Goodell DeVries Secures Dismissal for Hospital in Baltimore City

By: GDLD | 8.26.12 | Case Results

On August 15, 2012, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City conducted a hearing and granted a dispositive motion filed by Goodell DeVries (Marianne DePaulo Plant and Lucas Chrencik) on behalf of a defendant hospital.  Plaintiff sought $4 million in damages, including punitive damages based on allegations of assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation and negligence relating to patient visitation.  Although the plaintiff’s claims initially generated local media coverage, Goodell DeVries’ motion to dismiss was granted as to all claims against the hospital.  (Circuit Court for Baltimore City Case number 24-C-11000098.)