Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael B Austin Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-CA-006154

Indemnity Paid: $4,766,781.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745119
Claim Number :E30799
Date Submitted :4/6/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 CarrollwoodVillage Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelBAustin
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7410 Clearview Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33634Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1009895-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5242Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
UNIVERSITY COMM. HOSP-CARROLLWOOD100069
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/9/20001/21/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with dizziness, headache, unsteady gait, double vision and nausea, and was later diagnosed with a stroke.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was examined, CT scan performed and patient was discharged.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose a stroke.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke causing paraplegia.
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
7/5/200202-CA-006154
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough3/9/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Allen, William D
Hulls, James R
Franklin, Favata & Hulls, M.D's, P.A.
Carrollwood Emergency Physicians, P.A.
Squires, Jonathan C
Team Physicians of Florida, P.A. d/b/a Drs. Sheer Ahearn & A
PATEL, ROHIT M
Rohit M. Patel, M.D., P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/4/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,766,781
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$458,412
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$195,507
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,766,781
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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