Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JAMES L AUTIN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 56 2016 CA 002203 (M

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201885118
Claim Number : 1035319-01
Date Submitted : 8/27/2018
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lynn Louthan
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0778
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10377 S US Highway 1 Ste 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43580Surgery - Otorhinolaryngology 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
vocal cord lesion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
stage T1 or T2, referred to oncology for radiation
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to properly stage & treat squamous cell carcinoma
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
total laryngectomy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/22/201656 2016 CA 002203 (M
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie4/13/2018
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. 
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$50,320
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,165
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
Liability disputed and favorable expert review was obtained; case settled as a business decision.
Date of Change:6/13/2018 3:11:39 PM
Reason for Change:Insured requested comments to be entered at the Safety Steps Taken field.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Safety Management Steps Takenn/aLiability disputed and favorable expert review was obtained; case settled as a business decision.
Date of Change:8/27/2018 10:56:21 AM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2535450320
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid558617165



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