Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. James W Howell Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11CA000315

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366888
Claim Number :282754
Date Submitted :4/23/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffanyDTaylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748  TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesWHowell
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed21 W. Main Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Defuniak SpringsFL32435Walton
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0072378$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7047Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FWalton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/5/201012/13/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was admitted to the hospital with complaints of substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A EKG and chest x-ray was performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/20/201111CA000315
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton4/18/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Medical Center of Walton County, P.A.
Healthmark of Walton Inc d/b/a Healthmark Regional Med Ctr
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherVerdict for plaintiff, no judgement entered
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/16/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$170,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 12CA866

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575041
Claim Number : 286597
Date Submitted : 6/25/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tiffany D Taylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
City State Zip
Sunrise FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748     TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual James W Howell
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 21 W. Main Avenue
City State Zip Code County
Defuniak Springs FL 32435 Walton
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0072378 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS7047 Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Walton
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Emergency Room  
Name of Institution Code
WALTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL 100081
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Emergency Room
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/10/2009 5/19/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Dizziness and migraine.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to order CT scan.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose pituitary adenoma.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
9/10/2012 12CA866
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Walton 6/12/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tempkin-Smith, MD, Stacy
Doctor's Medical Center of Walton County, PA
Healthmark of Walton, Inc. dba Healthmark Reg Medical Center
Allen, PA-C, Christy
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
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
Other DISMISSED
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $183,442
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783597
Claim Number : 59303
Date Submitted : 11/7/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROFESSIONAL SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-0116462  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (407) 370 - 2247 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual James W Howell
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 4413 US Hgwy 331 S
City State Zip Code County
Defuniak Springs FL 32435 Walton
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
HFL 3500010 01 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS7047 Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery  

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Walton
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Emergency Room  
Name of Institution Code
N/A 000000
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
2/1/2016 9/19/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ectopic pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly evaluate complaints of abdominal pain
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tubal rupture
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 10/31/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $3,151
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $2,469
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $40,000 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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