Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. KRISHAN K BATRA Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-2626-CI-08

Indemnity Paid: $24,999.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534573
Claim Number :A5-010002
Date Submitted :3/9/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeanon Davis
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 6346  deanon.davis@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKRISHANKBATRA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14802 NORTH DALE MABRY HIGHWAY, #330
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TAMPAFL33618Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118070760000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME30163Physciatry - Including Child 

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
Other Hospital/InstitutionFAIRWINDS TREATMENT CENTER
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/22/19993/5/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE DECEDENT COMMITTED SUICIDE ON 08-22-99.HE HAD VOLUNTARILY ADMITTED HIMSELF TO THE FACILITY BECAUSE OF PROBLEMS WITH DEPRESSION AND A LONG HISTORY OF DRUG ABUSE, INCLUDING HIV POSITIVE.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
THE DECEDENT HAD LEFT THE PREMISES WITHOUT PERMISSION ON THE DAY PRIOR TO HIS SUICIDE.HE RETURNED TO THE FACILITY EARLY IN THE MORNING AND DR. BATRA MET WITH HIM.THE FACILITY WAS CHECKING ON THE PATIENT IN 15 MINUTE INTERVALS ACCORDING TO THE RECORDS, ALTHOUGH IT APPEARS THAT THEY DID NOT SEE HIM FOR A PERIOD OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES BETWEEN THE LAST CHECK AND THE TIME THE DECEDENT COMMITTED SUICIDE.THE DECEDENT HUNG HIMSELF ON THE HANDLE OF THE BATHROOM DOOR WITH A SHOESTRING.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NONE AVAILABLE.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
WRONGFUL DEATH.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/28/200202-2626-CI-08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas3/4/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
FAIRWINDS PROPERTIES, INC.
EL-YOUSEF, M.K.
CIGNA HEALTH CARE OF FLORIDA, INC.
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
3/4/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$24,999
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$208,170
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,317
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$24,999
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
NONE.DR. BATRA CARED APPROPRIATELY FOR THE PATIENT.THE DECEDENT DID NOT REVEAL A SPECIFIC PLAN OF SUICIDE TO DR. BATRA.SUICIDE IS NOT SOMETHING THAT CAN ALWAYS BE PREVENTED AND IT IS SOMEWHAT HIGHLY UNPREDICTABLE.
 
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