Case Number: 2009-526
Plaintiff: Rachel Smith
Defendants: Dr. Willie Blair; and Prince George's Hospital
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Respondeat Superior
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged failure to perform an axilary exploration and sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary dissection as part of an operation to remove cancerous growths from the claimant’s right breast. As a result, the claimant was allegedly forced to undergo an additional operation.