Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Andrius Galinis Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012-CA-1568-E

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368954
Claim Number :FP4058405
Date Submitted :11/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAndrius Galinis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4901 Grande Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GR098553$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherAnesthesiologist
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101464  

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOperating Suite
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/20105/24/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Herniated disc with spinal cord compression at C3-C6.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
During anesthesia induction with glidescope, the patient suffered a tongue laceration, which postponed surgery.Once in ICU, the patient was allegedly not properly managed by hospital nursing staff and other healthcare providers, resulting in neurologic decompensation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Quadriplegia
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/19/20122012-CA-1568-E
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia10/28/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Chapkeau, Charles
Helmi, Mohamed
Kirkland, Lori
Forehand, Ja Brian
Loriz-Vega, Mark
Kirkland, Lorilyn
Ausborn, Ophelia
Franklin, Nancy
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/28/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$8,147
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,325
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
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
Insurancecompany staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if approppriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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