Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. VALERIE H HENDRZAK, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. VALERIE H HENDRZAK, MD
8333 North Davis Hwy.
US

Court Case # 001882CA01J

Indemnity Paid: $60,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535648
Claim Number :0666
Date Submitted :6/29/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Medical Center ClinicPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2193856SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLuciEBailly
Street Address
8333 N. Davis Hwy
CityStateZip
PensacolaFL32514
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(580) 474 - 8625 (850) 474 - 8275luci.bailly@medicalcenterclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualValerieHHendrzak
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer8333 North Davis Hwy.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32514Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NPD1497248$250,000$1,800,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74537Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST FLORIDA REG. MED. CTR (PENSACOLA)100231
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/13/19985/5/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Delivery of full term neonate
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
During deliveryof this 10#, 5 1/2oz baby, shoulder dystocia prevented normal delivery of baby.Dr. Hendrzak placed her hand up toward the anterior shoulder to atempt to deliver it down and it was tightly wedged up against the pubic bone with no relief with the McRoberts maneuver (pulling the mother's knees tightly agianst her chest).Instead of attempting any furher traction aneriorly, she went to deliver the posterior/right shoulder.She sbrought the posterior shoulder up and then bent the arm at the elbow and delivered the right arm.The anterior/left shoulder then delivered immediately afterwards.Pt had left erb's palsy and fractured right humerus.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Erb's palsy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/14/2001001882CA01J
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia5/11/2005
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
5/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$60,000
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
There were no other steps Dr. Hendrzak could have taken to prevent this from happening.The case was settled due to malpractice insurer went into liquidation, so no malpractice coverage.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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