Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Daniel Kalbac Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04 1524CA21

Indemnity Paid: $1,533,200.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850065
Claim Number :29356-01
Date Submitted :7/7/2008
 
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
IndividualDaniel Kalbac
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 430430E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33243Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
38274$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58988Surgery - Orthopedic80154

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MManatee
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
5/29/200212/9/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Methicillin-sensitive staph aureus infection in the joint space of the left hip.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MR Arthrogram versus standard MRI.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hip replacement.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/23/200404 1524CA21
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade6/16/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
South Miami Hospital
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
6/16/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,533,200
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$173,042
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$126,125
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,533,200
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 # 02-0554 CA 25

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433851
Claim Number :A01-23951-01
Date Submitted :12/30/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDanielGKalbac
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP.O. Box 430430E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33243Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
38274$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58988Surgery - Orthopedic80154

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
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
1/24/20014/18/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fracture of right elbow.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient developed complications after surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
none.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right hand bears a claw-like resemblance.
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
3/6/200202-0554 CA 25
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade12/6/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Redondo, Jacqueline
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
12/6/2004
 
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$68,497
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$49,914
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$70,000$100,000
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 # 01-30776 CA13

Indemnity Paid: $62,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851200
Claim Number :24481-01
Date Submitted :10/22/2008
 
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
IndividualDaniel Kalbac
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 430430E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33243Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
38274$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58988Surgery - Orthopedic80154

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF MIAMI100008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/16/19998/8/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
48 year old male with chronic rheumatoid arthritis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient alleged that our insured delayed in referring him to an infectious disease specialist resulting in ongoing infection to his ankles and requiring fusion of both ankles.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleged that due to our insured's failure to timely refer him to an infectious disease specialist.He had ongoing infection of the ankles and ultimately required fusion of both ankles.
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/11/200201-30776 CA13
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade10/1/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/1/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$62,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$89,761
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$60,409
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$62,500
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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