* This database searches medical malpractice cases that have been filed in Maryland in the last five years. Some of these cases were filed by attorneys at Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White, while others were filed by lawyers at other firms.

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Case Number: 2013-33
Plaintiff: George Alderman
Defendants: St. Joseph Medical Center; Catholic Health Initiatives; Dr. Kourosh Mastali; and Mid Atlantic Cardiovascular Associates, P.A.
Counts: Medical malpractice; Informed Consent; and Respondeat Superior
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged performance of an unnecessary cardiac stenting procedure on the claimant.
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Case Number: 2013-566
Plaintiff: Mary Elizabeth Garry
Defendants: Dr. Phillip Spinuzza; Atlantic Orthopaedics; Dr. Gerald Hogan; and Peninsula Imaging
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Loss of Consortium
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to diagnose the claimant’s sarcoma in a timely manner.
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Case Number: 2013-567
Plaintiff: Darrell Donaldson
Defendants: Dr. Christopher Morrow; Richard Alan Burch; Dr. Drew Cunningham Fuller; Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A.; and Calvert Memorial Hospital of Calvert County
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Respondeat Superior
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to diagnose the claimant’s herniated discs in a timely manner.
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Case Number: 2013-565
Plaintiff: Judith Geller
Defendants: Dr. Douglas McCorkle; Douglas C. McCorkle, M.D., P.A.; and Susan Creamer
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged injury of the claimant’s left ear during a cerumen disimpaction procedure.
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Case Number: 2013-564
Plaintiff: Bernard Turner
Defendants: Dr. Benjamin Carr; and OrthoMD
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Informed Consent
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to properly perform spinal surgery on the claimant and the alleged failure to diagnose and treat the cause of the claimant’s foot drop in a timely manner.
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Case Number: 2013-562
Plaintiff: Frank Edward Augustyniak
Defendants: Dr. Jeffrey Thompson; Dr. Patricia Gurny; Michelle McMoon; Dr. Sid Zubair Kharal; Dr. Vivek Dhruva; Dr. Kapilkumar Patel; Dr. Apurva Desai; Dr. Kalpana Dr; Upper Chesapeake Medical Center; and Upper Chesapeake Cardiology
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Wrongful Death
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice and wrongful death involving the alleged failure to correctly diagnose and treat the decedent’s pulmonary embolism in a timely manner.
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Case Number: 2013-561
Plaintiff: Ronald Buchanan
Defendants: Dr. Joshua Muyderman; Medical Emergency Professionals, L.L.C.; Dr. Karl Riggle; Tristate Surgeons; Dr. Michael Radley; Parkway Neuroscience & Spine Institute; and Meritus Medical Center
Counts: Medical Malpractice; Wrongful Death; and Informed Consent
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice and wrongful death involving the alleged failure to seek treatment for the decedent’s spinal compression in a timely manner.
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Case Number: 2013-556
Plaintiff: Jeremy Ayuk
Defendants: Laurel Regional Hospital; and Dr. Kathy Mahalati
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged laceration of the claimant infant’s right cheek during the performance of an emergency Cesarean section delivery.
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Case Number: 2013-559
Plaintiff: Elmon Bell
Defendant: Manorcare Health Services Dulaney
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to take reasonable steps to prevent the decedent from being dropped while she was residing at the defendant health care facility.
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Case Number: 2013-557
Plaintiff: Linda Denise Chrystal Buie
Defendants: Dr. Neal Naff; and Chesapeake Neurosurgery
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Wrongful Death
Summary of Allegations:
Alleged medical malpractice and wrongful death involving the alleged failure to properly evaluate the seriousness of the decedent’s postoperative condition.