Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Craig Shapiro Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-018755 CA CE

Indemnity Paid: $1,799,712.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953440
Claim Number :26100-02
Date Submitted :4/27/2009
 
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
IndividualCraig Shapiro
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10071 Pines Blvd, Ste C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pembroke PinesFL33024Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
46159$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6777Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery80159

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/1/20007/10/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Tongue cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient underwent several tongue biopsies that were negative for cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tongue cancer.
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
1/23/200302-018755 CA CE
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/6/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Contrucci, D.O., Robert
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/6/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,799,712
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$69,897
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$73,742
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,799,712
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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Court Case # 03 003063

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747712
Claim Number :26923-01
Date Submitted :11/21/2007
 
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
IndividualCraig Shapiro
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10071 Pines Blvd, Ste C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pembroke PinesFL33024Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
46159$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6777Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery80159

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/24/20018/26/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Re-tracheostomy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to perform pre-op pulmonary function tests, pre-op radiological evaluation and bronchoscopy before performing a re-tracheostomy, resulting in a stroke.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right hemispheric stroke.
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
3/3/200303 003063
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/1/2007
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
11/1/2007
 
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$102,437
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$112,704
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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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