Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Howard R Bourdages Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-4443-CA

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640799
Claim Number :E30354-01
Date Submitted :1/12/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJudithABarrios
Street Address
2801 Southwest 149th Avenue
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 58155815(954) 602 - 5852jbarrios@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHowardRBourdages
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed913 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
RoseburgOR97470Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-3005448-00$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70259Surgery - General 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/21/20007/5/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient developed Ileus following appendectomy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose ileus and insert N.G. tube causing patient to vomit, aspirate and die.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/26/200101-4443-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier4/26/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Howard R. Bourdages, M.D., P.A.
North Collier Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherSettled by parties.
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$78,684
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$30,832
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/12/2007 10:19:40 AM
Reason for Change:"Loss Adjusted/Counsel" & "Other Loss Adjustment" "Other Loss Adjustment" decreased due to deductions made to invoices."Non Economic Loss" is $150,000 which was inadvertantly omitted from previous State Report.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid4074030832
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8418878684
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss0150000

 

 

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