Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. FRANK J WIERICHS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2008 CA 015639 SC

Indemnity Paid: $475,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955542
Claim Number :154382
Date Submitted :1/14/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFRANKJWIERICHS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed420 Tamiami Trail South, Suite 302
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VeniceFL34285Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35663$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME19705Neurology - Including Child - Minor Surgery00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BON SECOURS-VENICE HOSPITAL100070
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/7/20065/30/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Transient ischemic attack.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Treatment with medication for resolving stroke.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death resulting from secondary stroke caused by large basilar clot resulting in death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/2/20082008 CA 015639 SC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota10/27/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Frank J. Wierichs, Jr., M.D., P.A.
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
10/28/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$475,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,649
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,748
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$475,000
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/14/2010 11:10:48 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1261914649
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid64276748

 

 

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