Apr 30, 2018

Patients’ pre-care conduct irrelevant in med-mal cases, Md. court says

Patients’ mistreatment of themselves before seeking medical care cannot later serve as a doctor’s defense against a malpractice claim, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled last week.

Jul 30, 2013

Medical marijuana now available in D.C.

WASHINGTON — Medical marijuana is now available in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post reports that Capital City Care sold the city’s first medical marijuana on Monday, 15 years after voters approved a legalization initiative. Congressional intervention blocked implementation for more than a decade, but once restrictions were lifted in 2009 the District government carefully set […]

Apr 12, 2012

Man incompetent to stand trial in hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial. The Howard County State’s Attorney’s office says Judge Louis Becker ruled Thursday that Andre Mayo is not competent. Mayo is charged with first-degree murder in the death of fellow Clifton T. Perkins […]

Mar 1, 2012

Jury deliberating in mental hospital slaying case

ELLICOTT CITY — A Howard County jury is deciding the fate of a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital. Jurors began deliberating Thursday morning in the case of El Soudani El Wahhabi, who is charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of Susan Sachs at Clifton […]

Feb 14, 2012

Re-evaluation ordered in Jessup mental hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial. The judge heard Tuesday from a psychiatrist who determined that Andre Mayo is competent, but acknowledged that the evaluation focuses on his competency at […]

Oct 3, 2011

Trial delayed in Jessup slaying of mental patient

ELLICOTT CITY — The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed after the defendant became ill. Jury selection was to begin Monday in Howard County Circuit Court for the trial of 51-year-old El Soundani El-Wahhabi, also known as Saladin Taylor. He is charged with […]

Jun 7, 2011

Abuse trial of accused former Delaware pediatrician begins

GEORGETOWN, Del. — The trial of a former Delaware pediatrician charged with abusing scores of patients over more than a decade began Tuesday with attorneys agreeing to consolidate 470 counts in the original indictment against him into a new, 24-count indictment alleging rape, assault and sexual exploitation of a child. Earl Bradley, 58, appeared in […]

Apr 3, 2011

Cardiac patient’s family wins $1.5M verdict

A Baltimore jury has awarded almost $1.5 million to the family of a 67-year-old Rosedale woman who died a few months after undergoing what was supposed to be low-risk heart surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After four days of trial in the city circuit court last week, the six-member panel deliberated Thursday afternoon and Friday […]

Feb 24, 2011

Photo of the Day – Riots, Railroads and Lincoln

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Oct 3, 2010

Patient, doctor reach settlement over diagnosis

A Baltimore woman has settled her lawsuit against a Lutherville gastroenterologist she alleged failed to diagnose her colon cancer until it had spread throughout her body. Annette Goodell and her husband, John, reached the settlement with Dr. David R. Kafonek last month on the day the trial was scheduled to begin in Baltimore County Circuit […]

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