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July 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were 15 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of July in and around Baltimore that we listed below.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, and vice versa.

The following 6 lawsuits were filed against hospitals, or listed hospitals as co-defendants:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER
    • Wanda Allen, et al vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL
    • India Gray, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc.
      • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein & Forman, LLC
  • Kenneth Messick, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al.
    • Lawyer: Nomiki M. Pastrikos, Esq., Damien R. Banks, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: Edward F. McCarthy, Jr., Douglas E. Gladstone, Peninsula Regional Medical Center
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
    • Peele vs. Papp, et al
      • Lawyer: John J. Cord, Esq.
      • Law Firm: John Cord Law, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland, Inc., Medstar Good Samaritan Physicians, LLC
  • HARFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    • Calvert Hofferbert, et al vs. Harford Memorial Hospital, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., James D. Cardea, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Abilash Felix, M.D., Upper Chesapeake Emergency Medicine Physicians, LLC
  • SINAI HOSPITAL
    • Garnette Hargrove vs. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Alayna B. Carroll, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Davis & Davis, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Sinai Hospital Medical Staff Association, P.A., Wesley Ludwig, M.D., Lingxiang Ye, M.D.

The remaining 10 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Cromartie, et al vs. Holly Hill Nursing, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Roger S. Weinberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Roger S. Weinberg, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Communicare Health Services, Inc., Jiliana A. McCullough, LPN, White Oak Healthcare, LLC, W.O. Holdings, LLC, Home Dialysis of America, LLC, Deirdre Marie Kilpatrick, RN.
  • Powell, et al vs. Oakwood Rehab & Nursing, LLC
    • Lawyer: Grant A. Posner, Esq., John J. Cord, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Grant A. Posner, John Cord Law, LLC.
    • Co-defendant: Oakwood Care Center
  • Crystal Guinard vs. Patient First Maryland Medical Group, PLLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Emily Fuller, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Barry Glazer
    • Co-defendant: Marie C. Karusz, RN
  • Robinson vs. 16 Fusting Avenue Operations, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Sloane L. Fish, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Genesis Healthcare, LLC
  • Blair, et al vs. 16 Fusting Avenue Operations, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Sloane L. Fish
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Genesis Healthcare, LLC
  • Green, et al vs. Obsu, et al
    • Lawyer: David Daneman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
    • Co-defendant: Wexford Health Sources, Inc., Syed Rizvi, Bolaji Onabajo
  • Travon Robinson vs. Future Care Irvington, LLC
    • Lawyer: Sloane Fish, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Kirby, et al vs. Dabbah, et al
    • Lawyer: John C. M. Angelos, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of John C.M. Angelos
    • Co-defendant: Towson Orthopaedics Associates, Lifebridge Neurosurgery, Neal Naff.
  • Davetta Lowe vs. Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Gregory L. Lockwood, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC
    • Co-defendant: SSC Annapolis Operating Company, LLC
  • Jean Klappenberger vs. Annapolis Internal Medicine, LLC
    • Lawyer: Alayna Beth Carroll, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Davis & Davis
    • Co-defendant: Howard D. Goldstein, M.D.

The following firms filed 2 or more lawsuits in the month of July:

  • Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • John Cord Law, LLC.

June 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in and around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were about 25 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of June.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

May 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits In and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were about 17 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of May.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

April 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits In and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were about 21 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of April.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

The Hidden Costs of Maryland’s Non-Economic Damages Cap

By Byron Warnken

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January Baltimore Area Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Statistics

By Byron Warnken

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Peter Angelos Still Works Cases?

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November Maryland Circuit Court Statistics

By Byron Warnken

Medical malpractice lawsuits, or the lack thereof, is what stood out in November.  There were only 21 different medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in November. The number seems smaller than one might otherwise guess. Well known defendants include Frederick Memorial Hospital, Northwest Hospital Center, Emergency Medicine Associates, PA, Franklin Square Hospital, Peninsula Regional Medical […]

St. Agnes Hospital and Medical Malpractice – A Rough Month

By Byron Warnken

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