Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Arnoux Blanchard Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CACE07001412

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200851301
Claim Number :0502070082992.00
Date Submitted :11/5/2008
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKaren  McIntosh
Street Address
11605 Miracle Hills Drive, Ste 200
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 441 - 77423224(402) 392 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualArnoux Blanchard
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10910 NW 69th Pl
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78922Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Shortness of breath, cough and complaint of pain on left after falling at home.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Diagnosed with hypertension, CHF/low ejection, irregular heart beat (A-Fib and renal insufficiency. Insured saw patient in hospital for CHF and renal failure.On 2-15 insured called by nurses regarding complaints of atrial fb issues.His partner, Dr Nath was on call and placed the claimant on Lovenox for his atrail fib.Was admin 100mg.Performed left heart catheterization.Placed on Lovenox.Next day, insured saw the patient and was concerned about the CHF and ordered EKG and Heart cath.The EKG was abnormal showing left vent dysfunction and ejection fraction of 30%.Went into renal insufficiency and elevated creatinine levels.Postponed heart cath untilMarch 2.He did the heart cath w/o complication.Patient in skilled nursing care when he had a heart attack and died.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged wrong dosage of Lovenox ordered.Alleged failure to address hematoma from patient fall.
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
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Westside Regional Medical
Knoeles, Cynthia
Rodriguez, Joanna
Blancard, Arnold
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
OtherSettlement Agreement
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$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$35,997
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,153
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
Risk Management
No updates found.



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