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By Stephanie Yanovich, on March 16, 2022

There were about 26 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of February. 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:

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Virginia Shekell vs. Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Lawyer: Bradley L. Kelly, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office of Brad Kelly, LLC


Civista Medical Center

  • Lucianna Gressis, et al. vs. Alexander Sungjoo Myong, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Civista Medical Center, Inc.


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

  • Andrea J O’Neil, et al vs Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Carlos G. Stecco, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Stecco Law, PC
  • Co-defendants: Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation


Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Orazio Massoni Jr, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
  • Co-defendants: The Johns Hopkins Hospital


  • Ean Rush, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: Michael B. Snyder, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Snyder Law Group, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Christy Deloris B. Gray, MD / Devon O’Brien-Coon, MD / Heather Noelle Di Carlo, MD / Robert Travieso, MD / Lauren Elizabeth Eisenbeis, PA-C / Eva-Marie J. Vinson, RN/ Lewis Charles Eder, CRNA / Ramola Bhambhani, MBBS


St. Agnes Hospital

  • Margaret Davis, et al vs Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: H. Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian LLC
  • Co-defendants: Caroline Braun, PA-C / Jon D. Falck, MD


Union Hospital of Cecil County

  • Annette Exum vs. The Union Hospital of Cecil County, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Aryeh Rabinowitz, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder, Hopper, Malarkey & Perlin, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Kristen Lopez, PA-C / Herbert S. Rodriguez / Natalie Berman, MD / Andrew L. Aswegan, MD


University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Betty Fulmore-Thomas vs University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Alison Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Co-defendants: University Of Maryland Medical System Corporation / Paul S. Park, MD


The remaining 18 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Toni Christian, et al vs Fayette Leasing Co., et al
  • Lawyer: Reza Davani, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Ketterer, Browne & Associates, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Fayette MGMT. Co., LLC / Fayette Leasing Co. / Health Care Facility Management, LLC / Second Option OP Co., LLC


  • Brittany Boone, et al vs Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, PC
  • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein & Forman


  • Victoria Day vs Furture Care Health And Management Of Homewood, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Robert E. Joyce, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office Of Barry R. Glazer
  • Co-defendants: Farida Amer, MD


  • Donna Hilton vs Fayette Health And Rehabilitation Center, et al
  • Matthew B. Rogers, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Greenberg Law Office
  • Co-defendants: CHS Therapy Services II, LLC / Communicare Rehabilitation Services / Communicare Family Companies / Fayette Leasing Co., LLC / Communicare Family Of Companies / MD OMG EMP, LLC


  • Regina Burns vs. Stephen Mullins, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
  • Lawyer: T. Lee Beeman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Buckel, Levasseur, Pillai & Beeman, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Mullins Family Dentistry, P.C.


  • Caroline Greco vs. Martin’s Wood, LLC
  • Lawyer: Kristen Marie Mack, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq. / Brian Stuart Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC


  • Sandra Whittington, et al. vs. Axis Healthcare, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq. / Matthew Brian Thompson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Axis Health at Manokin PropCo LLC / Axis Health at Manokin OpCo LLC d/b/a Manokin Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare


  • Jean Goldsmith vs. Lorien Howard, Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Sloane Lisa Fish, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Lorien at Turf Valley


  • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Co-defendants: Aspen Hill Smiles, PA / Richard G. Wyne, DDS


  • The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation
  • Lawyer: Heather K. Yeung, Esq. / Jonathan Paul Kagan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Athelas Institute, Inc. / Swati Saraiya, MD / Laura Lynch, CRNP


  • Ellen Gertner, et al. vs. King David at Autumn Lakes, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Bradley L. Kelly, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Office of Brad Kelly, LLC
  • Co-defendants: King David Nursing and Rehabilitation Center


  • Shewalem Kerse, et al. vs. Garry Ruben, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jeffrey Scott Quinn, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder, Hopper, Malarkey & Perlin, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Holy Cross Health, Inc.


  • Ashley Patterson vs. Ralph Pirozzi, Doctor of Dental Sur
  • Lawyer: Leonard C. Redmond III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Leonard C. Redmond III, PC


  • Grace Ortiz, et al. vs. Village At Rockville, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Peter L. Scherr, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Futrovsky, Forster & Scherr, Chartered


  • Charles Kilmon vs. Patricia Johnson, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Joshua Connor Sussex, Esq.
  • Law Firm: SG Legal Group, LLC
  • Co-defendants: 525 Glenburn Avenue Operations


  • Robert Pratt vs. Andrew Harbin, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Chesapeake Urology Associates, LLC


  • Mary Lou Barlow vs. Braddock Heights Healthcare LLC
  • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Royston, Mueller, McLean, & Reid LLP


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