Feigh v. Ob/GynAssociates — Circuit Court for Baltimore County (2013). Obtained defense verdict on post-trial motion for j.n.o.v. for group of Ob/Gyns. Plaintiff developed Ogilvie’s Syndrome and ruptured cecum following cesarean section. She sued her treating obstetricians and gastroenterology consultants. Following a verdict in her favor against all defendants, the Circuit Court granted the motion for j.n.o.v. on behalf of the obstetrical defendants.
Carannante v. Zimmerman — Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County (2013). Obtained defense verdict for gastroenterologist in a wrongful death claim arising from outpatient procedure where 42 year old patient sustained a cardiac arrest during a colonoscopy. Plaintiffs alleged the gastroenterologist had duty to monitor the patient’s vital signs in the same fashion as the anesthesiologist who was present for the case.
Hoben v. CUA — Circuit Court for Baltimore County (2012). Obtained defense verdict for urologist who allegedly injured patient’s bladder during surgery to place urethral sling following prostatectomy.
Sheppard v. DCH — Circuit Court for Prince George's County (2012). Obtained defense verdict for anesthesiologist and C.R.N.A. who were alleged to have caused a tear in the patient's airway during intubation
Ward v. MASG — Circuit Court for Wicomico County (2012). Obtained defense verdict in a wrongful death claim for general surgeon who allegedly injured bowel during laparoscopic hernia repair procedure. Patient developed multiple post-operative complications, including enterocutaneous fistula, with medical bills exceeding $1 million.
Paluba v. MASG — Circuit Court for Wicomico County (2012). Obtained defense verdict in wrongful death claim for general surgeon who allegedly failed to diagnose anastamotic leak in patient undergoing a lower anterior resection for rectal cancer. The patient's subsequent course was complicated by high ileostomy output, an infected endograft and aortoenteric fistula.
Powell v. Dr. B — Circuit Court for Carroll County (2011). Obtained defense verdict on behalf of an internist in a suit alleging wrongful death of a 39-year-old morbidly obese patient who developed fatal pulmonary embolism one month after fasciotomy to treat compartment syndrome in his lower extremity. Plaintiffs alleged extended DVT prophylaxis was required at the time of discharge.
Penn v. Lee — Circuit Court for Prince George's County (2011). Obtained defense verdict for obstetrician/gynecologist. Plaintiff alleged delay in the diagnosis and treatment of necrotizing fasciitis following hysterectomy.
Eskandary v. RHJN — Circuit Court for Montgomery County (2011). Obtained defense verdict after three weeks of trial for obstetrical group and three obstetricians in suit alleging birth trauma and profound neurological damages to infant. Plaintiffs sought $20 million in damages following death of the infant’s mother during the 40th week of pregnancy from a congenital cardiomyopathy and ischemic brain injury to fetus.
Schaefer v. Moen — Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County (2010). Obtained defense verdict after two weeks of trial for gynecologist in wrongful death claim alleging failure to diagnose endometrial cancer.
Barbely v. PPS — Circuit Court for Wicomico County (2010). Obtained defense verdict for plastic surgeon in claim for permanent damages, scarring, and pain following breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
Disney v. McClain, et al. — Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County. Obtained defense verdict for obstetrician in medical malpractice claim alleging $6 million in damages for cerebral palsy and brain damage due to pre-term delivery of infant claimant.
Hevey v. Hill — Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Obtained defense verdict for hand surgeon in medical malpractice claim alleging amputation due to failure to treat infected wounds following crush injury.
Mandell v. Zonies — Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Obtained defense verdict for internist in claim alleging failure to diagnose impending myocardial infarction and permanent heart damage.