Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. KYE K PAHK Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # C-C003-125

Indemnity Paid: $425,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200533911
Claim Number :83-008786
Date Submitted :1/10/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKYEKPAHK
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4017 LAFAYETTE AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SEBRINGFL33875-4931Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118086410000-0000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME24486Urology- minor surgery1

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityOutpatient facility
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otheroutpatient facility
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/14/200011/13/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS). This is an inflammation of the blood vessels.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Dr. Pahk was the Urologist who was treating this patient for the above referenced condition with Cytoxan, however, this medication was causing a hemorrahagic cystitis (inflammation of the bladder and ureter).Therefore, Dr. Pahk performed a laser fulguration in an attempt to cauterize and stop the patient's bleeding.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient developed post-operative complications.The patient developed colovesical and colvaginal fistulas.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient had to undergo a sigmoid loop colostomy, cystectomy, vaginal suspension, left oophorectomy and bilateral cutaneous ureterostomies as a result of the laser fulguration precedure.
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
3/7/2003C-C003-125
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Highlands12/8/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
OtherSettlement
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/30/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$425,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,400
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$30,150
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$425,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$151,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
The insured is not provided with risk management services.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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