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May 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits In and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken, on August 20, 2018

There were about 17 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of May.  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 17 lawsuits, the  following 9 suits were filed against hospital or listed a hospital as a co-defendant:

  • NORTHWEST HOSPITAL
    • Grohman vs. Northwest Hospital Center Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Syed Hosain
  • BON SECOURS HOSPITAL
    • Kyree Brown, et al vs. Ashok K. Agrawal, M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Bon Secours Hospital Baltimore, Inc.
  • FRANKLIN SQUARE HOSPITAL
    • McGill, et al vs. Jabaja, et al
      • Lawyer: Phillip C. Federico, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: White Square Vascular Surgery, P.A., Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc., Medstar Franklin Square Center
  • JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL
    • Christopher W. Mee, et al vs. Robert Peterson, M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Marc Seldin Rosen, Esq., Daniel J. Miller, Esq., Kristopher P. Cubell, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Marc Seldin Rosen, Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, Maureen Horton, M.D., Annapolis Pulmonary and Sleep Specialists, P.A.
  • Zubida Byrom, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq., Sarah L. Smith, Esq.
    • Law Firm:  Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
  • Margarita Martinez vs. Arthur Vaught, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Nelson Burgos, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Burgos & Burgos
    • Co-defendant: JHU Department of GYN/OB, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Stephanie McMonigle, et al vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
    • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq., Michael V. McCubbin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Rosene Unica, R.N., Orlando Valle, M.D., Jeanne S. Sheffield, M.D., William Fletcher, M.D.
  • HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL
    • Michael Hanigan vs. Oren Blam, M.D., et al.
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC, Howard County General Hospital
  • BALTIMORE WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
    • Peggie Murphy vs. Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc., et al.
      • Lawyer: Henry E. Dugan, Esq., Alison D. Kohler, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij & Tolley, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc., University of Maryland Medical System Corporation

The remaining 8  lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities: 

  • Yurisbek Gamez, et al vs. Tanya Rosalia Kalmar M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Ayad Hassan Hatoum, M.D., Danielle Keene, CNM, Seton Medical Group, St. Agnes Healthcare
  • Wayne Jarrett vs. 3330 Wilkens Avenue Operations, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Gregory Lockwood, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Genesis Healthcare
  • Buddemeyer, et al vs. Mid Atlantic Medical Group, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States Inc., Oluwakeuni A. Ajide
  • Siegrid Preston vs. 24 Truckhouse Road Operations, LLC
    • Lawyer: Gregory Adam Smith, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Hyatt & Weber, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Genesis Healthcare, LLC
  • Joseph Vendemia, et al vs. Salman Ashruf, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Kelly S. Kylis, Esq. Jon William Brassel, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Arundel Mills Surgery Center, Inc.
  • Shannon Sowards, et al. vs. Robert Carpenter, M.D. et al.
    • Lawyer: David A. Harak, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Harak Law Firm, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Allegany Plastic Surgery, Joseph M. Snyder, P.A.
  • Isabelle Anderson vs. Hazel Glasper, D.D.S., et al.
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Valerie Long vs. Ira Gottleib, et al.
    • Lawyer: Francis S. Brocato, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Brocato, Price & Janofsky, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Foot & Ankle Specialists of the Mid Atlantic, LLC, The Chesapeake Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC
  • The following firms filed two or more suits in the month of May:
    • Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Gilman & Bedigian, LLC

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