Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. STEVEN S BAKER Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 10-3517 CA

Indemnity Paid: $235,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264637
Claim Number :162634
Date Submitted :1/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRita  Markley
Street Address
ProAssurance Corporation, 100 Brookwood Place, Suite 300
CityStateZip
BirminghamAL35209
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7916  rmarkley@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSTEVENSBAKER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed315 East Olympia Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Punta GordaFL33950Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP42432$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41159Surgery - Orthopedic00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/5/200810/27/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Avascular necrosis of the left hip with degenerative arthritic changes.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Left total hip arthroplasty.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient underwent left total hip arthroplasty and developed sensory and motor deficits in the left lower extremity allegedly due to intraoperative nerve injury.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/14/201010-3517 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte7/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Associates in Orthopedics, P.A.
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$235,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$54,965
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$29,663
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$235,000
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/8/2012 10:01:49 AM
Reason for Change:ALAE expenses increased.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2786229663
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5127554695
 
Date of Change:1/15/2013 10:03:02 AM
Reason for Change:ALAE PAYMENT INCREASED
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5469554965

 

 

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