The Maryland Litigation Blog

Facts and Opinions.
Feel free to disregard the opinions.

December 2017 Medical Malpractice Cases Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken, on January 20, 2018

There were 25 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of December.  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 25 lawsuits, 10 were filed against hospitals:  

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Kimberly Curtis, et al. vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • University of Maryland
    • Desha Jones, et al. vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, Esq.
  • Howard County General Hospital
    • Jeehan H. Kashim, et al. vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Phillip C. Federico, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: The Johns Hopkins System Corporation
  • Jefferson, et al. vs. Kokkinakos, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. James D. Cardea, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, Signature OBGYN
  • Joseph Medical Center
    • Spencer, et al vs. Shere Wolfe, et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: First Colonies Anesthesia Associates, LLC, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, LLC
  • Carroll Hospital Center
    • Barbara A. Martin, et al. vs. Carroll Hospital Center, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Kathleen Howard Meredith, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Iliff, Meredith, Wildberger & Bernann, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: Christopher Jillson, M.D.
  • Harbor Hospital
    • Mylind Byers vs. Harbor Hospital, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Christopher T. Casciano, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Alamezie Ojiaku, M.D., Nehdia-ut-zuhra Mumuni, M.D. 
  • Ebony Harris, et al vs. Mert Dinc, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Donna Jasper, D.O., Women’s Health Services of Maryland, LLC, Thomas Jones, M.D., Harbor Hospital, Inc.
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    • McKenney, et al vs. Barwick, et al
      • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Charles Emergency Physicians, PA, Drs. Sternlicht, Townsend & Zirkin, PA, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc.
  • Frederick Memorial Hospital
    • Erika Hetlyn, et al. vs. Kalpana Helmbrecht, et al.
      • Lawyer: Scott Phillip Kurlander, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Frederick Memorial Hospital, Inc.

The remaining 15 lawsuits were against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Waltermeyer, et al vs. Jackson, et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Scott P. Kurlander. Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, Esq.
    • Co-defendant: Kent Jackson, DDS, LLC
  • Maria Gregory vs. Robert Wagner, et al.
    • Lawyer: David John Wildberger, Esq., Benjamin Howard Meredith, Esq., Kathleen H. Meredith, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Iliff, Meredith,Wildberger & Bernann, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: Plastic Surgery Specialists, P.C.
  • Wayne Ketterman, Sr., et al. vs. Fauzi Khalil, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq., Johnathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Fauzi Khalil, M.D., P.A.
  • Robin Roberson, et al. vs. Adrian Park, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Ryan Scott Perlin, Esq., Dale E. Adkins, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Tiffany Stoddard, M.D., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Inc., Anne Arundel Physical Group, LLC
  • Kimberly Spedden vs. Dena Hixon, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: James Cardea, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Michael R. Sisitsky, M.D., Chesapeake Obstetrics, P.A., The Memorial Hospital at Easton, Inc.
  • Maria Weaver, et al. vs. John Newby, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Meritus Medical Center
  • Barbara McCloy, et al. vs. Sharon Liu, Doctor of Osteopathi, et al.
    • Lawyer: James Cardea, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Mid-Shore Women’s Health, LLC, Shore Health System, Inc.
  • Lucila Guerrero vs. Randy Davis, et al.
    • Lawyer: Matthew Peter Maloney, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Maloney Law Office
    • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Community Medical Group, Inc., University of Maryland Medical System Corporation, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc.
  • Johnson vs. Barenburg Optometric Service, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: Richard P. Shapiro, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Richard P. Shapiro, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Eye Surgery Center of White Marsh, LLC, Harold Katz
  • Yvetter Baker vs. Janelle Cooper, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: John J. Leppler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
    • Co-defendant: Saint Paul Place Specialists, Inc., Mercy Medical Center, Inc., Family
  • Poliszczuk vs. Goldman
    • Lawyer: John J. Leppler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
  • Sherry M. Howard vs. Alejandro Rabanal, DDS, et al
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: Neil R. Woods, DDS
  • Harrison vs. Nayuda
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Caple, et al vs. Lakhani, et al
    • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq., Christopher T. Casciano, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Augsburg Lutheran Home of Maryland, Inc., Augsburg Lutheran Village, Inc., Five Star Physician Services, LLC.
  • Kirk Taylor, et al vs. Grace Healthcare, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Samuel O. Cole, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Joseph Williams, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Frederick Villa Investments & Associates, LLC

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

  • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
  • Iliff, Meredith, Wildberger & Bernann, P.C.
  • Brown & Barron, LLC

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *