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MARCH 2022 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES IN AND AROUND BALTIMORE

By Stephanie Yanovich

There were about 27 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of March. 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 14 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Jasmine Minor, et al. vs. Luminus Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Patrick Andrew Thronson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Diane Couchman / Dean Teague

 

Calvert Health Medical Center

  • Roxanne Hawkins, et al. vs. Calvert Health Medical Center, et al. Hospital, et al.
  • Lawyer: Rickey Nelson Jones, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Reverend Rickey Nelson Jones Esq.
  • Co-defendants: Sheri B. Coleman, CRNP / Lori M. Sweitzer, DO / Suzanne Rindfleisch, D.O. & Associates, P.A. / Capital Womens Care LLC / LSC OB/GYN, LLC

 

Franklin Square Hospital Center

  • David Diotte, et al. vs. Grice McMullan, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. / Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Advanced Radiology, P.A. / Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc. / Inci Semra Engin, MD / MedStar Franklin Square Physicians, LLC / Grice Shelton McMullan, MD

 

Howard County General Hospital

  • Tammy Boering vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Robert Edward Joyce, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Law Offices of Robert E. Joyce
  • Co-defendants: Johns Hopkins Emergency Medical Services, LLC / Anne Arundel Medical Center Collaborative Care Network, LLC / George Charles Kochman III, MD / John Anthony Lapczynski, DO / Kristine Louise Schultz, MD

 

  • Breon Anderson, et al. vs. The Johns Hopkins Health System Corp., et al.
  • Lawyer: Ace McBride, Esq. / Paul Michael D’Amore, Esq.
  • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Lahaina Lee Rosario Hall, MD / Christina Katherine Chandler, MD / Wenjie Sun, MD / Howard County General Hospital / Louis Kokkinakos, MD / Abimbola Aina, MD / Dana Christine Baras, MD / Yasmin S. Holsey, MD / Denis Kirkner-Vourlos, MD / Svena Julien, MD / The Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. / Donna Neale, MD

 

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

  • Reynold Blubaugh vs Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc., et al
  • Lawyer: Kevin A. Clasing, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Parker, Pallett Slezak & Russell LLC
  • Co-defendants: Owen J. Halloran, MD / Reagan Copper, MSN, CRNA

 

Mercy Medical Center

  • Sarah Kellam vs Charles Chan-Kyu Park, MD., et al 
  • Lawyer: Alison Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Co-defendants: St. Paul Place Specialists, Inc. / Mercy Medical Center, Inc.

 

Montgomery General Hospital, Inc.

  • Marilyn Udell, et al. vs. Michael Perline, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. / James Donald Cardea, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Montgomery General Hospital, Inc. / Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A. / David Scheraga, DO /

 

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

  • Danielle Cabellos vs Tola B. Fashokun, M.D., et al
  • Lawyer: Aaron L. Moore, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder, Hopper, Malarkey & Perlin, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore, Inc.

 

St. Mary’s Hospital of St. Mary’s County

  • Ronald Phetteplace, et al. vs. Timothy Burke, et al.
  • Lawyer: John R. Sutherland, Esq. / Kristen Atkins Brinster, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Sutherland & Brinster
  • Co-defendants: Medstar Medical Group Radiology, LLC / Arnold Raizon, MD / St. Mary’s Hospital of St. Mary’s County / Riva Road Surgical Center, LLC / Maryland Brain, Spine, + Pain, LLC / Kevin Slayton, PA

 

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Jeriah Doughty vs University Of Maryland Obstetrical And Gynecological Associates, P.A., et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC
  • Co-defendants: University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC / University Of Maryland Medical System, Inc. / Christina C. Enzmann, MD / Lisa A. Spencer, CNM / Ozhan M. Turan, MD / Elizabeth S. Gebremariam, MD / Amanda F. Guardado, MD

 

  • Elizabeth Schelest, et al vs Talal Al-Qaoud MD, et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC
  • Co-defendants: Naeem Goussous, MD / University Of Maryland Surgical Associates, P.A. / University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC

 

  • Precise Kingdom, et al vs University Of Maryland Obstetrical And Gynecological Associates, P.A., et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC
  • Co-defendants: University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC / University Of Maryland Medical System, Inc. / Christina C. Enzmann, MD / Lisa A. Spencer, CNM / Ozhan M. Turan, MD / Elizabeth S. Gebremariam, MD / Amanda F. Guardado, MD

 

  • Emanuel Nixon vs Andrew C. Kramer, et al
  • Lawyer: Alison Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Rena Deep Malik, MD / University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC / University Of Maryland Surgical Associates, P.A. / University Of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. F/k/a University Physicans

 

The remaining 13 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Colin Jesien vs Priority Care Clinics, LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Damien R. Banks, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Peter G. Angelos
  • Co-defendants: Christina Dolinar, PA

 

  • Monica Jaundoo, et al vs Post-Acute Care Center Opco, LLC
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron LLC

 

  • Felicia Renea Robinson, et al vs Canton Harbor Healthcare Center, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Mark E. Herman, Esq.
  • Law Firm: William G. Kolodner, P. A.
  • Co-defendants: Christina Dolinar, PA

 

  • Diane Hamis, et al vs University Of Maryland Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq. / Scott P. Kurander, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.

 

  • Geoffrey T Carroll, et al vs Justin Lewis DPM, et al
  • Lawyer: David J. Martin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum P A
  • Co-defendants: Maryland Foot And Ankle Specialist, LLC

 

  • Robert Backover vs. Frederick Urology Associates P A, et al.
  • Lawyer: Adam Joseph Davey, Esq. / Catherine A. Dickinson, Esq. / Michael Belsky, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schlachman, Belsky & Weuber P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Mullins Family Dentistry, P.C.

 

  • John Acord, et al. vs. Mutsa Munjoma, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Maryland Medical First, P.A.

 

  • Melody Smith, et al. vs. Ridgeway Manor, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Brian Stuart Brown, Esq. / Christopher Somerville, Esq. / Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Erin Cazer-Gilliland, et al. vs. Sheppard Pratt Health System, Inc.
  • Lawyer: A. Reza Davani, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Ketterer Brown & Associates

 

  • Damaris Johnson, et al. vs. Genesis Healthcare, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: A. Reza Davani, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Ketterer Brown & Associates
  • Co-defendants: Genesis Healthcare, Inc. / 1801 Wentworth Road Operations, LLC d/b/a Perring Parkway Center / 1801 Wentworth OPCO LLC d/b/a Autumn Lake Healthcare at Perring Parkway / LG-OHI Wentworth, LLC / Neka Anyaogu, MD

 

  • Jan O’Connor vs. The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, et al.
  • Lawyer: Heather K. Yeung, Esq. / Jonathan Paul Kagan, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Athelas Institute, Inc. / Laura Lynch, RN / Swati Saraiya, MD

 

  • Estate of Lester A. Curtian, Sr. , et al. vs. Meadow Park Operator, LLC, et al.
  • Lawyer: Alison D. Kohler, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Marquis Health Services, LLC / Marquis Health Consulting Services, LLC / Cedarbridge Care Services, LLC / Marcelino D. Albuerne, MD / Charia L. Friend, CRNP / Scott John Lepre, MD / Rehabilitation Medicine Associates of Maryland, LLC

 

  • Mary Lou Barlow vs. Vindobona Operating Group L L C, et al.
  • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Royston Mueller McLean & Reid LLP
  • Co-defendants: MFI Healthcare MDLLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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