Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CRAIG R BENNETT Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 51-2006-CA-1278-WS

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744945
Claim Number :P-04-61-0268
Date Submitted :3/23/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCECILIA SALA
Street Address
4211 BOYSCOUT BLVD., STE. 160
CityStateZip
TAMPAFL33624
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 874 - 0768 (813) 874 - 0710csala@che.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCRAIGRBENNETT
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7544 JACQUE RD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HUDSONFL34667-7162Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
031-0352$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78371Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPasco
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH BAY MEDICAL CENTER100063
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/6/200412/27/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Admitted for anterior discectomy and fusion, C6-7 on the left with allograft and Blackstone plate following an accident at work.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Underwent an anterior discectomy and fusion, C6-7 on the left with allograft and Blackstone plate.During the surgery a small nick in the dura occured, but the somatosensory evoked potentials remained stable and improved after the disc was removed.Known and accepted risk of procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Subjective complaints of pain only.
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
5/5/200651-2006-CA-1278-WS
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pasco2/28/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
CENTER FOR JOINT & BONE DISEASE
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
2/25/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,152
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$116,273$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Settlement for economic considerations, given amount of medical specials.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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