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Tag Archives: medical malpractice

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

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

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

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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Jury: Hospital not liable in death of man in law enforcement custody

A Baltimore jury found the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center was not at fault in the death of a man who jumped from a fifth-floor hospital window in 2015 while in the custody of the Baltimore County Department ...

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