Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. BRIAN LETTS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2009 CA 010030NC

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058747
Claim Number :FL-EPS-04
Date Submitted :10/8/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
81-0603029 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbara Faulkner
Street Address
9229 LBJ Freeway
CityStateZip
DallasTX75234
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(469) 330 - 6355 (972) 739 - 2631bfaulkner@med-edge.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBRIANPLETTS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8390 ChampionsGate Blvd., Suite 306
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Davenport FL33896Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115097$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54452Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100087
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/30/200712/3/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient expired the next day.Autopsy performed lists Cause of Death as myocardial infarction due to arteriosclerotic heart disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Chest X-ray was performed and read as normal.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was diagnosed withthoracic pain and was discharged with meds and instruction too see general practitioner or return if symptoms worsen.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient presented to the Emergency Department complaining of cough, pain to upper back and left side.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/11/20092009 CA 010030NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota10/7/2010
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
9/21/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$70,149
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
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
Review of Procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2005CA686NC

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640680
Claim Number :609044
Date Submitted :5/17/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
81-0603029 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRebeccaVGluff
Street Address
7369 Sheridan Street, Suite 301
CityStateZip
HollywoodFL33024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(608) 879 - 2092 (608) 879 - 2746Becky.Gluff@cambridge-na.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBrian Letts
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8390 CHAMPIONS GATE BLVD STE 306
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DavenportFL33837Osceola
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
106265$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54452Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA DOCTORS' HOSPITAL-SARASOTA100166
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/13/20038/17/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Narcotic dependence; Hypoxic encephalopathy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Placement of Right Internal Jugular line
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose IJ line in pleural space
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardiac/Respiratory arrest resulting in 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
1/24/20052005CA686NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota4/13/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emergency Physician Specialists, Inc.
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
4/28/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,500
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$15,439
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$130,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$120,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
not applicable
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2002-CA-3792-NC

Indemnity Paid: $49,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535035
Claim Number :40-006580
Date Submitted :4/26/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeanon Davis
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 6346  deanon.davis@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBRIAN LETTS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7107 39TH LANE EAST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SARASOTAFL34243Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54452Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA DOCTORS' HOSPITAL-SARASOTA100166
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/17/199910/4/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGING A FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE TESTICULAR TORSION RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF HIS RIGHT TESTICLE.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
THE DIAGNOSIS WAS ACUTE EPIDIDYMITIS WITH RIGHT TESTICULAR PAIN AND HYDROCELE.PATIENT ADVISED TO TAKE LEVAQUIN AND VICOPROFEN AND REFERRED TO FOLLOW-UP WITH PHYSICIAN IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGING A FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE TESTICULAR TORSION RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF HIS RIGHT TESTICLE.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
ALLEGING A FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE TESTICULAR TORSION RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF HIS RIGHT TESTICLE.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/20022002-CA-3792-NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota2/14/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SARASOTA DOCTORS HOSPITAL D/B/A/ COLUMBIA DOCTORS HOSPITAL O
WILLIAMS, THOMAS
FLORIDA UROLOGY SPECIALISTS
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
3/31/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$49,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$26,505
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,615
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$24,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$25,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
THIS IS A RISK MANAGEMENT ISSUE.THERE ARE NO RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THE INSURED.
 
Updates
 
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