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May 2021 Medical Malpractice Cases In And Around Baltimore

By Stephanie Yanovich, on June 7, 2021

There were about 26 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 12 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

 

Franklin Square Hospital Center

  • Gary Hartman, et al. vs. George Jabaji, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Marissa Beth Joelson, Esq. / Damien R. Banks, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G Angelos, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Franklin Square Hospital Center / White Square Vascular Surgery, P.A. / Clifford C. Muneses, M.D. / Envision Physician Services, LLC

 

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

  • Robert Stonesifer, et al vs The Johns Hopkins University, et al
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Rebecca Mooney, CRNP / Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc.

 

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Kaydance Bryant, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Brian M. Cathell, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offut, LLC

 

  • Terry Barberis vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: Jonathan A. Cusson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Co-defendants: Michael Adam Gorin, M.D.

 

 Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital

  • Krystle O’Dell vs. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, et al.
  • Lawyer: Christopher D. Wright, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Evan K. Thalenberg, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Rose Goncalves, M.D. / Medstar Health, Inc.

 

Mercy Medical Center

  • Sterling Smith, Et,al Vs. Mercy Medical Center, Inc, Et,al
  • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
  • Co-defendants: St. Paul Place Specialists, Inc. / Vipul N. Nanavati, M.D.

 

Meritus Medical Center

  • Zoe Schreiber vs. Meritus Medical Center, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Andrew J. Hall, Esq. / Robert R. Michael, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Shadoan, Michael & Wells, LLP
  • Co-defendants: Zachary Thompson, M.D. / Oliver Chen, M.D. / Associated Radiologists, P.A. / Vision Radiology, Professional Limited Liability Company / Alexander Julian Wade, M.D. / MEP Health, LLC

 

Northwest Hospital Center

  • Catina Williams vs. David Moss, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: William Beveridge, Jr., Esq. / Jonathan Adrian Cusson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Co-defendants: Northwest Hospital Center, Inc. / F&S Radiology, P.C.

 

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

  • Tenia Stuckey vs Reginald Degrafernreid CRNP, et al
  • Lawyer: Laura G. Zois, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Miller & Zois, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore / Sinai Hospital of Baltimore / Drew Pate, M.D. / Gretchen Scott, LCSW

 

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Keith Manchester, et al vs University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Giles H. Manley, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
  • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Surgical Associates, P.A. / Lilian Regula / Joseph Friedberg, M.D. / University of Maryland Medical System

 

  • Felicia Y. Dorsey, Et Al. V. University of Maryland, Et Al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Medical System Corporation D/b/a University of Maryland / University of Maryland Obstetrical and Gynecological Associates, P.A.

 

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

  • James Cherundolo vs. University of Maryland St. Joseph Orthopaedics, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Meryl Catherine Seidel, Esq. / Kevin P. Sullivan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: David F. Dalury, M.D.

 

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

 

  • Sheletra Patterson, et al vs Future Care Irvington LLC
  • Lawyer: Sloane L. Fish, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC

 

  • Elizabeth Bieler, et al vs Onyebuchi Ogbuagu MD, et al
  • Lawyer: Zev T. Gerson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Gershon, Willoughby & Getz LLC
  • Co-defendants: Vohra Post-Acute Care Physicians of The East, PA

 

  • Harrison Segall vs Stanley Kim, et al
  • Lawyer: Amy M. Orsi, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Stephen A. Markey, III, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Patel Qi Bhangra of Federal Hill PA

 

  • Baltimore Eagle, LLC vs Ronisha A. Moore
  • Lawyer: Nathaniel K. Risch, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Mann & Risch, LLC

 

  • Shade M Keating, et al vs Maryland Provo-I Medical Services, PC, et al
  • Lawyer: Michael B. Snyder, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Snyder & Snyder
  • Co-defendants: Paul Lunis, M.D. / Lunis & Associates Pediatrics, PA / Ioana Gheorghiu / M.D. / Ofundem Nokuri, M.D. / Rebecca Harris, CRNP / Odunlade Olalere, PNP / Phat Phu Pham, M.D.

 

  • John McNabney vs. Joseph Murphy, M.D.
  • Lawyer: Christopher E. Rizakos, Esq. / Henry L. Belsky, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A.

 

  • Leslie Cook vs. Elizabeth Lowe, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Kristin Roya Hosseinzadeh, Esq. / Christopher T. Casciano, Esq. / Samuel M. Riley, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC / Samuel M. Riley, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Elkton General Surgery / Upper Bay Surgery Center, LLC / Stephen Sardino, M.D. / Cumberland Anesthesia AMS LLC / Kimberly D. Brockmeyer, R.N.

 

  • Jennifer Bottomley vs. Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., et al.
  • Lawyer: Kristin Roya Hosseinzadeh, Esq. / Christopher T. Casciano, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Pravin K. Rao, M.D. / Yodit W. Negusse, M.D. / Elie Cheikh, M.D. / Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. / Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

 

  • JACQUELINE JARRETT vs. WILLIAM BARRETT, Doctor of Dental Sur
  • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.

 

  • Trenae Webster, et al. vs. Elizabeth Pernal, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: David A. Harak, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Harak Law Firm, LLC

 

  • Terri Sales, et al. vs. Kevin McCarthy, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Associated Radiologists, P.A.

 

  • Michael Vernon vs. Gastrointestinal Associates of Maryland, P.A.
  • Lawyer: Meghan E. Noone, Esq./ John P. Valente, III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group

 

  • Abbey Scherr vs. Salman Malik, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Harry Martin Rifkin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Harry M. Rifkin, Esq.
  • Co-defendants: Maryland Cardiovascular Associates LLC

 

  • Laura Parker, et al vs Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group PC, et al
  • Lawyer: Charles W. Meltmar, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
  • Co-defendants: Manor Care Health Services- Woodbridge Valley

 

 

 

 

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