Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Pierre Blemur Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-14439 CA (24)

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639474
Claim Number :00-0279
Date Submitted :2/9/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-0266645 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy  Thomas
Street Address
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway South, 19th Floor; One Briarlake Plaza
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042-361
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPierre Blemur
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed18373 Northwest 27th Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33055Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMP0005308$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45180Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
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
6/22/199910/25/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infant underwent several ostomies and surgeries
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Dr. Blemur was contacted by CMS to serve as the patient's PCP.His only involvement was to write orders that she required daily visits by a nurse for next two months to provide ostomy care, education and weight evaluation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleging that Dr. Blemur was the patient's pediatrician; this is disputed.They also alleged that he failed to diagnose her true medicla condition; failed to communicate and consult her treating physicians as to her true condition, etc.We feel Dr. Blemur was well within the standard of care.This infant was treated by many providers and has lost all 4 limbs; therefore, this was settled for business reasons due to the uncertainty of litigation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/19/200101-14439 CA (24)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade2/7/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Birken, M.D., Gary A
South Florida Pediatric Surgeons
Johnston, M.D., VickieL
Shehab, M.D., Mona
Sheridan Children's Healthcare Services, Inc.
Memorial Regional Hospital
Brosco, M.D., Jeffrey
Gambon, M.D., Thresia B
Garcia, M.D., Cannen T
Rocha-Rodriguez, M.D., Georgia
Nares, M.D., Michael A
Black, M.D., Angela P
Solo, M.D. (Josephson), Patricia A
Curless, M.D., Richard
Schober, M.D., Michelle E
Delgado, M.D., Aymin
Kuluz, M.D., John W
Cantwell, M.D., Patricia
Gelman, M.D., Barry
Ouellette, M.D., Elizabeth A
Fuchs, M.D., Robin
Burke, M.D., William V
Rogachefsky, M.D., RichardA
University of Miami - Miami School of Medicine
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Olazagastic, M.D., Juan C
Tano, M.D., Mario E
Children's Center for Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Med Plus Medical Centers
Bolumen, M.D., Eduardo F
West Hialeah Pediatric Associates, P.A.
Bauer, M.D., Charles R
Pegellow, M.D., Charles H
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
1/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$102,609
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,497
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
We feel Dr. Blemur acted within the standard of care; however this matter settled for business purposes and due to the uncertainties of litigation.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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