Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. RICHARD J MORGAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. RICHARD J MORGAN, MD
2200 Virginia Avenue
US

Court Case # 562017CA000914AXXX

Indemnity Paid: $99,999.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988862
Claim Number : 348484
Date Submitted : 5/21/2019
 
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
IndividualRICHARDJMORGAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2200 Virginia Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34982St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0943246$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72296Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery. NOC classification. 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/26/201410/15/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient admitted to ER and underwent an internal jugular line placement. The ER physician left the guide wire behind and nothing was done to retrieve the wire. Subsequently, our insured insured implanted a pacemaker. No one informed our insured of the foreign object left in the patient's chest.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Internal jugular line placement and guide wire left behind in the patient's chest.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No one informed our insured of the left guide wire in the patient and nothing was done to retrieve the wire.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The guide wire was left in the patient's chest.
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
6/6/2017562017CA000914AXXX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie5/3/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Kamholz, MD, Robert G
Beaton, MD, Ronald
Lawnwood Medical Center
Gonzalez, MD, Yolanda
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
5/3/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$99,999
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$26,322
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,853
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$99,999
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$159,500$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.

 

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