Case Number: 2011-242
Plaintiff: Ruby Burnette
Defendants: Dr. Arastoo Yazdani; Dr. Arastoo Yazdani, MD, PC; Southern Maryland Hospital; Southern Maryland Home Health Services; and Dr. William T. Carter, Jr., MD
Counts: Medical Malpractice; Wrongful Death; Informed Consent; and Respondeat Superior
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice and wrongful death involving the alleged prescription of excessive dosages of Coumadin, a medication that was contraindicated under the circumstances, and the alleged failure to fully inform the decedent of the risks associated with taking Coumadin.