Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jerome Adams Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CIO-00-5879 (DIV) 39

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538989
Claim Number :16614-01
Date Submitted :12/20/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJEROMELADAMS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed101 W. Kaley Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32806Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125766$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME29176Surgery - Obstetrics 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LUCERNE MEDICAL CENTER (ORLANDO100221
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/1/19994/27/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The claimant presented to the hospital in labor.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The claimant delivered infant on May 31, 1999. The claimant had a seizure on 6-1-1999. Insured ordered blood work and urinalysis which revealed positive for protein in urine. Claimant was transferred to ICU and consults ordered.Claimant was treated for HELLP syndrome.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Diagnosed with HELLP instead of HUS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that the insured failed to diagnose HUS which allegedlyresulted in the death of the claimant.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/18/2000CIO-00-5879 (DIV) 39
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange9/23/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SMYK, LADISLAV V
Ladislay Vladmir Smyk, MD, P.A.
Lee V. Smyk, MD, P.A.
University OB/GYN Institute
Jerome L. Adams, MD, P.A.
Orlando Regional Lucerne Hospital
Lucerne Medical Center
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
8/19/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$74,507
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$41,443
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.A total amount of $100,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement on behalf of the insured.A portion in the amount of $55,000.000 was paid as a structured settlement.A portion in the amount of $45,000.00 was paid as an indemnity settlement payment to the estate of the claimant.Total Amount paid on behalf of the insured: $100,000.00.
 
Updates
 
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Court Case # CIO-02-1835

Indemnity Paid: $40,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643674
Claim Number :18229-01
Date Submitted :12/28/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJerome Adams
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed101 West Kaley Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32806Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125766$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME29176Surgery - Obstetrics 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL120001
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/31/199910/26/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
TERM PREGNANCY.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
INSURED SAW THE PATIENT PRENATALLY UP TO HER HOSPITALIZATION FOR BLEEDING.INSURED CONTACTED BY PHONE AND ADVISED OF ADMISSION BUT CHILD WAS DELIVERED BY EMERGENTC-SECTION BEFORE INSURED ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
IT IS ALLEGED THAT INSURED FAILED TO RECOGNIZE IMPENDING ABRUPTION CASING FETAL DISTRESS AND BRAIN DAMAGE.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/20/2002CIO-02-1835
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange12/21/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
JEROME L. ADAMS, M.D., P.A.
ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN & WOMEN
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
12/20/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$40,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$30,997
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,870
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
INSURED CONSULTED WITH CLAIMS PERSONNEL AND DEFENSE COUNSEL.$40,000.00 WAS PAID IN FULL AND FINAL SETTLEMENT OF ALL CLAIMS ON BEHALF OF THE INSURED.
 
Updates
 
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*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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