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AUGUST 2021 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES IN AND AROUND BALTIMORE

By Stephanie Yanovich

There were about 17  medical malpractice suits filed in the month of August. 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 7 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

        Greater Baltimore Medical Center

  • William Carr, et al. vs. Dominique Allen, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc. / Capital Women’s Care, L.L.C. / Merryman & Allen, LLC / Marie Ann Pane, M.D. / Erin Elizabeth Jain, M.D.

  

Frederick Health Hospital

  • Wayne Myers vs. Frederick Health Hospital Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Samantha Lynn Peters, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Goldberg Finnegan
  • Co-defendants: Sydney De Angelis, M.D. / USACS of Maryland, LLC

 

        Medstar Harbor Hospital

  • Vergie L Young vs Harbor Hospital, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek LLC
  • Co-defendants: Neil D. Majmundar, M.D. / MedStar Harbor Hospital Physicians, LLC / Madhubindu Musunuru, M.D.

 

Meritus Medical Center

  • Joseph Householder, et al. vs. Meritus Medical Center, et al.
  • Lawyer: Christopher T. Nace, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Paulson & Nace, PLLC

 

  University of Maryland  Medical Center

  • Charnice Graves vs University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Michael L. Sanders, Esq.
  • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Kiranpreet Chawla, M.D. / Katherine Rose Goetzinger, M.D. / Christopher J. Welsh, M.D.

 

University of Maryland Shore Medical Center

  • Betty Mackert vs. Christopher Hager, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Anne Arundel Physician Group, LLC d/b/a Anne Arundel Medical Group – Chesapeake Womens Health / Shore Health System, Inc. d/b/a University of Maryland Shore Medical Center At Easton

 

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

  • Debra Utterbaugh, et al. vs. Sid Kharal, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jamison Glenn White, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bennett & Heyman, PA
  • Co-defendants: Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Inc. / John W Krieger PA-C

 

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

  • Sharon Poole, et al vs Harford Road Health Care, LLC
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC

 

  • Kavin William Bobbit, et al vs Keswick Multi-Care Centers, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC

 

  • Feryal Shelton vs Golden Pond Adult Day Program, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Thomas C. Costello, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Costello Law Group

 

  • Shanna Ward, et al. vs. Lorien-Harford, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Elisha Nichole Hawk, Esq. / Kristen Marie Mack, Esq. / Brian Stuart Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Adrienne Taylor vs. FCOC, LLC d/b/a Future Care Old Court
  • Lawyer: Elisha Nichole Hawk, Esq. / Megan Lousie Whiteside, Esq. / Brian Stuart Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Danielle Smith, et al. vs. LP Cambridge, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Eleanor Teresa Chung, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Signature Healthcare at Mallard Bay / Patricia A. Johnson, M.D.

 

  • Robert Cutler, III, et al. vs. Justin Nelms, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq. / Andrew B. Mason, Esq. / Jeffrey Peek, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
  • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Medical System Corporation / University of Maryland Faculty Physicians Inc.

 

  • Peter Zylstra vs. Mohamed Saccoh, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
  • Lawyer: Kevin A. Clasing, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Parker, Pallett, Slezak & Russell, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Tu H. Cao, D.O. / Francis J. Sanzaro, M.D.

 

  • Mary Robinson vs. Korinne Covington
  • Lawyer: Laurence A. Marder, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC

 

  • Linda Murray, et al. vs. Michael Lerner, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jamison Glenn White, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bennett & Heyman, PA
  • Co-defendants: Frederick Primary Care Associates PA