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Montgomery County jury awards $1.5M in wrongful death case (access required)

The parents of a stillborn child have been awarded nearly $1 million after a jury found that negligence by a Rockville hospital and its obstetrician/gynecologist caused the prenatal death of their son. The Montgomery County Circuit Court jury had awarded ...

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‘Wrongful death’ applies to loss of life, not years, Md. appeals court says (access required)

A doctor’s failure to diagnose a patient’s terminal illness cannot give rise to a wrongful death claim based on the argument that the patient would have lived years longer had the diagnosis been made and life-extending treatment begun earlier, Maryland’s ...

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Appeals court overturns $205M verdict against Hopkins (access required)

A Maryland appeals court Monday overturned a $205.38 million birth injury verdict against Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, saying the mother disregarded medical advice that her child be delivered via cesarean section rather than by induced vaginal delivery due to ...

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Snyder accepts law license suspension amid criminal, ethics charges (access required)

Facing a federal attempted extortion charge and related allegations of ethical misconduct, prominent medical malpractice attorney Stephen L. Snyder has agreed with the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission to take on no new clients and to the temporary suspension of his ...

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Prominent lawyer fights claims he violated ethics rules in seeking $25M fee (access required)

Did a well-known malpractice lawyer commit a potentially disbarrable offense in seeking – perhaps with the threat of a damaging public disclosure – a $25 million consulting gig with the University of Maryland Medical System while representing a woman whose ...

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