Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Florence R Fruehan Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2012 CA 001551

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782140
Claim Number : FP4319801
Date Submitted : 5/19/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6614702  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual FLORENCE R FRUEHAN
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 9 Pine Cone Drive, Suite 102
City State Zip Code County
Palm Coast FL 32137 Flagler
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
FP-IN023488 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS5359 Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery  

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Volusia
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's Office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/22/2010 6/6/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was treated for hypertension, anxiety and high cholesterol.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None. The patient was treated conservatively.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It is alleged that the insured failed to perform cardiovascular evaluation in response to patient's complaints.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
12/4/2012 2012 CA 001551
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Flagler 5/10/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palm Harbor Family Practice and Walk In Clininc
Coleman, MD, Andrew
Florida Hospital -Flarler
Diaz, MD, Larry
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
Other Case Settled
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/10/2017
 
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 $118,497
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $48,547
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2009-CA-001406

Indemnity Paid: $62,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264489
Claim Number :36224-01
Date Submitted :8/8/2012
 
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
IndividualFlorence Fruehan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9 Pine Cone Dr., Suite 102
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm CoastFL32137Flagler
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
23488$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5359Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFlagler
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/20/200710/3/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for employment physical and clearance.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to notify patient of CT results.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to advise patient of a mass on her lung.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/5/20092009-CA-001406
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Flagler7/20/2012
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/20/2012
 
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$29,907
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,942
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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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885014
Claim Number : 357219
Date Submitted : 4/12/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6614702  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Florence R Fruehan
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 9 Pine Cone Drive Suite 102
City State Zip Code County
Palm Coast FL 32137 Flagler
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
913835 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS5359 Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery  

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 Flagler
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's Office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/18/2015 6/14/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient sought treatment for vomiting. The final diagnosis was Nephrotic Syndrome.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was none.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 4/4/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Dropped before Action Filed
Court Decision Other
Other Case dropped - patient did not pursue.
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $7,411
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $536
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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