Case Number: 2009-652
Plaintiff: Michael O'Kelly
Defendants: University of Maryland Medical System; Shock Trauma Associates; and University of Maryland Neurosurgery Associates
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to prevent the claimant, a patient who had recently been in a car accident where he injured his spine, from falling out of his hospital bed. As a result of the fall, the claimant allegedly injured his spinal cord and is now a quadriplegic.