Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Eugene Bebeau Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 10-GA-25

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368498
Claim Number :40314-01
Date Submitted :10/2/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEugene Bebeau
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed820 Prudential Dr., Suite 606
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32207Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99038$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59387Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER AND WOLFSON 100088
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/17/20106/15/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia and had to undergo a surgical procedure to rule out the cause.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient suffered hypoxia while under general anesthesia for a hysteroscopy and D&C, which led to a brain injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient's permanent brain damage after the episode of hypoxia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/29/201210-GA-25
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Clay9/9/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pennington, M.D., John
Fernandez, D.O., Kristin
Baptist Medical Center-South
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
9/9/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$32,023
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,862
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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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Court Case # 16-2010-CA-007579

Indemnity Paid: $375,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161546
Claim Number :38103-01
Date Submitted :9/7/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEugene Bebeau
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed820 Prudential Dr, Ste 606
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32207Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99038$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59387Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER AND WOLFSON 100088
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/23/200812/30/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient suffered a broken neck during a slip and fall.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Reconstructive surgery was performed successfully but the patient's level of sight did not return properly at the high risk, life saving procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient dissatisfied that her vision did not completely heal after the traumatic and heroic surgery performed by Dr. Bebeau and the surgeon.
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
6/17/201016-2010-CA-007579
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval8/17/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baptist Hospital
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
8/17/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$375,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$61,111
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$29,878
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$375,000
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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