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
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChrisWAkins
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 N 35th Avenue, Ste 440
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33021Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
45414$250,000$750,000
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
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF MIAMI100008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/12/20019/17/2003
 
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
Dade4/27/2006
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/27/2006
 
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
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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