Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Howard F Berlin Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04 001811 CA 19

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058629
Claim Number :125701
Date Submitted :7/12/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHowardFBerlin
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 N. 35th Avenue, Suite 605
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33021Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP43712$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME33490Cardiovascular Disease - No Surgery0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/17/20019/12/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Multiple skull fractures, internal injuries and mild tachycardia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Cardiac consultation and cardiac catheterization.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/4/200404 001811 CA 19
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward9/20/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
South Broward Cardiology Consultants, PA
Marek, Michael S
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$216,712
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$198,921
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
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
Insured discussed claim with medical experts and insurance personnel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/2/2011 3:27:45 PM
Reason for Change:Additional fees/expenses paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid184217198777
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel202551216712
 
Date of Change:7/12/2012 3:17:57 PM
Reason for Change:State Report updated to reflect additional expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid198777198921

 

 

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