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May 2020 Medical Malpractice Suits in Baltimore and Surrounding Counties.

By Andrew Mazan, on June 15, 2020

There were about 16 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of May.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners, 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, or even “other tort.”

The following 9 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Audrey Hayes, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
    • Lawyer: Jeffrey S. Quinn, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation / Lee Michael Akst, M.D.

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Paulette Brinkman, et al vs Shamus Carr MD, et al
    • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
    • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Medical Center / University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC.
  • Brenda Gates vs Dira Mary Duson M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Andrew N. Sindler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Andrew Sindler Law
    • Co-defendants: Robert Crawford, M.D. / University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC.
  • Rhonda Braxton vs University Of Maryland Midtown Health, Inc., et al
    • Lawyer: Paul M. D’Amore, Esq. / Ace McBride, Esq.
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: William Fleischmann, M.D. / Yitschok H. Applebaum, M.D.

Mercy Medical Center

  • Kathalee O’Conor vs Mercy Medical Center, Inc.
    • Lawyer: Rignal L. Baldwin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Baldwin Law LLC.

Carroll Hospital Center

  • Nina Cappadora, et al. vs. Francis Khoo, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Eugene Arthur Arbaugh, Jr., Esq. / Carmelo Domenico Morabito, Esq. / Michael Paul Smith, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Carroll Hospital Center, Inc.

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

  • Asher Collins, et al. vs. Birhane Oljira, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Birhane Gragne Oljira, M.D. / University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, LLC. / Jeffrey R. Lukish, M.D. / University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Group, LLC. / Advanced Radiology, P.A. d/b/a Advanced Radiology 24/7 Harford Memorial Campus / University of Maryland Surgical Associates, P.A. / Kwasi Poku, M.D. / Mohammed Iqbai, M.D. / Warren David McNeely, M.D. / Michael Stephen Goldman, M.D.

Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • James Martin vs. Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc, et al.
    • Lawyer: Brennan C. McCarthy, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Brennan McCarthy & Associates
    • Co-defendants: Buo Frundi, R.N. / Rachel Bozorth, R.N. / Kunmi Majekodunmi, M.D. / University of Maryland Medical System Corporation / Megan Gillen, R.N. / Teresa Billet, R.N.

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Christina Boardman, et al. vs. Julita Lett, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: John Yannone, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Price Benowitz, LLP.
    • Co-defendants: Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, Inc. / Premier OBGYN, LLC. / Chasheryl Ledane Leslie, M.D. / Anne Arundel Medical Center, Inc. / Anne Arundel Medical Center Collaborative Care Network, LLC. / Julita Andrea Lett, M.D.

The remaining 7 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Melanie Butler, Et Al V. Latoyrea Thompson, PC
    • Lawyer: James M. Ray II, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Ray Legal Group, LLC.
  • Robin Anello vs. Medstar Medical Group, LLC d/b/a Medstar Primary Care, et al.
    • Lawyer: William Beveridge, Jr., Esq. / Jonathan Adrian Cusson, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office Of Peter T. Nicholl
    • Co-defendants: Carrie B. Woodby, F.N.P.
  • Charles Rucks vs. Vascular Surgery Associates LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: William Beveridge, Jr., Esq. / Jonathan Adrian Cusson, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office Of Peter T. Nicholl
    • Co-defendants: Mark David Gonze, M.D.
  • Keith Washington vs. Wexford Health Sources, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jo Ann Camm, Esq. / Dawn Sunshine Veltman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Dawn S. Veltman
    • Co-defendants: Jason Clem, M.D.
  • Charade Glasper, et al. vs. Patapsco Valley Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Mark S. Cohen, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Mark S. Cohen
    • Co-defendants: 9109 Liberty Road Operations, LLC d/b/a Patapsco Valley Center / Genesis Eldercare Physician Services, LLC d/b/a/ Genesis Physician Services f/k/a Genesis Eldercare Physician Services, Inc. / Sadia Baqai, M.D.
  • Ralph Karn, III, et al. vs. 7232 German Hill Road Operations, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Ryan Patrick Richie, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wilson & Parlett
    • Co-defendants: Genesis Healthcare, LLC. / Genesis Healthcare Corporation / Careerstaff Management, LLC a/k/a Careerstaff Unlimited, LLC.
  • Laura Moyer, et al. vs. SSC Annapolis Operating Company, et al.
    • Lawyer: Peter L. Scherr, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Futrovsky, Forster & Scherr, Chartered
    • Co-defendants: Florentine Kampra, R.N. / Cheryl Crammer, R.N. / Kelley Snowden, R.N. / Stephen Rothwell, Sr. / Risikat Afolab Zannu, R.N.

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