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
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
2801 Southwest 149th Avenue
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 58155815(954) 602 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed913 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
RoseburgOR97470Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
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
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
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
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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.
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
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
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.
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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