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April 2021 Medical Malpractice Cases In and Around Baltimore

By Stephanie Yanovich, on May 7, 2021

There were about 27 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of April. 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 13 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • Kathy Dyes vs. Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc.
  • Lawyer: James Donald Cardea, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.

 

Frederick Health Hospital

  • Margaret Blank, et al. vs. Frederick Health Hospital Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman Marder & Adkins LLC
  • Co-defendants: MEP Health LLC / Anil K. Mahajan, M.D.

 

Howard County General Hospital

  • Estate of Sherrill Anne Marty, et al. vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Walter E. Gillcrist, Jr., Esq. / Anne Kelley Howard, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Budow and Noble P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Holy Cross Health, Inc. A/K/A Holy Cross Hospital /Howard County General Hospital, Inc., A Johns Hopkins Institute

 

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Karen Swam Vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Et Al
  • Lawyer: Jonathan A. Cusson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Co-defendants: Brian Richard Matlaga, M.D.

 

  • Franklin Fahnbulleh vs David Savin PA, et al
  • Lawyer: Marissa B. Joelson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Aarti Mathur, M.D. / Johns Hopkins Hospital / Johns Hopkins Medicine International, LLC

 

Mercy Medical Center

  • Edna M. Neal vs Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Alison Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Alain Tanbe, M.D. / Mercy Medical Center Inc. / Kak Rae Kim, M.D. / Gregory P. Steiner, M.D. / Vascular Specialty Services, Inc. / Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Inc. / Raymond Taylor Jr., M.D. / The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation
  • Elizabeth McIntyre vs Mercy Medical Center, et al
  • Lawyer: Glenn E. Mintzer, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Joseph John Ciotola, M.D.

 

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

  • Devera W. Melvin, et al vs Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins LLC
  • Co-defendants: Omar W. Acres, M.D.

 

  • Brien C. Boone, et al vs Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore Inc.
  • Lawyer: Jermaine D. Haughton, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC

 

Union Memorial Hospital

  • Harry L. McNeil, et al vs The Union Memorial Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: Charles W. Meltmar, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
  • Co-defendants: Daniel Teklay, M.D.

 

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Jeremy Karn, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical Center, et al
  • Lawyer: Jason B. Penn, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP
  • Co-defendants: Raymond Pensy, M.D.

 

University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute

  • James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Inc. (trading as, University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute or UMROI)
  • Lawyer: Francis J. Collins, Esq. / Joanne L. Suder, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Suder Law Firm, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Madhavi Davuluri, M.D. / Zelalem Makonnen, M.D. / Kathleen A. Newman, CRNP / Theresa Tucker, RN

 

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

  • Gordon Hoffman, Sr., et al. vs. University of Maryland St. Joseph’s Medical Center, et al.
  • Lawyer: Meryl Catherine Seidel, Esq. / Benjamin Scott Salsbury, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Osler Drive Emergency Physician Associates, P.A. / Stephen H. Pollock, M.D. / Christopher Costa, M.D. / Robert Scott Brannan, M.D.

 

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

  • Marcellus Boles, et al vs Alice Operator LLC
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC

 

  • Tanya B. Perkins, et al vs Mid-Atlantic Nephrology Associates PA, et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC
  • Co-defendants: Robert A. Fuld, M.D. / DCA of West Baltimore LLC / US Renal Care, Inc. / Navneet K. Ahuja, M.D.

 

  • Amila Carter, et al vs University Of Maryland Surgical Associates, P.A., et al
  • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt
  • Co-defendants: Brian Englum, M.D.

 

  • Tabitha Dare, et al. vs. Mechele Silva, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott A. Bowling, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Chapman & Bowling, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C.

 

  • Cindy Smith, et al. vs. Holly Hill Nursing, LLC d/b/a Holly Hill Healthcare Center
  • Lawyer: Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq. / Brian Stuart Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Eugene Custis, et al. vs. Catonsville Health Care, LLC, dba Forest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Eleanor Teresa Chung, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Martin Hines vs. Vorizen Assisted Living, LLC I & II
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Eleanor Teresa Chung, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Veronica Shepard vs. American Radiology Services, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jacqueline T. Colclough, Esq. / Salvatore J. Zambri, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Regan, Zambri & Long, PLLC
  • Co-defendants: Mark D. Whitaker, M.D. / American Radiology Associates, P.A.

 

  • Daniel Barnes, et al. vs. SSC Glen Burnie Operating Co. LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: David Charles Ellin, Esq. / Samuel Owen Cole, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office of David Ellin, PC
  • Co-defendants: SHC Holdco, Inc. / Debra Snyder, LPN / Jennifer Mays, CRNP / d/b/a Supplemental Health Care / Vivian Koyier, LPN

 

  • Edward Misowitz, et al. vs. Angels Among Us ALF, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Anne L. Preston, Esq. / Thomas Christopher Costello, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Costello Law Group
  • Co-defendants: American Realty Consultants, LLC

 

  • David Hinshaw, et al. vs. Peninsula Regional Genesis Eldercare LLC dba Salisbury Rehab & Nursing Center
  • Lawyer: Alexandra Rizzo, Esq. / Joseph Edward Dever, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Dever & Feldstein, LLC

 

  • Natasha Rummelhoff Vs. Michael Saoud, Dmd, et al.
  • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Southern Maryland Family Dental Associates, LLC

 

  • Dawn Cooper Baer Vs. Justin Haugh, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
  • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Hanover Dental Care / Daniel C. McEowen, DDS, P.C.

 

  • David Sills, et al. vs. S-H Mid-Atlantic OPCO – Satyr Hill, LLC
  • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Royston Mueller McLean & Reid, LLP

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