Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. KATHLEEN WELCH-WILSON Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2008 CA 2349 NC

Indemnity Paid: $421,755.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056800
Claim Number :0F2796
Date Submitted :3/25/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
424 S, Woods Mill Road, Suite 340
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(314) 579 - 4204n/a(314) 579 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed522 West Carlton St.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47118Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient went into respiratory distress shortly after having been diagnosed with a black widow spider bite; physician went in to immediately reassess and within one to two minutes she rapidly developed increased respiratory distress and became unconscious and stopped breathing.Although ACLS protocol being followed throughout the Code, she had recurrent malignant cardiac dysyrhythmias which resulted in a prolonged and difficult code and resuscitation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleges improperly performed resuscitation
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleges improperly performed resuscitation resulted in catastrophic brain damage.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleges failure to protect pltf's airway when she went into respiratory distress, failure to give appropriate anti-arrhythmic medication and improperly performed resuscitation
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/13/20082008 CA 2349 NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
DeSoto Memorial Hospital
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. 
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$421,755
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$156,183
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
Noe that I am aware of.
No updates found.



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