore Colorectal Specialists, LLC, Jeremy Weiner, M.D.
  • Crystal Thorne, et al vs. Garrett Regional Medical Center, et al
    • Lawyer: David E. Haynes, Esq., Samantha L. Peters, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
    • Co-defendant: Anesthesia Associates of Garrett County, LLC, Ann Marie Harman, Cynthia Campbell
  • David Gray vs. Geoffrey Bloomfield, et al
    • Lawyer: Zev T. Gershon, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gershon, Willoughby & Getz, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Harford Surgical Associates, P.A.
  • Laurel Montagne, et al vs. Jennifer Riedinger, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Laurence A. Marder, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Reshman Modi, M.D., Aleyamma Mathew, M.D., Crystal Gardner, M.D., Waugh Chapel Center, Genesis Physician Services
  • William Dennin, et al vs. Tower Radiology, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Scott A. Bowling, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Chapman, Bowling & Scott, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Dalia Fadul, M.D.

The following firms filed 2 or more lawsuits in the month of September:

  • Cardaro & Peek, LLC
  • Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC

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