Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DONALD GELDART Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 252004CA000053

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538966
Claim Number :40-008805
Date Submitted :12/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDonaldBGeldart
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1006 West Pleasant Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Avon ParkFL33825Hardee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118089730000-0000$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27412Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHardee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionPioneer Medical Clinic
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherClinic
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/1/20037/26/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Colon Cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Office Visits
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to investigate anemia.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Colon Cancer.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/27/2004252004CA000053
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hardee11/8/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gossman, PA, Gary S
Gill, PA, William J
Kennedy, PA, Charles R
Williford, PA, Gordon
Fallon, MD, Diego
Medical Services Inc d/b/a Pioneer Medical Services, 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/2/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,149
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,588
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$36,000$0
Wage Loss$24,000$100,000
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 # 25-2009CA-75

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264276
Claim Number :EMC-FL-08-XS-110155
Date Submitted :7/10/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
75-173235SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDONALD GELDART
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1545 W. OLEANDER DRIVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AVON PARKFL33825Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EMC-2008-Excess$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27412Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL-HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER LAKE PLACID 120013
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/20/20068/26/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PRESENTED WITH ABDOMINAL TENDERNESS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ABD X-RAY DONE AND LABS.CT SCAN WERE POSITIVE FOR RETROPERITONEAL BLEED
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
RETROPERITONEAL BLEED
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/10/200925-2009CA-75
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hardee6/22/2012
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
1/6/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,360
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
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $95,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201678457
Claim Number : PLFLHH081866
Date Submitted : 5/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Florida Hospital Heartland and Lake Placid Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-0725553 4171
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Matthew   Evans
Street Address
900 Hope Way
City State Zip
Altamonte Springs FL 32712
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 357 - 2272     matt.evans@ahss.org
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual DONALD   GELDART
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 4200 SUN N LAKE BLVD
City State Zip Code County
SEBRING FL 33872 Highlands
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
8258 -2014 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME27412 Internal Medicine - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Highlands
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Prison  
Name of Institution Code
FLORIDA HOSPITAL-HEARTLAND MEDICAL CTR. 100109
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Highlands County Jail
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/7/2013 3/17/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
INCARCERATED DIABETIC PATIENT.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT, OBSERVATION AND MONITORING.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
ALLEGED NEGLIGENT FAILURE OF THE PHYSICIAN TO HAVE PROPERLY EVALUATED AND RESPONDED TO THE PATIENT'S BLOOD GLUCOSE MEASUREMENTS, ORDERED REINSTATEMENT ADMINISTRATION OF INSULIN MEDICATION, AND TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE PA-C; WHICH PLAINTIFF CLAIMS LED TO THE PATIENT DEVELOPING KETOACIDOSIS AND ULTIMATELY EXPIRING.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 4/18/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital Heartland
SMEHYL, KATHY
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/18/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $95,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $0
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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