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.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

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.

 

 

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

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