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Baltimore Area Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in August 2018

By Byron Warnken

There were about 23 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of August.  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 cases as medical malpractice, med mal (as AA County does) or even “other tort.”

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

  • Northwest Hospital
    • Wilson, et al vs. Northwest Hospital Center, Inc.
      • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, LLC
      • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
  • Mercy Medical Center
    • Doris Thompson vs. Mercy Medical Center, Inc.
      • Lawyer: Sloane L. Fish, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • Mariana Pineda vs. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, et al.
      • Lawyer: Heather J. Kelly, Esq., Catherine D. Bertram, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Bertram Law Group
      • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
  • Tyrone Ross vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Kerry D. Staton, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico, & Staton, P.A.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Carrie Herzog vs. The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, et al.
      • Lawyer: Giles H. Manley, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
      • Co-defendant: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Inc., Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Development, LLC, Howard A. Zacur, M.D., Ph.D
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    • Arkemia Cotton-Fraction, et al vs. Brian P. Swehla, M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Governer E. Jackson, III, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Governor E. Jackson III, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Medstar Good Samaritan Physicians, LLC, The Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland, Inc.

The remaining 17 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities: 

  • Kapovich vs. Riverview, SNF, LLC
    • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
  • Mary Parna, et al vs. Stella Maris, Inc.
    • Lawyer: Grant A. Posner, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Grant A. Posner
  • Warnken, et al vs. Mid Atlantic Permanente Group, P.C., et al
    • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq., Myles Jacob Poster, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Samantha Zulu
  • Delmy E. Gonzalez, et al vs. Sonal Kachroo, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Jeffrey Peek, Esq., Drew C. Fritch, Esq., Thomas Cardaro, Esq., Samuel Van Dusen Lewis, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C.
  • John Toher vs. Loyola University Maryland, Inc., et al
    • Lawyer: Aaron L. Moore, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins
    • Co-defendant: Zack White
  • William Lookingbill vs. Wexford Health Services, Inc.
    • Lawyer: Bert W. Kapinus, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Bert Kapinus
  • Darron K. Green, et al vs. Muleta T. Obsu, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Allen Honick, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
    • Co-defendant: Bolaji Onabajo, M.D., Syed Rizvi, M.D., Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
  • Padma Rana, et al vs. Atiya Gopalani, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Emily Fuller, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry R. Glazer
  • Rosita Martin vs. Randall Martin, et al
    • Lawyer: John J. Cord, Esq.
    • Law Firm: John Cord Law, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Theresa Martin, Lifeline, Inc., Lifeline MD/VA, Inc., Lifeline of Maryland, Inc.
  • Barbara Davis, et al vs. Thomas Simcox, et al.
    • Lawyer: Christian Clark Mester, Esq., Maria Holbrook Dawson, Esq., Michael John Winkelman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: McCarthy, Winkelman & Mester, LLP
    • Co-defendant: Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates, PA
  • Cenia Davis vs. American Radiology Services, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Michael L. Sanders, Esq., Paul Michael D’Amore, Esq., Alayna Beth Carroll, Esq.
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
  • Joseph Wheatley vs. William Bair, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jeffrey Scott Quinn, Esq., E. Dale Adkins, III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, Inc.
  • Sandra O’Donnell, et al vs. Richard Gartner, Jr., DDS, PA, et al
    • Lawyer: Aaron Louis Moore, Esq.
    • Lawyer: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Chesapeake Periodontics, John E. Duckworth
  • Marie Narowanski, et al vs. Advanced Radiology, P.A., et al
    • Lawyer: Ace McBride, Esq., Paul Michael D’Amore, Esq.
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Carroll Health Group, LLC, Carroll Hospital Center, Inc., Lifebridge Health, Inc., Carroll Hospital Center Foundation, Inc., Carroll County Health Services Corporation, David Elder, M.D., Vanessa Redd, M.D., Binu Chacko, M.D., Thomas Galvin, M.D., Yatin Patel, M.D.
  • Terri Murray, et al. vs. Genesis Healthcare LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jack D. Lebowitz, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Lebowitz & Mzhen, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Severna Park Center
  • Casey Deane vs. Southern Maryland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, P.A., et al
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: Bennett F. Frankel, DDS.
  • Darlene Gilberto, et al vs. Johnston Family Medicine, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: David Charles Ellin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of David Ellin, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: Dennis N. Vinias, P.A.-C
  • The following firms filed 2 or more lawsuits in the month of August:
    • Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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By Byron Warnken

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