Maryland Lawsuits AgainstFrederick Memorial Hospital Inc

Baltimore, MD 21201

Frederick Memorial Hospital Inc.

According to Maryland Judiciary Case Search, Frederick Memorial, entered with that exact spelling, has been sued for medical malpractice 36 times and for tort claims 2 times since 2012. The exact search criteria used on Maryland Judiciary Case Search is as follows:  Company: Frederick Memorial, Party Type: Defendant, Case Type: Civil (Medical Malpractice & Other Tort), Court System: Circuit Court only, County: Default All, Filing Date: 9/26/2012-06/15/2022.

History of Frederick Memorial Hospital

The facility opened in 1902 after Emma Smith, a lifelong resident of Frederick, MD, raised $8,000 to build a hospital in her hometown. Five years later, the size of the campus had doubled, and today Frederick Memorial Hospital remains the only acute care institution in Frederick County. The hospital is a private, non-profit establishment and one of the top employers in the region with over 2,700 workers.

In October 2019, Frederick Memorial Hospital changed its name to Frederick Health Hospital as part of a rebranding initiative. The umbrella organization that operates the hospital, Frederick Regional Health System, also changed its name to Frederick Health. Several other facilities are part of the Frederick Health network, including Frederick Health Hospice, Frederick Health Employer Solutions, and Frederick Health Home Care.

According to Maryland Judiciary Case Search, Frederick Health Hospital, entered with that exact spelling and using the same metrics listed above, has been sued for medical malpractice 9 times.

Frederick Memorial Hospital in the News

In March 2019, Frederick Regional Health System (now known as Frederick Health), which operates Frederick Memorial Hospital, issued a press release stating that hundreds of its patients had protected health information (PHI) exposed due to an electronic data breach. According to the press release, a Frederick Health system employee was the victim of a phishing attack whereby an unauthorized user gained entry to their email files. As a result, the illicit user had access to highly confidential patient records containing their names, social security numbers, and health information.

While Frederick Health officials indicated there was no evidence of PHI misuse, they offered a free year of credit monitoring to eligible patients as a precaution. Affected patients were also advised to “review statements they receive from their health insurers” for accuracy.

Some of the major personal injury attorneys that regularly sue Frederick Memorial Hospital/Frederick Health Hospital for medical malpractice are: Salsbury, Clements, Bekman Marder & Adkins LLC; Miller Stern Lawyers, LLC; and Goldberg & Finnegan LLC.

As the hospital is based in Frederick County, most of the cases filed in the Maryland circuit court system against Frederick Memorial Hospital/Frederick Health Hospital were in Frederick County Circuit Court. If you or a loved one have been injured by Frederick Memorial Hospital/Frederick Health Hospital, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to assess your claim.

Last updated June 15, 2022

All data below is as according to the MD Judiciary, As of: 9/26/2012. Data Policy

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