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What Medical Mistakes Can Cause Cerebral Palsy?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Cerebral palsy can have several causes, including infections during pregnancy, damage to the child’s head during birth or pregnancy, or loss of oxygen during delivery. Sometimes, these causes are unavoidable; however, a significant number of cerebral palsy cases are due to medical malpractice. What is medical malpractice, and how can it cause cerebral palsy?… Read More »

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How Can You Establish the Cause of Your Child’s Brain Injury?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

The birth process is a physically traumatizing event, and injuries can occur – both to the birthing parent and the child. Many of these injuries are expected, will heal within a few days or weeks. However, more complicated injuries, including brain injuries, are also possible. When these injuries occur, they can have severe long-term… Read More »

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What Is the Life Expectancy for Those with Cerebral Palsy?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

When parents have a child, they want the child to have the best of everything, and the parents hope they will succeed in raising a healthy, happy individual who will have a long life. However, things don’t always go according to plan, and factors beyond a parent’s control can significantly impact a child’s life…. Read More »

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What Causes Cerebral Palsy in Infants?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

When complications in the birth of a child cause damage or issues with the development of the brain, the child may develop cerebral palsy, affecting their life expectancy and quality of life. Previously, many people used to believe that cerebral palsy was caused by a lack of oxygen during the birth process, but now… Read More »

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Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman to Lead Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit in Maryland

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman Statement Regarding Covid-19

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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5 Attorneys at WVFK&N Make Lawdragon Leading Lawyers List in 2020

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman Secures Record $229M Jury Award for Birth Injury Client

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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Lawsuits Filed Over Maryland Man Who Posed as Gynecologist at Prince George’s Hospital Center

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC Recognized Among Best Law Firms in 2018 by U.S. News

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

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 »

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