Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Joseph B Billings Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CI002-2769

Indemnity Paid: $872,453.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746454
Claim Number :E30153-01
Date Submitted :6/13/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseph Billings
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1285 Orange Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1010090-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6784Surgery - Orthopedic00000

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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
ORLANDO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/9/20004/26/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
History of prior fracture of left femur with growth plate injury resulting in femoral deformity.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Valgus osteotomy of left distall femur.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Laceration of left femoral artery and vein during osteotomy, alleged nerve damage resulting in permanent sensory and motor impairment in left lower extremity.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/28/2002CI002-2769
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange8/18/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Chatwin, Amber
Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/17/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$872,453
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$123,996
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$76,677
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$872,453
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/13/2008 11:13:34 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to correct amount paid on legal fees and expenses.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel122716123996
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid7966976677

 

 

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Court Case # 2009-CA-002768-0

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201055945
Claim Number :155452
Date Submitted :6/15/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosephBBillings
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1285 Orange Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP37804$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6784Surgery - Orthopedic00000

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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
WINTER PARK PAVILION110026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/19/20078/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severe degenerative arthritis of the right shoulder with rotator cuff arthropathy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Revise total shoulder arthroplasty of the right shoulder.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ligation of the right axillary artery and injury to the right brachial plexus allegedly resulting in permanent motor and sensory impairment.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/20/20092009-CA-002768-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange12/4/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Jewett Orthopedics Clinic, P.A.
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
12/7/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,262
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,029
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$450,000
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/15/2010 3:39:04 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid70429029

 

 

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