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
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
1301 N. Hagadorn Road
East LansingMI48823
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(517) 324 - 6570 (517) 333 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4245 LAFAYETTE ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
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
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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. 
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$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
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.
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