Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. LANCE KNECHT, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. LANCE KNECHT, MD
1571 Crystal Hills Drive
US

Court Case # 20 2011 CA 007748

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201369092
Claim Number :2010238282
Date Submitted :12/3/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
:AMNHI - Staff Care, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
99-9999999mm999999999999
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDaniel Turpen
Street Address
9800 Richmond, Suite 425
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 914 - 3243 (713) 914 - 3250daniel.turpen@sedgwickcms.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLance Knecht
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1571 Crystal Hills Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AthensGA30606Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
AMNHI-SCI-A0S$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME97557Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/19/200911/29/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE DX MALFUNCTIONING VENTRICULAR SHUNT, DEATH13 yom to ED c/o headaches, shunt series performed and CT taken. Shunt series mis read in ED as normal. CT read by insd as normal for child. Child ultimately died.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Review of CT Scan
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE DX MALFUNCTIONING VENTRICULAR SHUNT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death -FAILURE DX MALFUNCTIONING VENTRICULAR SHUNT
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/16/201120 2011 CA 007748
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/31/2013
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/31/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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
Risk Management Review
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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