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Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman to Lead Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit in Maryland
Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC. (WVFK&N), in partnership with Spector & Kopec, LLC., announced a class-action lawsuit against a Maryland doctor accused of sexual harassment. The class-action lawsuit will focus on the behavior of Hugo Benalcazar, MD, a Harford County neurosurgeon whose medical license was suspended after The Maryland Board of Physicians… Read More »
Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman Statement Regarding Covid-19
Baltimore, Maryland—May 27, 2020— Today, Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman (WVFK&N) announced the firm will not pursue any COVID-19 related medical malpractice cases. This firm-wide decision acknowledges the overwhelming strain on the medical system at this time and demonstrates the firm’s solidarity with frontline workers. In reaching this decision, the firm is not… Read More »
5 Attorneys at WVFK&N Make Lawdragon Leading Lawyers List in 2020
At Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC, client satisfaction is our number one goal, and our firm is known for our results. This year, many of our attorneys have been recognized by Lawdragon on the 2020 Lawdragon Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list. Lawdragon honorees include: Mary Koch (Partner) Keith Forman (Partner) Stephen Offutt… Read More »
Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman Secures Record $229M Jury Award for Birth Injury Client
Attorneys Keith Forman, Mary Koch, and Sarah Smith of Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC recently made history with a record-setting jury award for their birth injury client. A Baltimore jury awarded our client $229.6 million for the harm caused by a permanent brain injury suffered by her infant daughter at birth. Under… Read More »
Lawsuits Filed Over Maryland Man Who Posed as Gynecologist at Prince George’s Hospital Center
Last month, a class action lawsuit filed in federal court alleged that at least ten women were treated by a man who falsified documentation in order to practice medicine, treat patients, and deliver babies at Prince George’s Hospital Center in Maryland. According to the lawsuit, Oluwafemi Charles Igberase – who went by Dr. Charles… Read More »
Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC Recognized Among Best Law Firms in 2018 by U.S. News
Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC is pleased to announce that our firm has been named to the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings! This distinction, considered one of the most objective and prestigious achievements in the legal industry, establishes our law firm among the most qualified… Read More »
Forceps & Vacuum Injuries
Sometimes, during birth, an infant may need a little help getting through the birth canal. Difficult labor conditions could be caused by an unusual birth position, high birth weight, the shape and size of the mother’s pelvis and birth canal, and other maternal and fetal health conditions. Prolonged labor can also exhaust both mother… Read More »
What Causes Cerebral Palsy in Infants?
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a type of neurological condition that develops when a child’s brain has been damaged during development or develops abnormally. CP could occur before, during, or after birth. There are several possible causes of abnormal growth or damage. Many used to think CP was caused by lack of oxygen during the… Read More »
How Can You Establish the Cause of Your Child’s Brain Injury?
Babies are often injured during the birthing process, as it is an extremely physically traumatic event. However, many of these injuries are expected and will heal within a few days to a few weeks. More complicated damage, such as brain injuries, are some of the more concerning physical injuries an infant can suffer before,… Read More »
What Is the Life Expectancy for Those with Cerebral Palsy?
When parents have a child, they often want their kid to have the best of everything. Having a child is usually a symbol of hope the parents will succeed in raising a healthy, happy individual who will have a long life. However, things don’t always go according to plan. When children acquire cerebral palsy… Read More »