Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. James S Shecter Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 502005CA008972

Indemnity Paid: $5,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263393
Claim Number :275580
Date Submitted :7/16/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusan KSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesSShecter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1800 Forest Hill Blvd, Ste A2
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33406Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
682383$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67971Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/10/20036/7/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Heart related problem
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Thrombolytic medication
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pain and suffering, subsequent heart transplant and death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/9/2007502005CA008972
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emergency Physician Enterprises Inc
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/27/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$5,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$682,352
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$209,738
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/16/2012 9:49:52 AM
Reason for Change:Correct Circuit Court Case Number
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Court Case Number502005CA00972502005CA008972

 

 

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