Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. BETHANY L BERGHOFFER Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 512011ca

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201470547
Claim Number :EMC-AO-11XS-204745-B
Date Submitted :4/22/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
75-173235SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBETHANYLBERGHOFFER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer8926 HANDEL LOOP
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NEW PORT RICHEYFL34654Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EMC-2011-Excess$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherPHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA9104980  

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPasco
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL100127
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/17/20106/24/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
EYE PAIN
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
eye exam.no fb seen.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
conjunctivitis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
acute hemorrhage
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
10/26/2011512011ca
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pasco4/22/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
2/27/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$166,792
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$42,457
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
unknown
 
Updates
 
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