Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Adam Ball Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08CA010937

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056744
Claim Number :37123-02
Date Submitted :3/17/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAdam Ball
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2100 Nebraska Avenue, Ste 211
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME88543Surgery - Urological80145

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured due to microscopic hematuria and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was ordered.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The wife of this, then, 73 year old male alleged that the insured failed to inform her husband that the nodule that was seen on the right upper lobe was cancer, resulting in her husband's death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The wife of the decedent alleged that the insured failed to inform her husband that the nodule that was seen in the right upper lobe was cancer, resulting in her husband's death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie2/25/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Powers, M.D., Mark
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$30,861
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,461
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.



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