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OCTOBER 2020 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUITS IN MARYLAND

By Andrew Mazan

There were about 31 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of October. 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 15 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

  • Yvonne Conrad, et al. vs. William Cook, IV, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Aaron Robert Parker, Esq. / Marissa Beth Joelson, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
    • Co-defendants: Ben Diffenderfer, PAC / University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Inc.

Mercy Medical Center

  • James P. Pappas vs Rebecca A. Cerrato, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Alison Kohler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Mercy Medical Center, Inc.

Northwest Hospital Center

  • Terrell Brown, Sr. vs. Karen Perkins, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. / Scott Philip Kurlander, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Northwest Hospital Center, Inc. / MEP Health, LLC / Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc. / A Woman’s Choice OB/GYN, LLC / Michael G. Jones, P.A.

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

  • Deitra Z Ringgold, et al vs University Of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Henry L. Belsky, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Ronald Flax, M.D. / Atena M. Rosak, M.D. / First Colonies Anesthesia Associates, LLC
  • Neil Berlin, et al. vs. University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Group, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Ryan Scott Perlin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury, Clements, Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendants: University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, LLC

Civista Medical Center

  • Estate of Barbara A. Foote vs. Civista Medical Center, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: Robert David Schulte, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schulte Booth
    • Co-defendants: David Fromberg, M.D. / Robyn Anderson, M.D.

Howard County General Hospital

  • Selina Boatemaa vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: H. Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Howard County General Hospital, Inc. / Dana C. Baras, M.D. / The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • John R Kopp III, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
    • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins LLC
    • Co-defendants: The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation / Alexander L. Coon, M.D. / Bowen Jian, M.D. / Matthew T. Bender, M.D. / Francis L. Kirk III, M.D. / Mary Saliski, CRNA
  • Kingston Hayes, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq. / Jermaine D. Haughton, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein & Forman
  • Tamara Dashiell, et al vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Lawyer: Aaron L. Moore, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman Marder & Adkins

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

  • Doretha Grafton, et al vs Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore Inc
    • Lawyer: Jonathan A. Cusson, Esq. / Caitlin K. Carpenter, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Natalya Stanford vs Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore Inc, et al
    • Lawyer: Christopher S. Norman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Stephen Condouris, CRNP / MEP Health, LLC

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Denise Pine vs. Anne Arundel Medical Center Inc, et al.
    • Lawyer: Megan Elizabeth Burns
    • Law Firm: Weltchek Mallahan & Weltchek LLC
    • Co-defendants: Anne Arundel Physician Group LLC

Union Hospital of Cecil County

  • Tracey White vs. Elizabeth Lowe, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: James Donald Cardea, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: The Union Hospital of Cecil County, Inc. d/b/a ChristianaCare, Union Hospital / Elkton General Surgery, LLC

St. Mary’s Hospital

  • Donna Bridgwater, et al. vs. St. Mary’s Hospital of St. Mary’s County, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: David A. Harak, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Harak Law Firm, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Nicholas Tapazoglou, M.D. / Medstar Health, Inc.

 

The remaining 16 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Rosemary Murphy vs. Marie Ziesat
    • Lawyer: Michelle Barnes, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Michelle Barnes Attorney at Law
  • Keith Hall, et al. vs. Thomas Beck, M.D.
    • Lawyer: Frank Anthony Natale, II, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bowers Law MD
  • Yusef Oncel, et al. vs. Maryland Health Enterprises, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: James William Taglieri, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Cadeaux, Taglieri & Notarius, PC
    • Co-defendants: Gary A. Kazalow, M.D. / Lorien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
  • Kathleen Whitmoyer vs. Eric Chang, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Marissa Beth Joelson, Esq. / Thomas William Keilty III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, LLC
  • Joseph Breen, IV vs. Park Pharmacy Inc.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Kurt Trabold, et al. vs. Dale Heitzig, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Frederick Primary Care Associates, P.A. / Rebecca Faherty, PA
  • Francis Bain, et al. vs. William Malone, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Mark Harshany, M.D. / Direct Radiology, LLC / Expresscare of Eldersburg, LLC
  • MICHELE HILL vs. WILFRED ST. CYR, Doctor of Dental Sur
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Quinay Cooper, et al. vs. Neeraj Verma, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jermaine Derville Haughton, Esq. / Keith David Forman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendants: North American Partners In Anesthesia (Maryland) LLC / Kafayat Bello-Ogundipe, CRNA
  • John Acord, et al. vs. Mutsa Munjoma, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Aubrey Wray Fitch, IV, Esq. / Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Maryland Medical First, P.A.
  • Ann Windsor, et al. vs. Podiatry Associates, P.A., et al.
    • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman Marder & Adkins
    • Co-defendants: Daniel W. Halayko, D.P.M.
  • Mona Hassan vs. Daniel Maver, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Andrew Thor Stephenson, Esq. / Renee L. Bowen, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Franklin & Prokopik, P.C.
    • Co-defendants: American Radiology Services, LLC / American Radiology Associates, P.A. / Kathleen B. Wooten, M.D.
  • Daniel Riddic vs Patient First Maryland Medical Group, PLLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Michael Smith, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury, Clements, Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendants: James Donaldson, P.A. / St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc. / CEP America – Maryland, LLC / Puja Mody, P.A.
  • Maureen H. Green vs University Of Maryland Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
    • Lawyer: Mark C. Miller, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Blondell & Miller, LLC
  • The Estate Of Pearl Lee Morton, et al vs Future Care Homewood, et al
    • Lawyer: Matthew R. Ballenger, Esq. / John R. Roche, Esq. / Allan B. Rabineau, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Ballenger & Roche, LLC
    • Co-defendants: Charles Street Health Care, LLC / Farida Amer, M.D.
  • Nichole C. Wainwright, et al vs Alice Operator, LLC
    • Lawyer: Vadim Alexander Mzhen, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Lebowitz & Mzhen, LLC

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By Andrew Mazan

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By Andrew Mazan

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By Andrew Mazan

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By Byron Warnken

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