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Dr. THOMAS BASS, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 11-2015-CA-000734

Indemnity Paid: $235,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201678566
Claim Number : 14-0134-A-14
Date Submitted : 5/26/2016
 
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 Dionysia   Lawson
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2013   (415) 735 - 2097 dlawson@norcalmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomas Bass
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4519 Tifton Ct.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33907Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS001444$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66691Surgery - General 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - COLLIER BOULEVARD23960057
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/23/20146/30/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Morbidly obese patient presented for gastric bypass surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gastric bypass surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None Shown
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stomach Staple line leak post bariatric bypass surgery which led to death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/1/201511-2015-CA-000734
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee3/4/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Bariatrics dba Surgical Consultants of Southwest
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
3/4/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$235,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$44,446
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
Circumstances of this case were discussed with the insured and risk management was notified. Risk management discussed the case with the insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/26/2016 1:44:47 PM
Reason for Change:The last name of the injured party was incorrect.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Last NameThomasHardoin

 

 

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