Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jean Cook Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-05CA4991

Indemnity Paid: $2,317,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850543
Claim Number :32578-02
Date Submitted :8/19/2008
 
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
IndividualJean Cook
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6440 W Newberry Road, Ste 508
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98217$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47540Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/20/20038/26/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was evaluated for irregular menses and diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient evaluated in the physician's office.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegations of failing to timely diagnose the patient's endometrial cancer, even though medical records indicate the patient was diagnosed with an aggressive primary ovarian cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death of this 53 year old married female.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/28/200501-05CA4991
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua7/24/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/24/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,317,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$210,987
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$208,291
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,317,500
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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