Tag Archives: Maryland Association for Justice

Hospitals tout new approach on birth injury bill after record Hopkins verdict

Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital.

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland hospitals will take a new crack at getting lawmakers to create a fund to compensate families of babies injured during birth, an attempt that has taken on new urgency following a record $229 million verdict against Johns ...

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Robert J. Zarbin, trial lawyer and mentor, dies at 56

‘I think that, not just being a lawyer, but the law was important to Bob,’ a friend said of Robert J. Zarbin, who died Saturday at age 56. ‘He was so proud of being a lawyer and he helped so many other lawyers.’ (File photo)

Robert J. Zarbin, a trial lawyer who served in leadership roles on many professional associations and mentored many young attorneys, died Saturday following an illness. He was 56. Zarbin, an Upper Marlboro solo practitioner, served as the co-chair of the ...

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Questions remain as work group renews call for Md. birth-injury fund

For the second time in two years, a state work group is recommending that Maryland establish a special fund so the families of babies injured during birth can be compensated without filing malpractice claims. But questions linger about how best ...

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