Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Charles Chapleau Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012-CA-1568-E

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367610
Claim Number :40584-07
Date Submitted :7/3/2013
 
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
IndividualCharles Chapleau
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Suite 422
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98741$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME39150Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
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
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/20102/1/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical spinal cord compression.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to insure patient's neck was immobilized post-operatively.
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
7/16/20122012-CA-1568-E
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia6/17/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Galinis, M.D., Andrius
Loriz, M.D., Mark
Forhand, CRNA, Jabrian
Kirkland, RN, Lorilyn
Sacred Heart Hospital
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
6/17/2013
 
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$7,992
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,722
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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 # 2005-CA-1070 C

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746899
Claim Number :31900-01
Date Submitted :9/10/2007
 
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
IndividualCharles Chapleau
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 422
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98741$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME39150Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/9/20041/11/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Skull fracture.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Neurological monitoring.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Nursing staff failed to advise the insured of the patient's symptoms, preventing timely intervention.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This 18 year old female died from subarachnoid hemorrhage and metabolic imbalances.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/2/20052005-CA-1070 C
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia8/20/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baptist Hospital-Escambia
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
8/20/2007
 
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$21,582
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,833
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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