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Appeals court overturns $205M verdict against Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital.

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

Prominent Maryland medical malpractice attorney Stephen L.  Snyder has been indicted on charges of attempted extortion. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

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

03.12.09 TOWSON, MD.  Attorney Stephen L. Snyder speaks to the media after the winning verdict is given in his case against Exxon. Photo by Rich Dennison/The Daily Record

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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Baltimore birth injury firm announces opening of Chicago office

Baltimore-based Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC announced last month that it will be opening a Chicago office to expand its birth injury and medical negligence practice. The firm, which boasts more than $400 million in birth injury verdicts and ...

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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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Jury awards $5.8M in wrongful death case against UMMS

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A Baltimore jury awarded more than $5.8 million to the family of a woman who died from complications following a heart valve replacement at a University of Maryland Medical System facility in 2016. Elsie Mae Mason had valve replacement surgery on ...

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Jury finds doctor negligent in treatment of pregnant woman

At Donta Newton’s trial, his lawyer believed permitting an alternate juror to attend the deliberations would help ensure against a mistrial, despite rule that requires a judge to excuse alternates when deliberations begin. But Newton was found guilty of attempted murder and given a life sentence; now, the Court of Appeals is considering whether his lawyer was ineffective. (Deposit stock image)

A Prince George’s County jury awarded $900,000 Tuesday to a couple whose unborn daughter died when a doctor failed to recognize a pregnancy complication. Marquita Cook and Jonathan Ramsey’s daughter, Journie, died in the womb at approximately 35 weeks in ...

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