Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Lornetta T Epps Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2003Ca001335

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744365
Claim Number :941-0107348
Date Submitted :2/7/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-4233459 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSonal Desai
Street Address
Zurich Insurance, 1900 American lane, Tower 1 13th Floor
CityStateZip
SchaumburgIL60196
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 706 - 2426 (847) 605 - 6109Sonal.Desai@zurichna.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLornettaTEpps
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 North E Street, Suite 208
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL47561Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GPC279129505$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47561Gynecology - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/21/20012/25/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Shoulder dytocia was encountered during the delivery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
pltfs alleget hat excessive traction was exerted by the birth attendant nurse midwife Allen during the delivery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnois
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
patient suffered a brachial plexus injury commonly referred to as Erb's palsy to her upper right extermity. Resulted in permanent partial paralysis of that extremity
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/1/20032003Ca001335
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/2/2005
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
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$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$74,296
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$172,000$181,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Procedures have been established for clearer line of communication
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2003 CA 001241

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538274
Claim Number :0900307
Date Submitted :11/14/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLornettaTEpps
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 NE Street, Ste 208
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003050$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47561Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/9/20023/17/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
possible uterine rupture
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to come to hospital to examine and treat
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
death of fetus, uterine rupture to plaintiff
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/2/20032003 CA 001241
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/8/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baptist Hospital
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
11/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$31,274
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,747
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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