Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. George Nichols Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 3120 10CA010302

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201369194
Claim Number :270115/270116
Date Submitted :12/13/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffanyDTaylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748  TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGeorge Nichols
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1155 35th Lane, Suite 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Vero beachFL32960Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0072479$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME44303Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FIndian River
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100105
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/8/20076/1/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infection after total knee replacement resulting in amputation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Total knee replacement.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infection.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/9/20103120 10CA010302
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Indian River12/10/2013
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/5/2013
 
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$245,861
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$300,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$100,000$100,000
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.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Court Case # 312010CA073738

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201472712
Claim Number : 258498
Date Submitted : 11/19/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Angela   LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 320
City State Zip
Sunrise FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 9988   (866) 636 - 5421 alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual George   Nichols
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1155 - 35th Lane, Suite 100
City State Zip Code County
Vero Beach FL 32960 Indian River
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
72479 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME44303 Surgery - Orthopedic  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Indian River
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 100105
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/3/2007 2/6/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Degenerative joint disease of the left knee.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Total left knee replacement.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
10/19/2010 312010CA073738
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Indian River 11/5/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Shipley, MD, PhD, Joshua B
Primary Care of the Treasure Coast, Inc.
Vero Orthopaedics II, 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
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
Other Dismissal with prejudice.
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $90,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknwon.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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