Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael Jampol Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 12-791CA

Indemnity Paid: $2,125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367399
Claim Number :11-0010
Date Submitted :6/17/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Martin Memorial Medical Center, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0637874102
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaureen Williams
Street Address
P.O. Box 9010
CityStateZip
StuartFL34995
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(772) 288 - 5899  maureen.williams@martinhealth.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichael Jampol
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerP.O. Box 9010
CityStateZip CodeCounty
StuartFL34995Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Trust-2011HPL$10,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72967Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMartin
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/18/20112/11/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The infant presented to the physician's office with a report history of temp 99.6F, making sounds while sleeping and skipped 4AM feeding.At the physician's office the infant's vital signs were normal, including a rectal temp, lungs were clear to auscultation, no abnormal sounds were noted and chest x-ray was negative. The remainder of his physical exam was also negative. The infant was discharged home with the mother with instructions to return in 2 days for a follow up visit or sooner if his temperature increased, he was unwilling to eat, or if he had difficulty breathing. Later that night he presented to the ER and was diagnosed with sepsis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The infant presented to the physician's office with a report history of temp 99.6F, making sounds while sleeping and skipped 4AM feeding.At the physician's office the infant's vital signs were normal, including a rectal temp, lungs were clear to auscultation, no abnormal sounds were noted and chest x-ray was negative. The remainder of his physical exam was also negative. The infant was discharged home with the mother with instructions to return in 2 days for a follow up visit or sooner if his temperature increased, he was unwilling to eat, or if he had difficulty breathing.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose sepsis, failure to order the appropriate tests and failure to treat sepsis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The infant sustained auto-amputation of several fingers and a left BKA.
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
5/10/201212-791CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Martin5/29/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Jampol, Michael
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
6/5/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$43,825
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
The case was investigated and favorable pediatric and pediatric infectious disease expert reviews were obtained.The case was resolved by the insurer as a business decision.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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