Case Number: 2009-436
Plaintiff: Alfred Snapp
Defendants: Manorcare Health Services Silver Spring; Dr. Darryl Hill; Laurel Medical Associates; Heartland Care Partners; and Vennela Pulikanti
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Wrongful Death
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice and wrongful death involving the alleged failure to perform necessary examinations in accordance with a physician directive, the alleged administration of unnecessary antibiotics which may have placed the decedent at an added risk of digestive illness, and the alleged failure to diagnose and treat the decedent for c. difficile, a pathogen that causes diarrhea and may lead to death if left untreated.