Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Kurt T Wood Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04-CA-1311-10-K

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200952776
Claim Number :551 01 706018
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507rthomps2@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKurtTWood
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1285 Orange Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
AHL1208077$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA3194Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPatient called hospital
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPatient called hospital did not visit
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/8/20028/4/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Prescribed drug overdose
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient who had undergone several surgeries for lower back pain was seeing a doctor for pain management.She called the hospital to speak with her surgeon who was not there.Our PA was on call and called the patient back.
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured spoke with the patient regarding her complaints of nausea, vomitting and flu like symptoms.After asking what medication she was taking, he advised her to take OTC medication for the nausea and call her treating physican in the morning.Patient expired at home several hours later.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiffs allege our insured should have realized that the patient was experiencing a drug overdose and advised her to go to the emergency room.Our investigation found the limited information provided by the patient would not have led our insured to suspect a drug overdose.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/2/200404-CA-1311-10-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Seminole2/20/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Janssen Pharmaceutica Products
Villalobos, Ewdin M
Tall, Reginald
The Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/20/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$156,796
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,334
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2013-12812 CIDC

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201469400
Claim Number :FP4420402
Date Submitted :1/14/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKurtTWood
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed740 W. Plymouth Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DelandFL32720Volusia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CL098334$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA3194Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MVolusia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysicians Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/22/20114/4/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left shoulder pain.Open acrominoplasty of the left shoulder with excision of distal calvicle and rotator cuff repair.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to notify patient of adverse imaging showing cancer.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure to notify patient of cancer Stage IV.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/23/20132013-12812 CIDC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Volusia12/26/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Orthopedic Associates, P.A.
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,705
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Insurancecompany staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if approppriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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