Maryland Lawsuits AgainstSt Joseph Medical Center Inc

Baltimore, MD 21204

Do You Have a Potential Case Against St. Joseph’s Hospital?

If so, it’s probably a medical malpractice case.  If not, maybe you work at St. Joe’s and have a potential workers’ comp case against your employer.  Either way, read below to learn more about St. Joe’s lawsuits.

St. Joseph’s hospital was involved in a major medical malpractice action that forever changed its future.  The hospital suffered enormous financial and reputational loss based on the errors in judgement made by only a few doctors and staff.   Its formerly prized cardiologist, Mark Midei, lost his license to practice medicine and was the subject of numerous lawsuits.

Despite the center’s reputation of excellence in the community a Judiciary Case Search conducted by the Maryland Judiciary, shows that St Joseph Medical Center, entered with that exact spelling, has been sued as the defendant in civil cases in the Maryland circuit court system 176 times for medical malpractice and 10 times for other tort claims since 2012. Medical malpractice lawsuits are the most common circumstance in which St. Joe’s is a defendant. The overwhelming majority of these cases (185 out of 186) were filed in the Baltimore County Circuit Court. 172 of these cases are closed and inactive, 6 are closed and active, 6 are open and active, and 1 case has been reopened and is currently active.

Some of the law firms that most frequently represent St. Joseph’s Medical Center include: Chason, Rosner, Leary & Marshall, LLC, Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann, LLP, DeGeorge & Grove, P.A., Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, LLC, and Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP.

 

The Facility

St. Joseph Medical Center, a 300 bed facility, is located in Towson, Maryland. The Center was originally owned by Catholic Health Initiatives, until December 1st 2012, when the Center and its assets, was acquired by The University of Maryland Medical System, due to both the loss of funding and long-term patients, in its cardiology department.

The Center provides medical care for individuals, their families, and the community. The commitment to provide exceptional medical care, and continued faith- based missions, and Catholic traditions are part of the agreement, made between the Archdioceses, and the (UMMS).

 

St. Joseph Hospital in the news

Recently, a case involving Katrina Dennis, a corporate lawyer in Baltimore and Dr. Michael Schultz, the head of Breast Center at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The case involved Dennis believing that her cancer, diagnosed in 2015, to not reoccur after her surgery. Dennis says that the doctor did not press a drug, Tomoxifen, which would have staved off the regrowth of and cancerous cells and the spread of those cells. Dennis was re-diagnosed in 2017, however this time, the cancer had spread to various parts of her body, blood, bones, and organs. Dennis then pressed charges on the University of Maryland St Joseph Medical Center and Dr. Schultz, with an expected payout around $24 million for medical bills and economic and non-economic damages. The trial, held in the Baltimore County Circuit Court, was scheduled, and would last two weeks. This trial was brought to an abrupt halt and dismissed, when Dennis died a week into the trial.

 

Seeking Counsel

If you have a potential medical malpractice action against St. Joseph’s hospital, you can seek a Baltimore medical malpractice lawyer, research the lawyers highlighted in the statistics below.

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Maryland_St._Joseph_Medical_Center

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2014/04/07/37-million-settlement-reached-in-former-towson-doctors-stent-case/

Last updated November 14, 2019

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

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Includes Following Defendant Names
SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Saint Joseph Hospital Inc
Saint Joseph Medical Center Inc
St Joseph Hospital Medical Center
St Joseph Medical Center
St. Joseph Medical Center Inc
St. Joseph Medical Center Inc.
St. Joseph Medical Center, Inc
St. Joseph Medical Center, Inc.
ST. JOSPEH MEDICAL CENTER INC
Common Co-defendants
Midei, Mark
Mastali, Kourosh
Collerius, Andrea
Ahmed, Rafique
Marave, Jerome S