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Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital is located in Baltimore, Maryland. It is owned and operated by MedStar, which also runs Franklin Square Hospital, Harbor Hospital, Union Memorial Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital and Montgomery Medical Center.  MedStar is a nonprofit (if you can be a real nonprofit with an executive making $6.8 million in a year).

Good Samaritan offers traditional hospital services such as emergency medicine, cancer care, burn reconstruction, pediatrics, urology, internal medicine and primary care.  Like a number of Baltimore hospitals, Good Sam has achieved some renown in rehabilitation and orthopedics. The hospital has also recently made a name for itself in providing care to patients 65 and older. 

A relative newcomer to the Maryland medical community, Good Samaritan was founded in 1968. It has expanded to offer nursing care and rehabilitative services to senior citizens, including rent-subsidized apartments. Good Samaritan has 214 beds and operates as a teaching hospital. It has total assets of $177 million, and an annual net operating revenue of $327 million. Every year sees approximately 16,060 inpatient admissions and 128,106 outpatient visits.

Good Samaritan largely enjoys a good reputation in Baltimore.  One blemish on its reputation occurred a few years ago when it was accused by state and federal authorities of falsely documenting that some of its patients were suffering from malnutrition when they were admitted to the hospital.  

Why would a hospital do that?  The reason is that it increases Medicare and Medicaid payments. In this case, if the allegations are true, it was unbelievably clumsy fraud.  The allegedly incorrect diagnoses included patients diagnosed with a rare malnutrition form you would see in sub-Saharan Africa. No kidding. Good Samaritan paid over $1 million to settle claim brought by the state of Maryland and the Department of Justice. 

Where To File Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Most Good Samaritan medical malpractice lawsuits are filed in Baltimore City. The City is one of the preferred venues for medical malpractice cases because of fair judges, a compassionate and smart jury pool, and fast complaint-to-trial deadlines. Baltimore City has been home to at least two exemplary medical malpractice verdicts in Baltimore City, including a $55 million verdict and a $21 million verdict.

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Defense Team

Good Samaritan has been defended by the Daniel Costello of Wharton, Levin, Ehrmantraut, Klein & Nash (Annapolis); Joanna Jesperson of Gleason, Flynn, Emig & Fogleman (Rockville) and Donald L. DeVries of Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann, LLP.

If you want to serve Good Samaritan Hospital, you would serve:

       Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland, Inc.
       5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
       Baltimore, Maryland 21239

       Serve On:
       Resident Agent
       The Corporation Trust Inc. 
       351 West Camden Street
       Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Ordering Medical Records from Good Samaritan Hospital

The first step in any medical malpractice case is to order the medical records. If you believe you have a Good Samaritan medical malpractice case, you can either obtain your records yourself, or have your lawyers do it for you. Hospital records can be obtained from:

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Records Department

5601 Loch Raven Blvd Baltimore, Maryland 21239

(443) 444-4157

(Fax) (443) 444-3885 (Phone)

Contact Us

If you believe that you have a medical malpractice case against Good Samaritan Hospital, contact our medical malpractice lawyers at 1.800.553.8082, or get a free internet request for consultation.

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