Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. James B Mammel Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 53-2002CA-1248

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534176
Claim Number :B01124785
Date Submitted :2/4/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathleenLMentel
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6045 (312) 596 - 0230lori_mentel@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesBMammel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
38853618$1,000,000$6,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME56295Surgery - Obstetrics - GynecologyAM3131531

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
OtherLabor & Delivery Department - outpatient
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/29/199910/30/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ptnt seen @ 28 weeks gestation after falling a week earlier. She complained of vaginal pain, discharge & lack of fetal movement. She was treated for yeast infection. Later that evening, she presented to L&D w/compaints of disccomfort. RN examined her and placed her on fetal monitor, which showed good fetal heart rate activity and no obvious contractions. After being called by RN w/ assessment, physician reviewed monitor from call room. Since this was consistent with earlier visit, MD discharged ptnt to home. In early hours of next morning, ptnt discovered a double footling breech presentation and premature child was delivered at home by EMS. Infant suffered hypoxia resulting in cerebral palsy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to conduct an adequate assessment of patient's pregnancy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infant suffered hypoxia resulting in cerebral palsy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/5/200253-2002CA-1248
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk8/16/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lakeland Reg'l Med.Ctr.
Watson Clinic
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
OtherCase dismissed pursuant to settlement agreement.
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/20/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$104,247
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$33,048,834
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$146,000$3,000,000
Wage Loss$0$3,000,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Physician reviewed strips and treated patient based on reasonable data known at that time.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/4/2005 10:23:40 AM
Reason for Change:Policy limits were entered incorrectly on the original submission. Correct policy limits ($1mil/$6mil) are noted on this submission.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Per Claim Policy Limits1000000001000000

 

 

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

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