Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Dallas A Smith Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012-CA-000569

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366730
Claim Number :5148738-01
Date Submitted :1/27/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusanKSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDallasASmith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed109 Muirs Chapel Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GreensboroNC27410Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
636325$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME95774Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
9/12/200810/20/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Annual mammogram
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mammogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper interpretation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Delay in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/16/20122012-CA-000569
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie3/21/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Southeastern Overread Services PLLC
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
3/21/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$975,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$35,767
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,974
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$400,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/27/2013 8:40:13 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE and correct date of suit
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid38128627
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1009822289
Date Suit Filed16-FEB-1316-FEB-12
 
Date of Change:1/27/2014 4:22:47 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid862719974
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2228935767

 

 

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Court Case # 10587CA

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161008
Claim Number :284557
Date Submitted :7/8/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusan KSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDallasASmith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed109 Muirs Chapel Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GreensboroNC27410Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
636325$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME95774Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOut of state
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
9/28/200710/15/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
BREAST MASS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MAMMOGRAM
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER INTERPRETATION OF STUDY
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/19/201010587CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Martin6/17/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Southeastern Radiology
Southeastern Overread
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
6/17/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,211
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 562010CA006153

Indemnity Paid: $90,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201262903
Claim Number :286237
Date Submitted :2/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusanKSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDallasASmith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed109 Muirs Chapel Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GreensboroNC27410Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
636325$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME95774Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOut of state
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
4/20/200910/12/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Breast Mass
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Ultrasound
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper interpretation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
6 month delay in breast cancer diagnosis
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
12/14/2010562010CA006153
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie1/26/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Southeastern Overread Services PLCC
Herndon ARNP, Cheryl
Treasure Cost OB/GYN Associates PA dba Women's Health Specia
Southeastern Radiology PA
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
1/26/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$90,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,647
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,291
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$45,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/16/2012 4:47:42 PM
Reason for Change:Corrected Severity of Injury
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Severity of InjuryPermanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.
 
Date of Change:9/17/2012 4:12:44 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid34427276
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1611625647
 
Date of Change:11/5/2012 2:59:59 PM
Reason for Change:Correct insured's policy number
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Insured Policy NumberME95774636325
 
Date of Change:2/15/2013 11:55:47 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid72767291

 

 

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