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JUNE 2021 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES IN AND AROUND BALTIMORE

By Stephanie Yanovich, on July 9, 2021

There were about 17 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of June. 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 8 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

      Atlantic General Hospital

  • Luzviminda Castillo, et al. vs. Christine Neto, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Benjamin Scott Salsbury, Esq. / Meryl Catherine Seidel, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Atlantic General Hospital Corp.

       Carroll Hospital Center

  • Kristi Cortez vs. Melvin Yeshnik, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Carroll Hospital Center, Inc. / Yeshnik and Associates, M.D., P.A.
  • Charles Ryan, Jr., et al. vs. Carroll Hospital Center, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Alison D. Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler
  • Co-defendants: Sabir Mohammad Taj, M.D. / Rebecca Lawrence Smith, M.D. / Advanced Radiology, P.A. / Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A.

       Franklin Square Hospital Center

  • Connie Bradsher, et al. vs. Franklin Square Hospital Center Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Keith David Forman, Esq. / Cecilia I. Lavrin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Paul T. Barbera M.D. /Paul T. Barbera M.D., P.A. / Medstar Franklin Square Physicians LLC
  • Winston Neighoff, et al. vs. Medstar Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Scott Alan Snyder, Esq. / Michael Brent Snyder, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Snyder Law Group

Howard County General Hospital

  • Mindy Riddick vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Samuel Owen Cole, Esq. / David Charles Ellin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office Of David Ellin, PC
  • Co-defendants: Florence Nwana, C.R.N.P. / Sheppard Pratt Health System, Inc. / Anisa Dian Cott, M.D. / Ashley Denise Bone, M.D. / Way Station, Inc.

Union Memorial Hospital

  • Carolyn Davis-Harris vs The Union Memorial Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC
  • Co-defendants: MedStar Union Memorial Physicians, LLC / MedStar Health, Inc. / Hania Habeeb, M.D.
  • Linda Marie Saeidi vs Paul Justin Tortolani, et al
  • Lawyer: James D. Cardea, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Mark S. Dill, P.A. / David Nathanael Lauver, M.D. / Deny Paul Mathew, M.D. / Ann Maria Hester, M.D. / The Union Memorial Hospital D/b/a Medstar Union Memorial Hospital / Adfinitas Health LLC D/b/a Adfinitas Health At BWMC / Baltimore Washington Medical Center, In. D/b/a UMB Washington Medical Center

The remaining 9 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Robert Bellamy vs Barenburg Optometric Services Inc, et al
  • Lawyer: Benjamin S. Salsbury, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Jonathan Duane Ekedahl, M.D.
  • Paris Cian Johnson, et al vs Kristi Pogue King MD, et al
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Joyce Adutwumwaa Bonsu, M.D. / Seton Medical Group Inc. / St Agnes Healthcare In
  • Rose Rapaport, et al. vs. Allen Friedman, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Megan Elizabeth Burns, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Weltchek Mallahan & Weltchek LLC
  • Co-defendants: Clinical Associates, P.A.
  • Connie Anderson, et al. vs. Patient First of Maryland Medical Group, PLLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jesse Ernest Cox, III, Esq. / John Grason Turnbull III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office Of Jesse Cox, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Stephen Fink, M.D. / Jeffrey Marucut, P.A.
  • Kenneth Naylor vs. 35 Milkshake Lane Operations LLC
  • Lawyer: Sloane Lisa Fish, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Christopher Wolf, et al. vs. 1801 Wentworth Road Operations LLC
  • Lawyer: Sloane Lisa Fish, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Paulette Johnson, et al. vs. 8720 Emge Road Operations, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Robert Edward Joyce, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices Of Robert Edward Joyce
  • Co-defendants: Genesis Healthcare, LLC
  • Shivae Barnes, et al. vs. Laura Emmanuel-Allen, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott Philip Kurlander, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C. / Jordan Howard Wolff, M.D. / Arpan Himanshu Patel, M.D.
  • Carlos Smith, et al. vs. Missale Solomon, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott Philip Kurlander, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Advanced Radiology, P.A. / Digestive Disease Associates, P.A. / Bijan Keramati, M.D.

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