In Injury Suit Against Baltimore Hotel Corporation, BMA Lawyer Jeffrey Quinn Obtains $584,000 Jury Verdict
Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City against The Baltimore Hotel Corporation, Bekman, Marder, Hopper, Malarkey & Perlin, LLC lawyer, Jeff Quinn, obtained a $584,643.00 verdict. The plaintiff in the case was a thirty-nine year old woman, who attended a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) convention in Baltimore City in 2013. After the convention had concluded for the day, she was networking in the lobby bar of the Hilton Baltimore Hotel on Pratt Street. While . . . Continue Reading
Please join Bekman Marder & Adkins in congratulating partners Dale Adkins and Emily Malarkey , who recently obtained a $575,000 verdict on behalf of the family of Jane Burkart, who died in 2012 of complications of a massive internal hemorrhage. 75-year old Jane Burkhart had recently been admitted to the hospital for a deep vein thrombosis and was prescribed several different blood thinners. A few days after her discharge, she presented to the E.R. at Carroll Hospital Center by ambulance in the middle of . . . Continue Reading
A Fairfax County, Virginia jury recently awarded half a million dollars to a Reston, Virginia man who was the victim of “trash talking” by his doctors while he was sedated for a colonoscopy procedure. According to an article in the Washington Post, the man’s cell phone recorded the entire procedure. The recording, which was admitted into evidence and played for the jury, proved that the anesthesiologist and gastroenterologist who attended to the man during the procedure ridiculed him, falsified his medical records, . . . Continue Reading
Maryland’s Highest Court Holds Standard Of Care Testimony Of Pharmacist Was Appropriately Excluded In Informed Consent Case
Uncategorized | April 26, 2014
Maryland’s Court of Appeals recently ruled that a trial court judge did not abuse his discretion in excluding the standard of care testimony of a plaintiff’s expert pharmacist in an informed consent case involving the cancer treatment drug Amifostine. The Court of Appeals majority opinion in Shannon v. Fusco overturned a previous ruling by Maryland’s intermediate appellate court that held the pharmacist’s testimony should have been admitted.