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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits – October 2019

By Byron Warnken, on February 18, 2020

There were more than 25 medical malpractice suits filed in October 2019. 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 16 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

 

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Allen Kleinberg, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Cardaro, Esq, Thomas
      • Law Firm: Cardar & Peek LLC
      • Co-Dependents: Johns Hopkins University, Kastelic M.D. Elizabeth A, The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation
    • Carmen Lagarelli, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Lagarelli, Mary
      • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
      • Co-Dependents: Makary MD Martin Abel
    • Tabitha Tilghman vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Sanders, Esq, Michael L
      • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
      • Co-Defendants: Oluwakemi Bukola Badaki M.D. , Jordan Steinberg M.D.
    • Antwon Jones vs Stefano Schena MD, et al
      • Lawyer: Ellin, Esq, David
      • Law Firm: Law Office of David Ellin, P.C.
      • Co-Defendants: Stefano Schena M.D. , Phillip Pierorazio M.D. , Ying Lum M.D. , Hamza Aziz M.D. , Heather Chalfin M.D. , Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • Oletha Trim, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical System Corporation
      • Lawyer: Bedigian, Esq, H Briggs
      • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian LLC
    • Gillian Caby vs University Of Maryland Medical Center LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Bertram, Esq, Catherine D
      • Law Firm: Bertram Law Group
      • Co-Defendants: University Of Maryland Physicians P.A.
    • James A Mcneil vs Universty Of Maryland Medical System Corporation
      • Lawyer: Schochor, Esq, Jonathan
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton P.A.

 

  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)
    • Feather Stolzenbach vs. Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc., et al.
      • Lawyer: Donohue, Kelly Anne
      • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Kelly Donohue
      • Co-Defendants: Malorie Snider M.D. , Beth L Aronson M.D.

 

  • Leon Badders, Sr., et al. vs. Samer Saiedy, M.D., P.A. (d/b/a Maryland Vascular Specialists), et al.
    • Lawyer: McBride, Ace
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Greater Baltimore Medical Center Inc, Dale Buchbinder M.D. , David Coll P M.D.

 

  • Debra Watson, et al. vs. Richard Nguyen, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Goldberg, Jonathan Eric / Schochor, Jonathan
    • Law Firm: Schochor Federico and Staton P.A.
    • Co-Defendants: Charles Emergency Physicians, P.A., Greater Baltimore Medical Center Inc

 

 

  • Northwest Hospital Center, Inc.
    • Doretha Grafton, et al. vs. Northwest Hospital Center, Inc.
      • Lawyer: Carpenter, Caitlin K / Cusson, Jonathan Adrian
      • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl

 

  • Frederick Memorial Hospital Inc, et al.
    • Laura Lambert vs. Frederick Memorial Hospital Inc, et al.
      • Lawyer: Hewitt, JR, William E / Harman, John H / Davis, John Frederick
      • Law Firm: Coggins, Harman & Hewitt
      • Co-Defendants: Mark X Coyne M D P A, Mark X Coyne, Thomas Johnson Surgery Center LLC, Mt Airy Health Services LLC, Frederick Regional Health System Inc

 

  • St. Mary’s Hospital of St. Mary’s County, Inc.
    • Linda Burch vs. St. Mary’s Hospital of St. Mary’s County, Inc. d/b/a Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital
      • Lawyer: Sindler, Andrew Neal
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Andrew Sindler, LLC

 

  • Harbor Hospital
    • Jordan Biggs vs Medstar Health Inc, et al
      • Lawyer: Weltchek, Esq, Robert
      • Law Firm: Weltchek, Mallahan & Weltchek
      • Co-Defendants: Harbor Hospital Inc.

 

  • Franklin Square
    • Jennifer Nagel, et al. vs. Melanie McDowell, MD, et al.
    • Lawyer: Miller, Daniel Joseph
    • Law Firm: The Law Office of Daniel J Miller, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Franklin Square Hospital Center Inc, Nicola Hesse M.D.

 

  • Mark Vaught, et al. vs. Opeyemi Ibidapo, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Arfaa, Julie Renee / Wright, Justin Patrick
    • Law Firm: The Arfaa Law Group
    • Co-defendants: Sarah Greenwood, Opeyemi Ibidapo M.D. , Franklin Square Hospital, Michael David Suter M.D. , Morgan Bermius M.D.

The remaining 12 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • The Estate Of Gail Willis-Booth, et al vs Stadium Place Nursing And Rehab Center, et al
    • Lawyer: Carpenter, Esq, Caitlin K
    • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T Nicholl
    • Co-Defendants: Narender Bharaj M.D. , Andres Vallejo M.D. , Green House Residence Care and Rehabilitation Center LLC, Maryland Medical First PA, Stephanie Cherry MS
  • Laura Knowles vs Charles C. Park M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Suder, Esq, Joanne L
    • Law Firm: The Suder Law Firm, PA
    • Co-Defendants: University of Maryland Baltimore Medical Center, Inc., Mercy Medical Center, Inc., Liang M.D. Danny, Park M.D. Charles C.
  • Estate Of James Shawn O’Donnell, et al vs Glass Health Programs, Inc. T/A Methadone For Business Achievers
    • Lawyer: Perlin, Esq, Ryan S
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
  • Ryan Brown vs. Justin Cashman, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Donahue, Patrick M Esquire
    • Law Firm: The Donahue Law Firm
    • Co-Defendants: Surgery Center of Annapolis LLC, Cashman Orthopedics LLC
  • Lois Meyer, et al. vs. 8710 Emge Road Operations LLC d/b/a Cromwell Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Corley, James Arba Henry / Fish, Sloane Lisa
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Genesis Healthcare LLC
  • Bradley Bachtell vs. Max Dutkin, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Wildberger, David John / Clarke, Patrice Meredith / Meredith, Kathleen H
    • Law Firm: Iliff, Meredith, Wildberger & Brennan, P.C.
    • Co-Defendants: Oluwapelumi M.D. Fakeye, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group P.C., Ahsan Bilal Siddiqui M.D. , Prentice Hall Corporate System
  • Michael Chetelat vs. Milton Yoder, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Engel, Lon
    • Law Firm: Engel Law Group P.C.
  • Lisa Cooper, et al. vs. Barbara Kurtz Estes, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Harak, David A
    • Law Firm: The Harak Law Firm, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc, Calvert Memorial Hospital of Calvert County, Calvert Memorial Hospital of Calvert Maryland, Calvert Memorial Hospital, Calvert OB/GYN Associates of Southern Maryland
  • Gwendolyn Curry vs. Charles Davis, II, et al.
    • Lawyer: Sindler, Andrew Neal
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Andrew Sindler, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: St. Agnes Hospital
  • Dana Bell, et al. vs. PATIENT FIRST MARYLAND MEDICAL GROUP, PLLC
    • Lawyer: Sellinger, John James / Marder, Laurence A
    • Law Firm: Greenberg & Bederman LLC / Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
  • Kelly Bostic vs. Center for Vein Restoration LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Roche, John R
    • Law Firm: Ballenger & Roche, LLC
    • Co-Defendants: Khanh Nguyen
  • Marlene Duke, et al. vs. Nick Mellis, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Salsbury, Benjamin Scott
    • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan LLC
    • Co-Defendants: University of Maryland St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Henry Shi-Heng Sun M.D.

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