Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. George Blanton Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 502007CA020517XXXXMB

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954844
Claim Number :SH-TENENT-56713
Date Submitted :9/11/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathy Stockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway, Suite 600
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 722 - 1603kathy_stockton@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGeorge Blanton
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed21644 Stste Rd. 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33486Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4700000132-042$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherOsteophathic Physician
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS3719  

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER110008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/7/200612/1/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PATIENT PRESENTED TO MEDICAL CENTER WITH COMPLAINTS OF NECK AND BACK PAIN.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
PATIENT FIRST PRESENTED TO MEDICAL CENTER ON 7/6/06 AND WAS SEEN BY SUBJECT.SUBJECT ORDERED X-RAYS AND RESULTS WERE UNREMARKABLE.PT WAS TREATED WITH DILAUDID AND VALIUM AND WAS SENT HOME WITHA PRESCRIPTION FOR VALIUM AND ORDERED TO APPLY ICE PACKS AND F/U WITH PCP FOR MIR.PT RETURNED TO MEDICAL CENTER ON 7/8/06 WITH C/O NECK AND BACK PAIN.SUBJECT DIAGNOSED HER WITH ACUTE EXACERBATION OF NECK AND BACK PAIN AND TREATED WITH SOLUMEDROL, VALIUM, PREDNISONE AND PERCOCENT.SUBJECT WAS PRESCRIBED ICE PACKS AND TO F/U WITH PCP.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO APPROPRIATELY DIAGNOSE AND TREAT CERVICAL ABCESS R/I POOR NEUROLOGICAL OUTCOME.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PERMANENT NEUROLOGICAL INJURY.
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
11/14/2007502007CA020517XXXXMB
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/2/2009
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. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
7/23/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$110,153
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$47,705
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
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