Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Kevin Kulow Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2010-1259CA

Indemnity Paid: $89,100.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201470393
Claim Number :134990-2
Date Submitted :4/7/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKevin Kulow
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed449 West 23rd Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-CT-10108$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME79008Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/21/20085/21/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cerebral infarct.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege failure to diagnose impending cerebral infarct during first ER visit.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient seen in ER on 2/21/08 for dizziness, nausea & vomiting, & severe headache. Discharged with diagnosis of vomiting. Patient returned to ER on 2/22/08 for left-side facial numbness, unsteady gait, nystagmus & difficulty speaking. Dishcarged home with diagnosis of benign paroxysmal vertigo. Seen on 2/25/08 by primary care physician. MRI of internal auditory canals with & without contrast revealed an acute infarction in left medulla & left crebellum.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cerebral infarct.
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
5/7/20102010-1259CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay3/18/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Medical Center
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
3/11/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$89,100
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$85,796
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,360
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$89,100
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$70,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Staff education.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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