Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Steven P Surgnier Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-638-CA-W

Indemnity Paid: $4,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848126
Claim Number :16744-01
Date Submitted :1/7/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbaraAEvans
Street Address
1301 N. Hagadorn Road
CityStateZip
East LansingMI48823
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(517) 324 - 6570 (517) 333 - 2806bevans@apassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenPSurgnier
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4245 LAFAYETTE ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MARIANNAFL32446Jackson
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126665$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME35645Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MJackson
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
JACKSON HOSPITAL (JACKSON)100142
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/14/19996/16/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was involved in a single car automobile accident in which he was ejected from his vehicle, sustaining injuries including chest contusions and rib fractures, a fractured clavicle and abrasions to his left leg and thigh.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured was retained as a consultant specific to the patient's displaced clavicle fracture only.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Delay in diagnosis of of necrotizing fascitis of the left leg.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleged that premature discharge resulted in an undiagnosed medical condition that resulted in the amputation of his left leg.
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
8/24/200101-638-CA-W
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Jackson12/14/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Franz, Karl S
Brunner, Richard G
Jackson Hospital
Quorum Health Resources, LLC
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
10/30/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,438
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,972
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
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$4,000 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
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