Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Joseph Noah Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2010CA012128NC

Indemnity Paid: $291,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471605
Claim Number :FP4052301
Date Submitted :8/14/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseph Noah
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed836 Sunset Lake Boulevard, Suite A-205
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VeniceFL34292Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FP-CL099051$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67457Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysician's Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/17/20098/9/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for post-bilateral knee arthroplasty exam at 35 days in complaint of leg swelling the previous day that was resolved on exam.Patient was examined; rehab course was reviewed and patient instructed to call or go to ER if complaints.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Course at rehab was reviewed; legs palpated, patient instructed if major complaints to call or go to ER.Swelling had subsided.Patient went to PCP on day 42 with complaints of shortness of breath and chest pain and was referred for follow up exam in several days to cardiologist.Later on the same day the paient deteriorated and was hospitalized from ER with pulmonary emboli and died the following day.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleged failure to order Doppler study on 35th day visit.Distinguished experts strongly disputed indication for same.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff died of pulmonary emboli on 43 post-operative day.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/13/20102010CA012128NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota7/29/2014
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$291,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$68,746
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$130,198
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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