Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael C McGlamry Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 09-A-639-4

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201057022
Claim Number :13863-01
Date Submitted :4/15/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKaren Kessler
Street Address
3000 Meridian Blvd., Suite 400
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 87762249
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AtlantaGA30342Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOut of state
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionNorthside Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Collapsing pes valgus deformity, right foot; os tibial externum with insufficient tibialis posterior insertion, right foot; hallux valgus deformity, right foot
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Evans calcaneal osteotomy, right foot; excision os tibial externum with advancement of tibialis posterior tendon, right foot; Lapidus fusion with modified McBride bunionectomy, right foot
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Post-op, patient and her husband claim they made several phone calls to insured between 01-16-07 and 01-19-07, with complaints of pain and discoloration of the toes. Insured first saw the patient post-op on 01-23-07.On exam, the toes were purple and cold to the touch, with blister formation.Insured consulted with a vascular specialist, and patient was immediately taken to his office for examination after which she was admitted to the hospital for immediate TPA treatment.Arterial flow could not be restored and she ultimately developed gangrene, resulting in a BKA.Patient alleges insured failed to respond to her telephone calls with complaints of increased pain and discoloration of her toes.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Out of state3/23/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Village Podiatry Group, P.C.
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. 
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$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$45,032
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,344
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$379,203$0
Wage Loss$36,667$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None - Specialty Code #80993
No updates found.



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