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
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKecia Barnes
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7527 Ulmerton Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LargoFL33771Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
101797$250,000$750,000
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
 MPinellas
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
4/26/20101/30/2012
 
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
Orange8/28/2012
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/28/2012
 
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
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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