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Baltimore Area Medical Malpractice Lawsuits – December 2019

By Byron Warnken, on February 25, 2020

There were about 31 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of December. 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.”

The following 13 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

  • Sinai Hospital
    • Shades M Keating, et al vs Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore, Inc.
      • Lawyer: Snyder, Esq, Michael B
      • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Snyder & Snyder
  • Agnes Hospital
    • Kathryn Hobart, et al vs St Agnes Healthcare Inc
      • Lawyer: Wildberger, Esq, David J
      • Law Firm: Iliff & Meredith, P.C.
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    • Ashly Gallagher-White vs. Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc., et al.
      • Lawyer: Simmons, Charles L
      • Law Firm: Gorman & Williams
      • Co-Defendants: Joylin McDarby
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Shazara Byrd, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Ellin, Esq, David
      • Law Firm: Law Office of David Ellin, P.C.
      • Co-Defendants: Susan K Robbins RN
    • Kolin O’Neil, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, et al
      • Lawyer: Grzechowiak, Esq, David M; Keith Forman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais Vogelstein Forman & Offut, LLC
      • Co-Defendants: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Arthur Vaught M.D. , Jeanne Steinbronn Sheffield M.D. , An Jo Bodurtha Smith M.D.
    • Lubna Manzoor, et al vs Johns Hopkins Health System, et al
      • Lawyer: Manley, Esq, Giles H
      • Law Firm: Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
      • Co-Defendants: Peter Rober Barr, Matthews Chacko M.D. , Johns Hopkins Hospital Inc, Johns Hopkins Physicians Inc
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • Celestine James vs University Of Maryland Medical Center LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Clarke, Esq, Patice Meredith
      • Law Firm: Iliff, Meredith, Wildberger & Brennan
      • Co-Defendant: University of Maryland Anesthesiology Associates PA, Edwin Villamater M.D., Jennifer Leigh Slade CRNA
    • Dawn Vang, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical Center LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Protil, JR, Karl Josef
      • Law Firm: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
      • Co-Defendants: Nina Shah Solanski M.D. , Sarah Mahdally D.O. , Colleen Ann Hughes Driscoll M.D. , Dina El-sayed El-Metwally M.D. , Kristen Lee Atkins M.D.

 

  • Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc.
    • Julie Kostro vs. Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc
      • Lawyer: Smith, Adam Gregory / Weber, Paul Joseph
      • Law Firm: Hyatt & Weber, P.A.
      • Co-Defendants: Morgan Maynard Registered Nurse, Kristen Hart Registered Nurse, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc
    • Khayon Keitt vs Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Koch, Esq, Mary V
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
      • Co-Defendants: Kristina Altman M.D. , Jill Tseng M.D. , Amelia Jernigan M.D.
  • Meritus Medical Center, Inc, et al.
    • Ernest Truax vs. Meritus Medical Center, Inc, et al.
      • Lawyer: Berman, Kenneth M / Penn, Jason Bruce
      • Law Firm: Berman Sobin Gross Feldman Darby LLP
      • Co-Defendants: Trung Vu M.D. , Brian Holmes M.D. , Associated Radiologists PA, Parkway Neuroscience & Spine Institute LLC
  • MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc., et al
    • Brenda Diffenbaugh vs. Medstar Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc., et al.
      • Lawyer: Beveridge, William Jr. / Cusson, Jonathan Adrian
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
      • Co-Defendants: Sabir M M.D. Taj, Advanced Radiology PA
  • Peninsula Regional Medical Center, et al.
    • Rebecca Keithley, et al. vs. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, et al.
      • Lawyer: Babij, Bruce J
      • Law Firm: Dugan Babij & Tolley LLC
      • Co-Defendants: Mohammad M.D. Ahmad, Jeffrey Geary, Usaid M.D. Hasan, Sandar M.D. Aye, James Keithley, Mitchell Loring, Robert Chasse

 

The remaining 18 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Rose Marie Smith, et al vs Liberty Leasing Co., LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Ellin, Esq, David
    • Law Firm: Law Office of David Ellin
    • Co-Defendants: “K.N.” Respiratory Therapist, Bridgepark Operations LLC, Anil Uberoi M.D. , Natesa Shanmugam M.D. P.A. , Intellimed Inc, Mina Yacoub M.D. , Critical Care Services, PC Corporation, Millennium Health Care
  • Robert Jankowiak vs P-B Health Home Care Agency Inc
    • Lawyer: Hackerman, Esq, Richard J
    • Law Firm: Richard J Hackerman, P.A.
  • Timekia Cherry, et al vs Future Care Health And Managment Of Charles Village Inc, et al
    • Lawyer: Lockwood, Esq, Gregory
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Gregory L Lockwood LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Future Care Health And Managment Of Charles Village Inc, Future Care- Charles Village LLC, Future Care Charles Village LLC
  • Sammey Clowney vs Mary Ajibade LPN, et al
    • Lawyer: Slutkin, Esq, Andrew G / Nochumowitz, Esq, Ethan S
    • Law Firm: Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White
    • Co-Defendants: 115 East Melrose Avenue Operations LLC, Genesis Healthcare LLC,
  • Tylon Ennis, et al. vs. Soji Varghese, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Tolley, lll, George Somerville / Flynn, Ellen Bryant / Babij, Bruce J
    • Law Firm: Dugan Babij Tolley LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates, P.A., Children’s National Medical Center, Peninsula Regional Medical Center
  • MATTHEW BASSO, et al. vs. EDCHA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Burnett, Andrew Timothy
    • Law Firm: Potter Burnett Law
    • Co-Defendants: Edner Charles, Oasis The Mental Health Center LLC
  • Stills Cornish vs. Hyung Joon Kim, D.D.S. d/b/a K&C Family Dentistry, et al.
    • Lawyer: Collins, Tiffani R. S
    • Law Firm: Collins Legal Group, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Hyung Kim D.D.S. P.C. , Joon Doctor of Dental Sur
  • Theresa Hellman vs. Riverview SNF, LLC d/b/a Riverview Rehabilitation & Health Center
    • Lawyer: Warshaw, Michael S
    • Law Firm: Royston Mueller McLean & Reid LLP
  • Pearl Proctor vs. Steven Feick, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Fitch, Aubrey Wray IV / Schochor, Jonathan
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico, and Staton, P.A.
    • Co-Defendants: Civista Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a University of Md Charles Regional Medical Ctr, Imaging On Call LLC
  • Cameron Gould, a minor vs. Sally Foreman, et al.
    • Lawyer: Maclellan, John Alexander / Gershon, Zev T
    • Law Firm: Gershon, Willoughby & Getz, LLC.
    • Co-Defendants: Board of Education of Baltimore County
  • Tresa Springham, et al. vs. Shelia Alongi, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Gershon, Zev T
    • Law Firm: Gershon, Willoughby & Getz, LLC.
    • Co-Defendants: Mercy Medical Center Inc
  • Rickie Lutz vs. MARK FRAZER, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
    • Lawyer: Goldberg, Fred B
    • Law Firm: Fred B Goldberg, P.C.
    • Co-Defendants: Dunkirk Dental Associates-Moy PA
  • Kimberly Joyave, et al. vs. Eden Fernandez, et al.
    • Lawyer: Schochor, Jonathan / Kurlander, Scott Philip / Huddleston, Jonathan Taylor
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico, and Staton, P.A.
    • Co-Defendants: Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc, Advanced Radiology PA, Zina Novak, Nnaemeka Agajelu MD LLC, Nnaemeka Agajelu, Kevin Edward Jarrell
  • Maria Babb vs. Chanelle Carter, M.D.
    • Lawyer: Herman, Mark Eric
    • Law Firm: William G Kolodner Law Offices
  • Chris Johnson vs. Jeffrey Kalkstein, Doctor of Chiropract, et al.
    • Lawyer: Joelson, Marissa Beth / Miller, Jay Dante
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G Angelos, P.C.
    • Co-Defendants: Kalkstein Chiropractic, LLC d.b.a Adolph & Kalkstein Chiropractic
  • Margaret Reid, et al. vs. HMR of Maryland, LLC
    • Lawyer: Lockwood, Gregory L
    • Law Firm: Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC
  • Brain Edney vs. Trivergent Health Alliance, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Penn, Jason Bruce
    • Law Firm: Berman Sobin Gross Feldman Darby LLP
    • Co-Defendants: Adfinitas Health, LLC
  • Julie Cullember, et al. vs. Lee Anne Connell-Templin, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Valente, John P III
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-Defendants: Anesthesia Company LLC, Surgery Center of Annapolis LLC

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