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November Medical Malpractice Cases Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken, on January 6, 2018

There were 21 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of November.  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 21 lawsuits, 7 were filed against hospitals:

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Mindy Erskine vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
      • Lawyer: Johnathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Laurie A. Milone, Per Rep. of the Estate of John William Milone, vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Lawyer: Johnathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Chalita McClain, et al vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Lawyer: Michael L. Sanders, Esq.
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
  • Charles Ratliff, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, et al
    • Lawyer: Mark E. Herman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: William G. Kolodner, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Andrea Dugas, M.D., Marco Oldsman, R.N.
  • Filippo Raia vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
    • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Brian Matlaga, M.D., Lena Dumasia, M.D., Joanna Rodriguez, M.D.
  • University of Maryland Hospital
    • Joseph Buchanan, et al vs. University of Maryland Surgical Associates.
      • Lawyer: Christopher S. Norman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    • Spence, et al vs. Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc. et al
      • Lawyer: Sharon Morgan, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Janet, Jener & Suggs, LLC
      • Co-defendant: David Ghadisha, Stefanie Rodwell

The remaining 14 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Mayer vs. Greensping Surgery Center LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Leslie D. Hershfield, Esq., Robert B. Schulman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schulman, Hershfield & Gilden, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Barry J. Waldman
  • Joseph L. Tassallo Jr., et al vs. Carenet Health Systems and Services
    • Lawyer: Gregory Lockwood, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Mt. Airy Life Center General, Inc., Mt. Airy Life Center Limited Partnership.
  • Cooper, et al vs. Courtland LLC
    • Lawyer: Charles W. Meltmar, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
  • Sturgill vs. Frayha, et al
    • Lawyer: John J. Leppler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
    • Co-defendant: Satyajit Sarangi, Steven Smith, Advanced Radiology.
  • Henson, et al vs. Sweren, et al
    • Lawyer: John J. Leppler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
    • Co-defendant: Advanced Radiology, P.A.
  • Turk, et al vs. Special Beginnings Birth and Women’s Center, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Co-defendant: David Paad, Rachel Lovett Payne, Joanne Hasman
  • Alton Jasmine, et al vs. Mid Atlantic Health Care, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Roxanne Lynn Ward, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Roxanne Ward, P.C.
  • Molly Soper, et al vs. Johnathan Lowenthal, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Calvert Internal Medicine Group, P.A.
  • John Kliever, Sr., et al vs. Stephen Faust, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Julia A. VanHassant, P.A., The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, P.A., Anne Arundel Physicians Group, LLC, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Melissa Strege, P.A., Adfinitas Health, LLC, MDICS at Anne Arundel, LLC, John W. Kliever
  • Holly Grimes vs. Allergan Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Gregory Moffit, Annapolis Pediatric Dentistry, LLC., Allergan Sales, LLC, Allergan USA, Inc., American Academy of Facial Esthetics, LLC.
  • Lynda Smith, et al vs. Alejandro Gandsas, et al.
    • Lawyer: Scott Phillip Kurlander, Esq., Johnathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Adrian Park, Anne Arundel Medical Center. Inc., Anne Arundel Physician Group.
  • Virgil Holland vs. SSC Glen Burnie North Arundel Operating Company, LLC
    • Lawyer: Sidney Schupak, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sidney Schupak, LLC
    • Co-defendant: North Arundel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Kristin Baione vs. Tong Ma, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Robert R. Michael, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Shadoan, Michael & Wells, LLP
    • Co-defendant: Chartered Surgical Associates, Civista Medical Center, Abbas Omais, M.D., Southern Maryland Pulmonary & Critical Care, Harold O. Gaines, M.D.
  • Richard White, et al vs. Joseph Colonna, M.D.
    • Lawyer: Emily Claire Malarkey, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant:

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

 

  • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • The Valente Law Group
  • Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
  • Gilman & Bedigian, LLC

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