Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Virginia Fegert Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2010CA073192

Indemnity Paid: $475,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162436
Claim Number :39383-05
Date Submitted :12/7/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PROFESSIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2820748 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVirginia Fegert
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3770 7th Terrace, Ste 102
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Vero BeachFL32960Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98545$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53880Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FIndian River
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100105
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/21/20073/2/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Angina, bilateral iliac disease, distal abdominal aortic stenosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Aorto-bifemoral bypass, insertion of central line, general anesthesia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Post-op, patient found to have retained a portion of the guide-wire used to insert triple lumen catheter for central line.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Complications related to retained guide-wire, need for additional surgery to remove scarring.
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
7/26/20102010CA073192
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Indian River11/15/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Indian River Medical Center
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
11/15/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$475,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$29,714
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,683
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$475,000
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
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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