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Dr. CHRISTOPHER D GELSTON, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
8184 E. 84th Avenue

Court Case # 12 005636

Indemnity Paid: $600,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201365809
Claim Number :163992
Date Submitted :4/9/2013
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Gelston, Christopher DPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRita  Markley
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7916  [email protected]
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer8184 E. 84th Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME98311Surgery - Opthalmology 

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysicians Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Poor reading vision without corrective lens
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Photorefractive keratotomy laser eye surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis of fusarium fungal infection post surgery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Blindness in one ey.
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
4/2/201212 005636
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
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. 
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$600,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,901
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,153
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 has discussed with insurance company personnel, Medical experts and defense counsel
Date of Change:4/9/2013 10:45:05 AM
Reason for Change:Updated ALAE increased payment.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel984110901
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid67997153



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