Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Rufus S Armstrong Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03 7637 DIV C

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537676
Claim Number :B02-25829-01
Date Submitted :10/21/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRufusSArmstrong
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4150 N Armenia Avenue, Ste 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33607Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39179$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME28907Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL100075
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/5/20013/20/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Term pregnancy in 33 year old female with pregnancy induced hypertension.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Induction of labor and vaginal delivery of viable female infant.Post delivery, mother developed HELLP syndrome, which cannot be predicted or prevented.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Neurologic injury and blindness following seizures and cerebral edema, secondary to HELLP syndrome.
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
8/28/200303 7637 DIV C
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough9/15/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tampa Bay Women's HlthC Alliance, LLP
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
9/15/2005
 
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$1,605
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,410
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$619,461$0
Wage Loss$0$500,000
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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