Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. David Speyerer Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 53-2004-CA-001521

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640878
Claim Number :B03033790
Date Submitted :6/2/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFinch Carolyn
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6056 (312) 606 - 9181Carolyn_Finch@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Speyerer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed635 First Street North
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter HavenFL33881Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCF38839904$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54224Physicians or Surgeons - major surgery.NOC classification. 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL100052
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/13/20028/23/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Symptomatic Goiter
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Total thyroidectomy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Vocal cord paralysis which has led to loss of pulmonary function and inability to speak.Plaintiff also complains of frequent aspiration and coughing.
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
5/27/200453-2004-CA-001521
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk5/18/2006
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
OtherDismissal as a result of settlement
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,873
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,705
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$63,000$614,376
Wage Loss$157,616$914,035
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Identify recurrent laryngeal nerves when performing thyroidectomies
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 53-2005-CA-004858

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849216
Claim Number :CICL04-83
Date Submitted :4/15/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CATLIN INSURANCE COMPANY LTD.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
AA3194161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJudithAGarrette
Street Address
1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2325
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77056
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 235 - 8322 (713) 626 - 7356judith.garrette@catlin.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidKSpeyerer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2415 Cypress Gardens Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter HavenFL33881Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
500140$250,000$4,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54224Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL100052
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/20/20048/3/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured with a history of hypertension, diabetes and renal failure. She presented for a port replacement so she could under go kidney dialysis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A port replacement was performed
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged improper port replacement which caused a delay in getting the needed dialysis and alleged failure to obtain appropriate blood work which resulted in a myocardial infraction and death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/1/200553-2005-CA-004858
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk11/3/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/3/2006
 
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$18,607
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
yes
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2015-CA-000817

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781627
Claim Number : F16-0040-A-14
Date Submitted : 3/31/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Dionysia   Lawson
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2013   (415) 735 - 2097 dlawson@norcalmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual David   Speyerer
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 635 First St. North
City State Zip Code County
Winter Haven FL 33881 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
GL01000017 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME54224 Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery. NOC classification.  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL 100052
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/31/2014 2/11/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Abdominal pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and umbilical hernia repair.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleging failure to timely diagnose and treat a post-surgical bleed.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
6/1/2016 2015-CA-000817
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Polk 1/10/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Thomas, Robert
Bond & Steele Clinic
Winter Haven Hospital
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/13/2017
 
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 $14,950
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2016-CA-001087

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782077
Claim Number : F15-0265-A-13
Date Submitted : 5/11/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Dionysia   Lawson
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2013   (415) 735 - 2097 dlawson@norcalmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual David   Speyerer
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 635 1st Street N.
City State Zip Code County
Winter Haven FL 33881 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
GL01000017 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME54224 Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery. NOC classification.  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL 100052
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
11/11/2013 11/16/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with a hiatal hernia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleging permanent injuries were caused by the surgery.
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 Suit Circuit Court Case Number
4/12/2016 2016-CA-001087
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Polk 3/24/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gessler 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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/7/2017
 
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 $10,036
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 53-2008CA-006968

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955235
Claim Number :2-08-0006B
Date Submitted :10/29/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-0143902 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenRCarey
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Rd., Suite 110
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887224(904) 296 - 1245scarey@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Speyerer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed635 First St. North
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter HavenFL33884Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GL01000017$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54224Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityWinter Haven Ambulatory Surgical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/3/20074/2/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
SYMPTOMATIC CHOLELITHIASIS.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
BILE LEAK
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/29/200853-2008CA-006968
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk10/29/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
GESSLER 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
7/30/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,118
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$50,000
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
CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CASE HAVE BEEN DISCUSSED WITH RISK MANAGEMENT AND THE INSURED. RISK MANAGEMENT HAS DISCUSSED WITH THE INSURED.
 
Updates
 
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