Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. David C Berg Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03 CA 2040

Indemnity Paid: $90,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642105
Claim Number :A03-28561-01
Date Submitted :9/5/2006
 
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 Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidCBerg
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3334 Capital Medical Blvd, Ste 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32308Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
49771$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64806Surgery - Hand80169

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityTallahassee Outpatient Surgery Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/22/20015/27/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic right ulnar neuropathy and right carpal tunnel syndrome.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right carpal tunnel release and ulnar nerve transposition.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleged that transposition was unnecessary and resulted in increased neuropathy and additional scarring.
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
9/8/200303 CA 2040
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Leon8/16/2006
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
8/16/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$90,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$23,490
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,273
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$90,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$32,000$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-CA-14

Indemnity Paid: $55,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537992
Claim Number :A02-26341-00
Date Submitted :11/4/2005
 
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
IndividualDavidCBerg
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3334 Capital Medical Blvd, Ste 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32308Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
49771$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64806Surgery - Hand80169

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
TALLAHASSEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100135
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/3/20006/5/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Compartment syndrome.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured felt patient only had a contusion as opposed to an evolving compartment syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient required more extensive fasciotomy and debridement as well as skin grafting.
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
1/15/200303-CA-14
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Leon10/13/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic, P.A.
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
10/13/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$55,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,248
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$22,069
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$55,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$48,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$7,500$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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