Maryland Lawsuits AgainstBaltimore Washington Medical Center Inc

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Against Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Medical malpractice is the most common kind of lawsuit in which Baltimore Washington Hospital is a defendant.  The statistics graphed below represent suits against BWMC through July 2012.  They do not, however, represent suits since then.

In all, a search for lawsuits against BWMC in Maryland circuit courts results in 103 items found through July 2015.  This includes other kinds of lawsuits in addition to medical malpractice, but med mal are by far the most common.

Now Part of UMMS

As of 2005, Baltimore Washington Medical is part of the University of Maryland Medical System.  Prior to that, the hospital was known as North Arundel.  The hospital has been operating since 1965.  See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Maryland_Baltimore_Washington_Medical_Center.

As part of the University System, you would think that BWMC can be sued in Baltimore City, a more favorable venue for victims of medical malpractice.  However, nearly all medical malpractice cases against BWMC have been brought in Anne Arundel County where the hospital is located.

A recent suit from July 2015 was brought against BWMC in Baltimore.  Whether or not the suit is move south remains to be seen.

Records from Baltimore Washington Medical

Patients have a right to request their medical records from Baltimore Washington.  You can see more about medical records at BWMC here or get the med records department contact number here.  However, it’s almost an imperative you have a lawyer for a medical malpractice case against Baltimore Washington Medical Center and that med mal attorney will do the records retrieval for you if they believe there is a strong possibility you have a case.

 

Last updated July 29, 2015

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

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