wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Local

Still No Verdict On Damage Amount In Midei Wrongful Stent Suit

View Comments
Dr. Mark Midei
Alex DeMetrick 370x278 Alex DeMetrick
Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ...
Read More

CBS Baltimore (con't)

Affordable Care Act Updates:
CBSBaltimore.com/ACA

Health News & Information:
CBSBaltimore.com/Health

Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The ControversialPOEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.

Top Celebrities On TwitterTop Celebrities On Twitter

Ranking Stephen KingRanking Stephen King

Famous Women Who Underwent Double MastectomiesFamous Women Who Underwent Double Mastectomies

» More Photo Galleries

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) –A jury is having a hard time figuring what lawsuit damages, if any, are owed to a businessman who underwent an unnecessary heart procedure.

Alex DeMetrick reports it’s still too soon to tell if that means former cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei is off the financial hook.

The leaves were still green outside the courthouse in Towson when this lawsuit began. Not anymore.

A medical case, it took five weeks of testimony before the jury ruled that former cardiologist Dr. Midei improperly placed stents into the heart arteries of businessman Glenn Weinberg.

Weinberg’s suit claims he so feared for his health, he withdrew as a partner from the Cordish Co, costing him potentially millions in profits from Cordish’s Maryland Live! Casino project.

What exactly that loss was is what the jury is now trying to determine.

But for the second day in those deliberations, all parties left court up in the air. The jury signaled twice it could not reach a unanimous verdict for damages, opening the possibility the trial could all be repeated again if a verdict is not reached.

But for now, the judge is keeping the jury at it, with more deliberations Wednesday.

In the first phase of this trial, the jury also said it could not reach a unanimous verdict, but after three days did find Midei had performed an unnecessary heart procedure.

Other Local News:

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,216 other followers