Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jeffrey M Behrens Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 50 2005 CA 003079

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955399
Claim Number :133970
Date Submitted :3/4/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffreyMBehrens
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1901 S. Congress Avenue, Suite 420
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boynton BeachFL33426Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP39260$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50265Internal Medicine - No Surgery0

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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
JFK MEDICAL CENTER100080
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/16/200311/8/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Exquisite pain - left hip.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat avascular necrosis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegedly misdiagnosed as a muscle strain and/or sprain.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Total left hip replacement.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/7/200550 2005 CA 003079
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach11/10/2009
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
 
 
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$56,131
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$23,603
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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 insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/4/2011 10:41:26 AM
Reason for Change:Additional fees/expenses paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5344656131
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2296323603

 

 

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