No. 1703, Sept. Term, 2019.

254 A.3d 66 (2021)

251 Md. App. 159

Scott WADSWORTH, et al., v. Poornima SHARMA, M.D., et al.

Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

July 1, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Argued by: Brian S. Brown ( Eleanor T. Chung , Christopher T. Casciano , Elisha N. Hawk , Brown & Barron LLC, Baltimore, MD), on the brief, for Appellant.

Argued by: Michael A. Damiano ( Ronald U. Shaw , Shaw & Marrow, P.A., Hunt Valley, MD), on the brief, for Appellee.

Panel: Shaw Geter, Wells, James P. Salmon (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned), JJ.

The main problems to be resolved in this case are ones of first impression and can be summarized as follows: A patient sees an oncologist in April 2013 at a point where she has stage IV metastatic1 breast cancer. No one survives that type of breast cancer. Nevertheless, with proper treatment, she, at that point...


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