Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Randall W Brown Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2003CA000165

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538766
Claim Number :CN550331
Date Submitted :12/15/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE INDEMNITY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2048400 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTerryMBinns
Street Address
1888 Century Park East, Suite 800
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90650
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 556 - 7488 (310) 556 - 7400Tbinns@scpie-ahi.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRandallWBrown
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4400 BAYOU BLVD STE 44
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32503-1910Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0166878799$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN9996Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery0000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
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
11/1/20006/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Extraction of tooth #14 due to overbite.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mandibular osteotomy with advancement of skeletal fixation; maxillary autogenous bone grafting for implant placement; mandibular (chin) osteoplasty to reduce chin protrusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This was a highly disputed case of liability & damages as a result of orthognathic surgery performed by our insured. The patient had a skeletal deformity with pre-existing TMJ. extensive dental decay & missing orthodontic appliances. The patient's condition was also complicated by extensive gum disease due to continued smoking & poor dental hygiene. The patient alleges that she must undergo reconstructive surgery due to alleged misplacement of dental implants, loss of bone grafting & overbite that developed after the osteotomies performed by our insured.
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
1/17/20032003CA000165
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/12/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Litvak, DDS, 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
11/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,685
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,321
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
Review expert opinions.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/15/2005 5:52:08 PM
Reason for Change:Additional information added.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Principal InjuryPermanent loss of teeth, severe pain, suffering, facial disfigurement, multiple revision surgeries.This was a highly disputed case of liability & damages as a result of orthognathic surgery performed by our insured. The patient had a skeletal deformity with pre-existing TMJ. extensive dental decay & missing orthodontic appliances. The patient's condition was also complicated by extensive gum disease due to continued smoking & poor dental hygiene. The patient alleges that she must undergo reconstructive surgery due to alleged misplacement of dental implants, loss of bone grafting & overbite that developed after the osteotomies performed by our insured.

 

 

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Court Case # 2003CA0165

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538920
Claim Number :CN550331
Date Submitted :12/15/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE INDEMNITY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2048400 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTerryMBinns
Street Address
1888 Century Park East, Suite 800
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90650
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 556 - 7488 (310) 556 - 7400Tbinns@scpie-ahi.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRandallWBrown
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4400 Bayou Blvd,. Suite 44
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0166878799$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN9996Dentists - Engaged in oral surgery or operative dentistry on patients rendered unconscious through the administering of any anesthesia or analgesia0000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
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
11/1/20006/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Extraction of tooth #14 due to overbite.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mandibular osteotomy with advancement of skeletal fixation; maxillary autogenous bone grafting for implant placement; mandibular (chin) osteoplasty to reduce chin protrusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Reconstructive surgery.
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
1/17/20032003CA0165
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/12/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
11/12/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,230
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,776
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
Review expert opinions, deposition.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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