Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jeffrey Cox Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2006-CA 1288

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954524
Claim Number :33773-01
Date Submitted :8/10/2009
 
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
IndividualJeffrey Cox
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 30470
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10131$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62170Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/18/20022/22/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic cervical and lumbar pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was treated with Fentanyl, duragesic patches and Actiq suckers for pain control.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Disputed allegations of improper management and over prescribing of potent medications, resulting in death; however, the defense retained medical experts, who disagreed and felt the insured acted appropriately within the SOC.Case resolved for financial reasons as opposed to any wrong doing.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/18/20062006-CA 1288
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/13/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc.
Alza Corporation
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
7/13/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,800
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,410
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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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