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Dr. JANE BISTLINE Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2006 CA 002602

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200642822
Claim Number :59-128501
Date Submitted :10/20/2006
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityPhysicians Insurance Company
Street Address
3200 ne 14th street
pompano beachFL33062
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 54735610
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3510 NW 27th Ave
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca ratonFL33434Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64772Anesthesiology - Pain Management 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical Disc Herniations, degenerative Disc Disease and Central Stenosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis alleged in this case.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This case involved an allegation from a then 39 y/o married female patient that our insured inappropriately injured her spinal cord during the 12-15-04 cervical epidural injection which resulted in neurological deficits on the left side of her body.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/20062006 CA 002602
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/29/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palm Beach Pain Management 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. 
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$8,470
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,442
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$187,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$3,000$0
Wage Loss$60,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This case has been discussed with Defense Counsel and the Claims department.
No updates found.



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