Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Robert L Thomas Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04-CA-1456

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535168
Claim Number :19412
Date Submitted :11/9/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertLThomas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8282 Woodgrove Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32256Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600584 01$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8592Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery3875

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL100254
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/16/20032/10/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Sepsis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Physical exam, IV fluids, Rx Motrin & Tylenol
Diagnostic Code :DC38.4
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat sepsis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Septic shock requiring amputation of all four limbs
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
6/17/200404-CA-1456
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Leon5/24/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bolen, M.D., Louis R
Capital Regional Med. Ctr.
Jacksonville Emergency Consultants
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
4/29/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$6,570
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,868
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$100,000$100,000
Wage Loss$100,000$1,000,000
Other Expenses$100,000$1,000,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk Management has counseled insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/9/2005 10:48:06 AM
Reason for Change:Corrected various fields pursuant to State audit
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid60009868
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel100006570
Date of Final Disposition28-APR-0524-MAY-05
Defendant Entity NameJacksonville Emergency Consultants
Defendant Last NameBolen, M.D., Louis RBolen, M.D., Louis R
Defendant Entity NameCapital Regional Med. Ctr.Capital Regional Med. Ctr.
Payment Date28-APR-0529-APR-05

 

 

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Court Case # 54-2011-CA-23

Indemnity Paid: $210,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264995
Claim Number :FL-JEC-02
Date Submitted :10/4/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
81-0603029 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJulie Montague
Street Address
12700 Park Central Drive, Suite 900
CityStateZip
DallasTX75251
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(866) 520 - 6896  jmontague@bpmp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertLThomas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4311 North Salisbury Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32216Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115975$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8592Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/5/20109/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome secondary to methadone toxicity.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured Physician evaluated and treated the patient in the emergency department following his field resuscitation. Lab studies, an EKG and head CT were ordered and results were noted to be normal. IV fluids and Narcan were administered. A chest CT revealed possible alveolitis with no evidence of pulmonary embolism. Insured Physician recommended admission for observation but the patient refused to be admitted. The patient was discharged to home with verbal and written instructions given to him and his family to observe closely for respiratory difficulty or alteration in mental status.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Altered mental status due to methadone overdose and possible pneumonia.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleged the Insured Physician failed to recognize an abnormal and prolonged QT interval on the EKG resulting in the patient's sudden cardiac arrest and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/14/201154-2011-CA-23
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam10/2/2012
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
10/2/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$210,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$78,097
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
Communicate and document patient leaving against medical advice.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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