Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jack B Thigpen Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2004CA-003718

Indemnity Paid: $1,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643106
Claim Number :WC/3784-03
Date Submitted :11/10/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJackBThigpen
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39269999$2,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME26600Surgery - General26540

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/5/200310/21/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Sepsis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Hemorrhoidectomy under general anesthesia
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose and provide timely and adequate treatment for severe, fulminant, overwhelming sepsis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death due to severe, fulminant, overwhelming sepsis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/1/20042004CA-003718
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk1/9/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Randall, Judith L
Watson Clinic LLP
Lakeland Regional Medical Center
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
1/11/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$179,084
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$102,891
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
Expert reviews called this sepsis a "perfect storm," a similar constellations of events is highly unlikely.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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