Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Robert S Appleton Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07-CA-004674

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200849933
Claim Number :10009
Date Submitted :6/23/2008
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
9310 Old Kings Road South, Suite 702
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 332 - 7841 (904) 332 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3813 Oakwater Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66581Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital Heart Disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Jatene resection of the great vessels of the heart.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The claim alleged a failure to recognize chest pain and EKG findings indicative of impending cardiac failure. Insured had highly supportive medical expert opinion disputing the claim.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Carson, Thomas
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. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$247
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
None known
No updates found.



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