Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. James Maher Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2007-CA-000 323 Div

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848195
Claim Number :34684-02
Date Submitted :1/10/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames Maher
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44566$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64404Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/21/20049/26/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pre eclampsia at 32 weeks gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Medication, monitoring and emergent cesarean section.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered a pontine hemorrhage during c-section, with severe permanent neurological injury.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/21/20072007-CA-000 323 Div
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Tucker, M.D., Elizabeth
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
12/21/2007
 
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$30,028
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,268
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$110,878$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # FL 04 CA 1501

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954567
Claim Number :29598-02
Date Submitted :8/12/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames Maher
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" St, Ste 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44566$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64404Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/13/20025/7/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Twin gestation with twin to twin transfusion syndrome and pre-term labor at 29 weeks gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Daily fetal surveillance and treatment of medication to promote fetal lung maturation while treating pre-term labor with tocolytics.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Fetal demise of female twin fetuses at 29 weeks gestation from Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome in non-compliant patient.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/6/2004FL 04 CA 1501
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/21/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
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
7/21/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$100,197
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$36,920
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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