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
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804
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
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
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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. 
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$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
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.
No updates found.



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