Medicine, the Law and Common Decency
I still have trouble trying to understand the breathtaking cruelty that was inflicted on my wife in that Baltimore City courtroom in the first week of May, 2010.
My wife is a kind, decent and generous person whose crime was to seek medical help at what is supposed to be one of the finest medical facilities in our country. Instead of getting care and compassion at Johns Hopkins, she was tricked, lied to, disfigured, maimed and mauled, and then tossed aside as collateral damage, a sacrifice to the career ambitions of Hugh G. Calkins, MD.
The legal profession took it from there, throwing every road block imaginable in her path as she sought simple justice…