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Carrie Stein & Sam Lewis Obtain Dismissal of Claim Against a Maryland Hospital for Negligent Entrustment
January 28, 2021

The plaintiffs in Cecil County Circuit Court claimed that a hospital negligently “entrusted” a surgeon with an operating room and surgical equipment despite a history of negative surgical outcomes, a series of prior lawsuits, and reprimand by the Maryland Board of Physicians. After lengthy oral argument on our Motion to Dismiss, the Court agreed with Kiernan Trebach lawyers Carrie Stein and Sam Lewis that the claim amounted to one of Negligent Credentialing, and that such a claim was incompatible with Maryland law.

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