Maryland Lawsuits AgainstBaltimore Washington Medical Center Inc

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Against Baltimore Washington Medical Center

According to Maryland Judiciary Case Search, Baltimore Washington Medical, entered with that exact spelling (and Baltimore Washington Hospital), has been sued, as a defendant in Maryland Circuit Courts, 84 times since September 2012.

  • 35 Medical Malpractice and Other Tort
  • 6 APA
  • 3 Civil and Other Civil
  • 1 DJ
  • 1 INTO
  • 2 NG
  • 7 PM
  • 1 RA
  • 2 RD
  • 1 TOPL
  • 1 TS
  • 1 WD
  • 1 WRON

Majority of these cases where held in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, with 73 cases out of 84 total. There were 7 cases in Baltimore City Circuit Court, 1 case in Baltimore County Circuit Court, 2 cases in Prince George’s County Circuit Court, and 1 case in Talbot County Circuit Court. Out of these 84 cases, 52 are closed, 1 is closed and active, 19 are closed and inactive, and 12 are open.

 

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 November 20, 2019

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

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