Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Kecia Barnes Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012 CA-009617O

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201264850
Claim Number :42667-01
Date Submitted :9/18/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKecia Barnes
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7527 Ulmerton Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA9102902Occupational Medicine71520

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with a chief complaint of right foot pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was diabetic, given a dose of Prednisone for inflammation.2 days later, the patient presented to the ER.He ended up having his right toe and a portion of his foot amputated.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged misdiagnosis of right foot infection.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Amputation of right toe and portion of right foot.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/21/20122012 CA-009617O
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
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$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$1,767
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,413
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.



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