Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. HEATHER AULD, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 14-CA-000775

Indemnity Paid: $185,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575669
Claim Number : 13-0226-A-13
Date Submitted : 8/31/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tamla   Lloyd
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Road, Suite 410
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887 212 (904) 296 - 1245 tlloyd@fdinsurancecompany.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHEATHER AULD
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed13740 Cypress Terrace Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33907Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GL01000019$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58032Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/25/201310/24/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the insured with a past history of a hysterectomy, during which the ureter was transected. She complained of significant pelvic pain and had a small ovarian cyst.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured performed a laparoscopic procedure on March 25, 2013 to remove the left ovary.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
A misdiagnosis was not made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that the insured negligently performed a laparoscopic lysis of adhesions and removal of the patient's left ovary, resulting in aperforation of the sigmoid colon. Additional allegations include the insured's failure to recognize and repair the injury to the colon at the time of the injury.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/13/201414-CA-000775
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee7/31/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Physicians' Primary Care of Southwest Florida, PL
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
7/31/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$185,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$31,381
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
The circumstances of this case were discussed with the insured and risk management was notified. Risk management discussed the case with the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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