Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Bruce Blackwell Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012-CA-016248-0

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201470111
Claim Number :FP4388201
Date Submitted :3/17/2014
 
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
IndividualBRUCE BLACKWELL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed235 North Westmonte Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Altamonte SpringsFL32714Seminole
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CL099323$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57535Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPatients home
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/30/201012/18/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pain management for fibromyalgia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged excessive doses of Oxycodone and Duragesic patches resulting in death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/12/20132012-CA-016248-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/4/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
3/4/2014
 
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$19,458
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,349
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 11 CA 1722

Indemnity Paid: $425,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162301
Claim Number :40691-01
Date Submitted :11/16/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBruce Blackwell
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed235 North Westmonte Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Altamonte SpringsFL32714Osceola
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99323$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57535Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOsceola
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/26/20109/21/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with flu-like symptoms, he later suffered an MI.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient suffered an MI, causing irreversible heart damage.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose pending MI.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Irreversible heart damage.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/18/201111 CA 1722
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange10/25/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
10/25/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$425,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$11,342
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,807
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$425,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # CI06MP1597

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746726
Claim Number :33845-01
Date Submitted :8/28/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBruce Blackwell
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed200 Park Place
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KissimmeeFL34741Osceola
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99323$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57535Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOsceola
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/2/19983/8/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
General medical care.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to perform colorectal cancer screening.The patient was subsequently diagnosed with colon cancer and has a permanent colostomy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/24/2006CI06MP1597
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Osceola8/3/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
8/3/2007
 
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$13,001
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,353
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2009-CA-039040-0

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160421
Claim Number :38865-01
Date Submitted :4/12/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBruce Blackwell
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed235 North Westmonte Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Altamonte SpringsFL32714Seminole
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99323$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57535Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/2/20076/23/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient required and underwent a partial hysterectomy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Partial hysterectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis of post-op infection.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Resection of bowel.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/1/20102009-CA-039040-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/30/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
3/30/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$30,324
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$15,301
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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