Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. THOMAS B PINSON Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 09-103-CA-53

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954589
Claim Number :MM250449
Date Submitted :8/18/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTHOMASBPINSON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed113 W. Hickory Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NeoshoMO64850Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM813933$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME86842Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/10/20069/23/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the emergency room with chest pain that started about four hours before she saw the insured doctor.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured doctor's clinical impression was acute chest pain and wellens' syndrome, and ordered EKG, CBC, chemistries and chest x-rays. The patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm after seeing other docotrs. The autopsy revealed dissecting aortic aneurysm, hemoperocardium, mild aortic arteriosclerosis, acute pulmonary and vesceral congestion, and crebra edema. The cause of death was hemopericardium due to dissecting aortic aneurysm.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It was alleged the patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm due to the insured doctor's not ordering a CT scan and not noting the widening of the mediastinum.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/5/200909-103-CA-53
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam7/23/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Vista Staffing Solutions
Putnam Emergency Group, LLC
Amin, MohammadB
Mohammad Basi Amin, MD, PA
Putnam Community Medical Center, 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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,808
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$100,000
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
 
Updates
 
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