Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Barry C Blass Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-01740

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200641630
Claim Number :8329-01
Date Submitted :7/19/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PODIATRY INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1403235 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKaren Kessler
Street Address
110 Westwood Place
CityStateZip
BrentwoodTN37027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 87762249 kkessler@picagroup.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarryCBlass
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1020 W. Hillsborough
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33603Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1PD0009285$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PO694  

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityTampa Surgery Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/23/200210/1/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hallux valgus, right foot
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Austin bunionectomy with K-wire fixation, right foot
Diagnostic Code :735.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Post-op, patient alleged continued pain that required additional surgery by subsequent treater.This resulted in allegation of improper treatment by insured.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/23/200505-01740
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough7/11/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Foot Care Center of Tampa, P.A.
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
7/13/2006
 
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$42,689
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,335
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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