Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. OWEN A BARRUW, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2015- CA - 007447

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576401
Claim Number : 328279
Date Submitted : 11/24/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOwenABarruw
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9910 Sandalfoot Boulevard, Suite #1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33428Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0941776$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55075Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationRehab Facility
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherRehab Facility
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/24/20123/20/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Thoracic hematoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was in rehab facility subsequent to spinal surgery. The patient had abdominal complaints resulting in thoracic hematoma and paralysis of both lower extremities.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Thoracic hematoma and paralysis to both lower extremities.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/8/20152015- CA - 007447
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach11/20/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Manor Cae of Boca Raton
Rigaud, RN, Kesha
HHC & Rehab Center of Boca Raton
Sojor, RN, Leslee
Brown, RN, K.
Louigeune, LPN, Mirtha
McPherson, LPN, Kaye
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
OtherDismissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,000
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$161,407$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured has consulted with defense counsel and claims personnel.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2017-CA-009846-XXXX

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886734
Claim Number : 354243
Date Submitted : 10/14/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOwenABarruw
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9910 Sandalfoot Blvd. Suite 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33428Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0941776$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55075Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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
Other Hospital/InstitutionHeartland of Boca Raton, LLC
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/19/20153/30/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Th patient presented to nursing home with developing wounds.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was none.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient developed skin pressure ulcer to the sacrococcygeal area.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/1/20172017-CA-009846-XXXX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/28/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Heartland of Boca Raton, FL, LLC
Wound Clinics of America Corp.
Viamontes, MD, Louis
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
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$38,740
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,411
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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