Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Chris W Akins Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04 01529 CA 32

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200640755
Claim Number :A03-29408-01
Date Submitted :5/23/2006
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 N 35th Avenue, Ste 440
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74854Surgery - Thoracic80144

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
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severe cardiac disease for pacemaker placement.Post-op, chest x-ray showed nodule that progressed to metastatic lung cancer and death.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to review chest x-ray in the early post-operative period.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose lung cancer or refer patient for further studies in the early post-op period.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Lung cancer and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/6/200404 01529 CA 32
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Jorge, M.D., Julio
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. 
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$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,925
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$56,416
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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.
No updates found.



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