Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Paul Garland Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07-434

Indemnity Paid: $90,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850910
Claim Number :34762-02
Date Submitted :9/18/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaul Garland
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2500 Highway 77
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98286$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME39766Surgery - Opthalmology80114

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityEye Center of North Florida
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/25/200510/11/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cataract in right eye.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgical cataract removal with intraoccular lens placement.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed an intra-operative rupture of the posterior compartment, which required an anterior vitrectomy.This was a known risk and complication of the procedure.The patient later developed a retinal detachment under the care of a subsequent physician, who was unable to repair it.
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
2/19/200707-434
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay8/27/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pyne, D.O., Jeffrey
Eye Center of North Florida
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
8/27/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$90,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,141
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,844
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$90,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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