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APRIL 2022 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES IN AND AROUND BALTIMORE

By Stephanie Yanovich

There were about 34 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of April. 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 16 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Sophia Lovdahl, et al. vs. Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Molly Nicholl Inglis, Esq. / Jonathan Adrian Cusson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Co-defendants: Annapolis Radiology Associates / Timothy Eckel, MD

 

  • William Holiday, Jr., et al. vs. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid Atlantic States Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Sandra Hawkins Robinson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
  • Co-defendants: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. / Anne Arundel Health System Inc. / Betina Franceschini, MD / Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group PC. / Elizabeth L. Robbins, MD /  Anne Arundel Physician Group LLC / Lauren S. Fitzpatrick, LLC / Anne Arundel Medical Center Inc. / Doctors Emergency Services PA / Anne Arundel Health Care Services Inc.

 

Civista Medical Center

  • Demetrius Beaty vs. David Lin, D.P.M., et al.
  • Lawyer: David J. Martin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Meyers, Rodbell and & Rosenbaum, PA
  • Co-defendants: Lulita Lucero – Ugalino, MD / Ashebir Woldeabezgi, MD / CIVISTA MEDICAL CENTER, INC. / CIVISTA CLINICAL SERVICES, LLC.

 

  • Cassandra Harrison vs. Jennifer Rice, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Civista Medical Center, Inc.

 

Frederick Health Hospital 

  • Jesus Paramo, et al. vs. Frederick Health Hospital Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Kevin David Stern, Esq. / Daniel Joseph Miller, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Miller Stern Lawyers, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Simmonds Martin & Helmbrecht LLC / Kalpana M Helmbrecht MD

 

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

  • Mary Ann North, et al. vs. Greater Baltimore Medical Center, et al.
  • Lawyer: Thomas William Keilty, III, Esq. / Nicholas Charles Bonadio, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos
  • Co-defendants: Maureen Abenoja, PT, DPT

 

  • Kierra Riley, et al. vs. Issam Daya, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. / Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, PA
  • Co-defendants: GBMC Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) / Capital Women’s Care, L.L.C. d/b/a Capital Women’s Care / Hsiao-Hui Lin, MD

 

  • Juliauna Kimbrough vs. Thelma Asare, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott Philip Kurlander, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, PA
  • Co-defendants: Fong Liu, MD / Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc. / Katherine Dugan, MD / Capital Women’s Care, LLC

 

  • Rachel Holman vs. Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Kevin P. Sullivan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: GBMC Healthcare, Inc. / Jordyn E. Jersey, CRNP

 

Harbor Hospital

  • Natalie Noel Shreve, et al vs Harbor Hospital, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: David M. Sheehan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Thomas & Libowitz, PA
  • Co-defendants: William Cedric Dash, MD / Bay Women’s Health LLC / Howard N. Popkin, MD

 

Howard County General Hospital

  • James W. Rhodes, et al. vs. HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC.
  • Lawyer: Christian Clark Mester, Esq.
  • Law Firm: McCarthy Winkleman & Mester LLP

 

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Catherine Hackette, et al vs Ahmet Kilic, M.D., et al
  • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Stevene Hsu, MD / Kavita Sharma, MD / Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.

 

  • MARIA CORREA vs THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq. / Scott A. Bowling, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group / Chapman, Bowling & Scott, PA
  • Co-defendants: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.

 

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

  • John Millward, et al vs Perry Lee Colvin Jr, et al
  • Lawyer: Marissa B. Joelson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Peter G. Angelos, PC
  • Co-defendants: Erik Hasenboehler, MD / Ahmer Irfan, MD / Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Inc.

 

Union Memorial Hospital

  • Joan A Tayree, et al vs The Union Memorial Hospital, et al
  • Lawyer: Francis J. Collins, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Kahn, Smith & Collins, PA
  • Co-defendants: Mahwish Ali, MD / Fayez Estephan, MD / Philip Buescher, MD

 

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

  • Estate of Wilbur Anders, et al. vs. William Cook, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Kelly Anne Donohue, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Goodman & Donohue, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Inc. / University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Systems Inc. / Lorien Harford Inc. / Donghua Wang, PA / Upper Chesapeake Orthopedics LLC / Reuben Abraham, MD

 

 

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

  • Damon Dockins, et al vs Blue Point SNF, LLC
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC

 

  • Laura Stanford vs Eason MD OPCO LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Reza Davani, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Ketterer, Browne & Associates, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Eason MD PROPCO LLC

 

  • Shannon Gulyas, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical Systems Corporation
  • Lawyer: Daniel J. Miller, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Miller Stern Lawyers

 

  • Angela Thames, et al vs Future Care-Irvington, LLC
  • Lawyer: John R. Roche, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Ballenger & Roche, LLC

 

  • Ashley Elias vs. Adventist Healthcare, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Nicholas Charles Bonadio, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos
  • Co-defendants: Babak Pirouz, MD

 

  • Barbara Lacey vs. Solomons Nursing Center, inc d/b/a Solomons Nursing and Rehab Center, et al., et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott A. Bowling, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Chapman & Bowling LLC

 

  • Loretta Rawlings, et al. vs. Oasis Nursing and Rehab, LLC, d/b/a Calvert County Nursing Center
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Elisha Nichole Hawk, Esq. / Matthew Brian Thompson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Rodney Lightfoot, Sr., et al. vs. Harold Rowson, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek LLC
  • Co-defendants: Ross Van Antwerp DO MPH PA / Jared E. Mallalieu / Laser Surgery Center Inc. / Harold T Rowson Inc. /

 

  • Maxine Bickerstaff, et al. vs. Morningside House of Ellicott City, LLC
  • Lawyer: Sloane Lisa Fish, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Sloane L. Fish, LLC

 

  • TAYLOR CHAMBERS vs. REZA TAFRISHI, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott Isaac Freedenberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, PC
  • Co-defendants: REZA TAFRISHI, DDS, PC

 

  • JUVENTINO GUERRA vs. RICHARD BROWN, et al.
  • Lawyer: Scott Isaac Freedenberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, PC
  • Co-defendants: SILVER SPRING HEALTH CENTER / MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

  • 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

 

  • W Parker, IV, et al. vs. Matthew Yeatman, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Matthew Edward Kiely, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown, Kiely LLP
  • Co-defendants: Frederick Gastroenterology Associates

 

  • MEGAN LOYNDS, et al. vs. 314 Grove Neck Road OPCO, LLC, etc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Dennis F. O’Brien, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dennis F. O’Brien, PA
  • Co-defendants: Recovery Centers of America Holdings, LLC / Recovery Centers of America Foundation Corporation / Recovery Centers of America Management Company / Recovery Centers of America Operations, LLC / TRC-OC, LLC

 

  • Demba Sallah vs. Hameed Peracha, et al.
  • Lawyer: Kevin P. Sullivan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Adventist Healthcare, Inc. / American Eye Care Center

 

  • Eric White, et al. vs. 4140 Old Washington Highway Operations LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Joshua Connor Sussex, Esq.
  • Law Firm: SG Legal Group, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Genesis MD Holdings LLC / Genesis Healthcare LLC / Gen Operations I, LLC / Gen Operations II, LLC / Genesis Healthcare, Inc. / Genesis Operations LLC

 

  • Jeannine Mianulli vs. Morris Polsky, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland, P.A. / Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC

 

  • John Stalcup, PR-Estate of Beulah Inez Stalcup vs. Oasis Nursing & Rehab, LLC d/b/a Calvert County Nursing Center
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group

 

 

 

 

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