Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Wylene Bhanji Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2005 CA 003662

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643166
Claim Number :EMC-AO-05-37002
Date Submitted :11/16/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWylene Bhanji
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1421 S BURGANDY TRL
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JACKSONVILLEFL32259-5444Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-3$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9034Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT LUKES' HOSPITAL100151
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/12/20042/21/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hypoxic ischemic brain injury
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient to ED after slip and fall in bathroom, landing on right arm.Dr. Bhanji administered Dilaudid and Valium before placing splint.She was also given Phenergan, Colase, Valium as muscle relaxer, along with Oxycontin and Dilaudid.Patient found at home unresponsive and EMS summoned.Returned to hospital
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Medication related
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged excessive medication and alleged failure to admit
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/31/20052005 CA 003662
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval11/15/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
St. Luke's Hospital
Florida EM-1 Medical Services
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
3/31/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$30,129
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,690
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
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