Baltimore-Washington Medical Center

The purpose of this page is to give victims and other medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland information on bringing medical malpractice claims against Baltimore Washington Medical Center (formerly North Arundel Hospital)

Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

BWMC is a full-service hospital that celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. This hospital is part of the University of Maryland Medical System and is located in Glen Burnie, Maryland (Anne Arundel County).  

It has come a long way in 52 years. Today, it features an emergency room that sees over 100,000 patients per year, a comprehensive obstetrics (labor and delivery) unit, a state-of-the-art cancer center (Tate), and almost every other specialty. It was the first Baltimore-area hospital to use the da Vinci Surgical robot. Neurology/neurosurgery and digestive disorders are specialties that have earned regional and national acclaim for BWMC.  

It has 307 beds, employs 650 physicians and 2,000 employees.  Last year, this hospital brought in approximately $380 million in revenue.  

The biggest competitor for BWMC is Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. But the distance between the two hospitals is 18.3 miles. 

Where To File Baltimore Washington Medical Center Malpractice Lawsuits

There are some awful hospitals in Maryland. BWMC is not one of them. But, like any major medical facility in this country, mistakes occur in this hospital that get people hurt and killed. Sometimes, these medical errors turn into lawsuits. While some hospital malpractice cases can be settled without filing a lawsuit, most cases require suit to maximize the value of the claim or to get even a settlement offer. 

Because it is located in the heart of Glen Burnie, most medical malpractice lawsuits against BWMC find their way to Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. You can read more about the environment for medical malpractice cases in Anne Arundel County here

The nutshell summary of Anne Arundel County is that it is a pretty decent jurisdiction to bring medical malpractice claims.  Is it the best place to bring a malpractice claim in Maryland?  It is not. But if you have heard horror stories about this jurisdiction, we think this is overblown. Our law firm has had a lot of success with Anne Arundel County jurors, who we find to be fair and compassionate.

Baltimore Washington Medical Center Legal Defense Team

Baltimore Washington Medical Center has been defended in medical malpractice lawsuits by Miles & Stockbridge (Christopher Daily).  We have also seen Chason, Rosner, Leary & Marshall, Goodell DeVries, and Waranch & Brown (John L. Sly), who seems to defend most of the recent malpractice cases -- and the last case Miller & Zois filed  -- against BWMC.  But hard to know exactly where any lawsuit will be assigned.

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If you were injured at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center as the result of a medical error, you have options.  Call our medical malpractice lawyers at (410) 779-4600 or send us a free internet request for consultation. We have worked with medical experts in virtually every specialty, and we can help you determine whether you may have a viable case for a lawsuit or even a pre-suit settlement.  

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