Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Arnold W Mackles Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CL994772A0

Indemnity Paid: $749,999,750.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746435
Claim Number :00-004658
Date Submitted :8/1/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVern FShirley
Street Address
700 South Flower Street, Suite 2700
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90017
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(213) 615 - 2682 (213) 622 - 5004vern.shirley@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualArnoldWMackles
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed238 CORAL CAY TER
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PALM BEACH GARDENSFL33418-4004Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117772180000$3,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42190Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL100010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/25/19961/5/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/23/1999CL994772A0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach4/26/2002
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
5/6/2002
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$749,999,750
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$149,284,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,397,800
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
No Risk Management Services provided.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Atilla Eagleman Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CL-00-4828-AF

Indemnity Paid: $29,750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432214
Claim Number :256632
Date Submitted :12/12/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPamelaAPrudlow
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0370 (260) 486 - 0785pamela.prudlow@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAtilla Eagleman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2501 S Seacrest Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boynton BeachFL33435Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
623991$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45214Gynecology - No Surgery0

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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
BETHESDA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100002
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/30/199712/31/1997
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
birth
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
forceps assisted delivery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
inappropriately expedited delivery
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
brain damage
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
5/15/2000CL-00-4828-AF
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/22/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BETHESDA MEMORIAL
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/22/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$29,750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$369,049
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$138,901
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/12/2007 10:00:58 AM
Reason for Change:Original settlement rejected.Case was tried to a verdict and settlement was reached after appeal filed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid103255138901
Indemnity Paid25000029750000
Cause of Injuryforceps deliveryforceps assisted delivery
Injured Person Address CountyPalm Beach
Location of Institutional InjuryPatients' RoomLabor and Delivery Room
Legal System StageMore than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.During appeal.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel171511369049
Insured License Number45214ME45214
Insured Address Street2501 S Seacreat Blvd2501 S Seacrest Blvd
Court DecisionNo Court Proceedings.Judgment for the plaintiff.
Injured Person First NameLukLuke

 

 

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Dr. Luciano A Martinez Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 05-07198

Indemnity Paid: $15,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849368
Claim Number :133484
Date Submitted :8/17/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Indemnity Company, Inc.
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLucianoAMartinez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4129 North Armenia Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33607Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP40379$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME32863Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL100075
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/7/200310/1/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Termination of pregnancy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delayed cesarean section.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged fetal distress.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Neurological damage to infant.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/16/200505-07198
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough2/14/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Leon & Martinez, M.D.'s, P.A.
St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc. d/b/a St. Joseph's Women's Hosp
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/1/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$15,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$279,296
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$171,356
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$15,000,000
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/20/2008 12:26:17 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid162250168345
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel272927275271
 
Date of Change:8/17/2009 9:34:20 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid168345171356
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel275271279296

 

 

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Dr. Charles Cox Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-1699-CA-JSC

Indemnity Paid: $13,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057132
Claim Number :25203-02
Date Submitted :4/19/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCharles Cox
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3594 Broadway, Suite H
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33901Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
3393$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME18066Surgery - Opthalmology80114

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/3/20006/7/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
26 week premature newborn presented for ophthalmic monitoring.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured examined patient in office visit on 1/10/2001 and found no ridge, no neovascularization, no aggressive activity in the peripheral retinal vessels and the four major vessels were of normal caliber and tortuosity.There was no evidence of retinopathy.The infant was immediately referred when the mother brought him for an exam 19 days later or 4 days after scheduled and the insured found bilateral retinal hemorrhages.The critical, subsequent treater, did not see the child until 4 days later.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Retinopathy of prematurity, retinal detachment, blindness, both eyes.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/14/200303-1699-CA-JSC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee3/31/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/31/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$13,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$276,359
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$166,618
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$13,000,000
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Charles Cox Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-1699-CA-JSC

Indemnity Paid: $13,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057128
Claim Number :25214-02
Date Submitted :4/19/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCharles Cox
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3594 Broadway, Suite H
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33901Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
3393$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME18066Surgery - Opthalmology80114

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/3/20006/7/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
26 week premature newborn presented for ophthalmic monitoring.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured examined patient in office visit on 1/10/2001 and found no ridge, no neovascularization, no aggressive activity in the peripheral retinal vessels and four major vessels were of normal caliber and tortuosity.There was no evidence of retinopathy.The infant was immediately referred when the mother brought him for an exam 19 days later, or 4 days after scheduled and the insured found bilateral retinal hemorrhages.The critical, subsequent treater, did not see the child until 4 days later.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Subsequent treater examined on 2/01, 22 days later, and extrapolated backward to opine insured had missed ROP signs on 1/10/2001.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
ROP, retinal detachment, blindness, both eyes.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/14/200303-1699-CA-JSC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee3/31/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/31/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$13,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$279,109
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$162,854
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$13,000,000
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Joseph R Patterson Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-5012CI-13

Indemnity Paid: $10,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643464
Claim Number :MM242494
Date Submitted :12/11/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLinda MMurray
Street Address
Ten Parkway N., Suite 100
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6082 (847) 572 - 6338murray@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosephRPatterson
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed542 Tapiato Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PoincianaFL34759Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM-810999$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME9314Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/19/20042/9/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant entered ER for x-rays to look for free intraperitoneal air.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-rays were taken.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
X-rays were misread.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Insured misread x-rays which led to a delay in diagnosis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/31/200606-5012CI-13
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas12/8/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/11/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$10,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$1,000,000
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
None.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Paul Phillips Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-11030-CIDL

Indemnity Paid: $7,239,248.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161145
Claim Number :35185-01
Date Submitted :7/26/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaul Phillips
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5734 Vintage View Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33813Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
26466$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71554Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FVolusia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/15/20041/19/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chest pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to refer patient to cardiologist for chest pain.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardiac arrest, comatose state.
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
6/12/20072007-11030-CIDL
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Volusia7/5/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/5/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$7,239,248
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$367,814
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$248,141
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$7,239,248
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CLIFFORD C ARN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004-CA-002145

Indemnity Paid: $5,550,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200641929
Claim Number :122592
Date Submitted :4/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCLIFFORDCARN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5500 Blanding Blvd., Suite 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32244Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35921$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55583Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/21/20035/6/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Leukopenia with fever, malaise, sore throat and cough.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Symptomatic care and cough medicine for flu type symptoms.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose pneumococcal pneumonia.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient who was diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia developed septic shock and died.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/19/20042004-CA-002145
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval4/10/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Arn & Aston, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/13/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$5,550,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$162,756
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$135,229
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
Insured has dicussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/5/2007 4:13:59 PM
Reason for Change:Settlement check was cut on 12/13/06.Also updating expense information.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid82033216496
Indemnity Paid04850000
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel126882160899
 
Date of Change:3/15/2007 11:46:21 AM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect change in status and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid216496221136
Indemnity Paid48500005550000
Legal System StageAfter court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.During appeal.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel160899161281
 
Date of Change:5/24/2007 4:01:55 PM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid221136221529
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel161281162704
 
Date of Change:9/6/2007 12:00:42 PM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect reimburse of expenses by reinsurers.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid221529135229
 
Date of Change:4/4/2008 11:15:23 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel162704162756

 

 

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Dr. James S Shecter Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 502005CA008972

Indemnity Paid: $5,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263393
Claim Number :275580
Date Submitted :7/16/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusan KSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesSShecter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1800 Forest Hill Blvd, Ste A2
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33406Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
682383$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67971Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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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
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/10/20036/7/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Heart related problem
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Thrombolytic medication
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pain and suffering, subsequent heart transplant and death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/9/2007502005CA008972
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emergency Physician Enterprises Inc
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/27/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$5,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$682,352
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$209,738
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/16/2012 9:49:52 AM
Reason for Change:Correct Circuit Court Case Number
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Court Case Number502005CA00972502005CA008972

 

 

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Dr. Michael B Austin Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-CA-006154

Indemnity Paid: $4,766,781.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745119
Claim Number :E30799
Date Submitted :4/6/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 CarrollwoodVillage Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelBAustin
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7410 Clearview Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33634Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1009895-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5242Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
UNIVERSITY COMM. HOSP-CARROLLWOOD100069
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/9/20001/21/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with dizziness, headache, unsteady gait, double vision and nausea, and was later diagnosed with a stroke.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was examined, CT scan performed and patient was discharged.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose a stroke.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke causing paraplegia.
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
7/5/200202-CA-006154
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough3/9/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Allen, William D
Hulls, James R
Franklin, Favata & Hulls, M.D's, P.A.
Carrollwood Emergency Physicians, P.A.
Squires, Jonathan C
Team Physicians of Florida, P.A. d/b/a Drs. Sheer Ahearn & A
PATEL, ROHIT M
Rohit M. Patel, M.D., P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/4/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,766,781
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$458,412
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$195,507
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,766,781
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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