Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jose Thomas-Richards Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # GR07-17

Indemnity Paid: $250,168.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160605
Claim Number :FL0087
Date Submitted :5/16/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1250 South Pine Island Road, #300
CityStateZip
PlantationFL33324
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSE THOMAS-RICHARDS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1234 Main
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SebringFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
255-000$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/18/20032/26/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ruptured left bicep tendon
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Re-attachment of the bicep tendon
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Limited mobility of left wrist
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 SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/7/2007GR07-17
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands12/21/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/14/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,168
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$122,465
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$33,198
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$11,200$0
Wage Loss$6,400$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
no safety management steps taken
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 11-249-GCS

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263547
Claim Number :HM156502-11
Date Submitted :4/16/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJameela Maddox
Street Address
333 s Wabash
CityStateZip
ChicgoIL60604
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 822 - 5000  Jameela.Maddox@cna.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRThomas-Richards
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3750 EMERGENCY LANE SUITE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SEBRINGFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NSD-4014074966$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Dentists - Engaged in oral surgery or operative dentistry on patients rendered unconscious through the administering of any anesthesia or analgesia 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/13/200810/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGES NEGLIGENCE TO THE LEFT WRIST DURING THE OPERATIVEPROCEDURE BY FAILING TO REDUCE A DORSALLY ANGULATEDCOMMINUTED INTRAARTICULAR LEFT DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURE
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
PATIENT PRESENTED WITH A FRACTURED DISTAL LEFT RADIUSWITH DORSAL ANGULATION AND A LEFT ULNAR MINIMALLYDISPLACED FRACTURE
Diagnostic Code :110
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
SURGERY PERFORMED; OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION WITHSCREWS AND IMMOBILIZATION IN A SHORT ARM PLASTER CAST.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/18/201111-249-GCS
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands3/15/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
3/15/2012
 
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$24,469
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,856
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$86,280$0
Wage Loss$77,435$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
DR. THOMAS-RICHARDS GAVE UP HIS MEDICAL PRACTICE AND HIS MEDICAL LICENSE IN APRIL 2011.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:4/16/2012 5:33:23 PM
Reason for Change:update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Safety Management Steps TakenFULL AND FINAL SETTLEMENTDR. THOMAS-RICHARDS GAVE UP HIS MEDICAL PRACTICE AND HIS MEDICAL LICENSE IN APRIL 2011.
Incurred Expense Mdeical086280
Final DiagnosisALLEGES NEGLENCE TO THE LEFT WRIST DURING THE OPERATIVEPROCEDURE BY FAILING TO REDUCE A DORSALLY ANGULATEDCOMMINUTED INTRAARTICULAR LEFT DISTAL RADIUS FRACTUREALLEGES NEGLIGENCE TO THE LEFT WRIST DURING THE OPERATIVEPROCEDURE BY FAILING TO REDUCE A DORSALLY ANGULATEDCOMMINUTED INTRAARTICULAR LEFT DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURE
Incurred Expense Wage Loss077435
County Suit Filed InHighlands
Specialty CodePhysicians - Minor SurgeryDentists - Engaged in oral surgery or operative dentistry on patients rendered unconscious through the administering of any anesthesia or analgesia
Court Case Number11-249-GCS
Legal System StageWithin the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Injured Person First NameCheryCheryl

 

 

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Court Case # 11-249-GCS

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263857
Claim Number :HM156504-11
Date Submitted :5/11/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJameela Maddox
Street Address
333 s Wabash
CityStateZip
ChicgoIL60604
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 822 - 5000  Jameela.Maddox@cna.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSE THOMAS-RICHARDS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3750 EMERGENCY LANE SUITE 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SEBRINGFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NSD-4014074966$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Surgery - Hand 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/24/201010/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE SURGICAL PROCEDURE USED WAS NOT THE APPROPRIATE METHOD OF REPAIR.AS A RESULT A 2ND SURGERY WAS REQUIRED TO REPAIR THE WRIST FRACTURE.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
INJURY TO LEFT RADIUS AND LEFT CALCANEAL METATARSAL.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
INSURED PERFORMED A CLOSED REDUCTION INTRA-ARTICLAR FRACTURE, DISPLACEMENT OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS AND PERCUTANEOUS K-WIRE FIXATION WTH W WIRES AND IMMOBILZATION OF THE FRACTURE OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS IN A SHORT ARM CAST. HE SHOULD HAVE USED AN OPEN REDUCTION, INTERNAL FIXATION REPAIR.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/10/201111-249-GCS
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands4/10/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
4/10/2012
 
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$41,788
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,857
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$10,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$93,663$0
Wage Loss$50,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
INSURED RETIRED NO LONGER PRACTICING
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/11/2012 9:50:54 AM
Reason for Change:added claimants address
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Address Street6425 Oceanside Ave
Injured Person Address Zip Code3387033876
 
Date of Change:5/11/2012 11:14:34 AM
Reason for Change:changes per adjuster
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Incurred Expense Wage Loss050000
Legal System StageWithin the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Principal InjuryINSURED PERFORMED A CLOSED REDUCTION OINTRA-ARTICLAR FRACTURE, DISPLACEMENT OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS AND PERCUTANEOUS K-WIRE FIXATION WTH W WIRES AND IMMOBILZATION OF THE FRACTURE OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS IN A SHORT ARM CAST.INSURED PERFORMED A CLOSED REDUCTION INTRA-ARTICLAR FRACTURE, DISPLACEMENT OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS AND PERCUTANEOUS K-WIRE FIXATION WTH W WIRES AND IMMOBILZATION OF THE FRACTURE OF THE DISTAL LEFT RADIUS IN A SHORT ARM CAST. HE SHOULD HAVE USED AN OPEN REDUCTION, INTERNAL FIXATION REPAIR.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel041788
Profession or BusinessDentistryMedical Doctor
Specialty CodeDentistsSurgery - Hand
Final DiagnosisALLEGED NEGLIGENT SURGERY PROCEDURES CAUSED ADDITIONAL SURGERY AND PERMANENT DISABILITIESTHE SURGICAL PROCEDURE USED WAS NOT THE APPROPRIATE METHOD OF REPAIR.AS A RESULT A 2ND SURGERY WAS REQUIRED TO REPAIR THE WRIST FRACTURE.
Incurred Expense Mdeical093663
Amount of Deductible Paid by Defendant4178810000

 

 

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Court Case # 11928GCS

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201265100
Claim Number :HM156505-11
Date Submitted :10/11/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJameela Maddox
Street Address
333 s Wabash
CityStateZip
ChicgoIL60604
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 822 - 5000  Jameela.Maddox@cna.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRThomas-Richards
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3750 EMERGENCY LANE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SEBRINGFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NSD-4014074966$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationEMERGENCY ROOM
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/24/201010/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT ALLEGES RIGHT UPPER EXTREMITY PAIN WITH RESIDUAL NUMBNESS SUBSEQUENT TO SURGEY.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
PATIENT PRESENT TO EMERGENCY ROOM AFTER A TRIP AND FALL ON THE FLOOR AT HOME.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
INSURED PERFORMED SURGERY, OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION, RESIDUAL RADIAL NERVE PALSY
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 SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/17/201111928GCS
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands9/12/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
9/18/2012
 
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$17,839
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$895
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
FULL AND FINAL SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTED CLAIM WITH NO ADMISSION OF LIABILITY
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 282886CA000243

Indemnity Paid: $60,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850208
Claim Number :FL0041
Date Submitted :7/16/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1815 Griffin Rd., Suite 401
CityStateZip
DaniaFL33004
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJose Thomas-Richards
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3750 Emergency Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SebringFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
255-000$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/15/20041/5/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Displaced fracture of right humerus
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
open reduction of fracture
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
limited flexibility and range of motion of right arm
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/31/2006282886CA000243
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands6/26/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
OtherDismissal with Prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/23/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$60,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$31,307
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$22,417
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$143,357$0
Wage Loss$1,500$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No safety measures warranted
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 05-723GC

Indemnity Paid: $20,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747673
Claim Number :FL0077
Date Submitted :11/15/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1815 Griffin Rd., Suite 401
CityStateZip
DaniaFL33004
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJose Thomas-Richards
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3750 Emergency Lane, Suite 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SebringFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
255-000$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6774Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/29/20041/15/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fracture of distal right ulna and radius
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alignment of fracture site
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to reduce the Colles wrist fracture
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Fracture healed with subluxation adn malunion of the wrist
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/16/200505-723GC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands10/4/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
OtherDismissal with prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/10/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$20,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,278
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,707
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$5,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Repeat X-rays
 
Updates
 
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