Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. David A Blum Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11-10841 18

Indemnity Paid: $137,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201265120
Claim Number :283655
Date Submitted :10/12/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 9988 (866) 636 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed301 NW 84th Avenue, Suite 303
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69382Surgery - Orthopedic 

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
Other Outpatient FacilityOutpatient surgery center
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right wrist and thumb pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Arthroscopic surgery and implantation of spacer.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Injury to basal joint as a result of alleged unnecessary arthroscopic surgery and alleged unnecessary implantation of spacer.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/6/201111-10841 18
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
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$137,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$65,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$107,500
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$30,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No updates found.



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