Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Joel M Berman Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 06-006594 CACE 04

Indemnity Paid: $16,667.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201368519
Claim Number :060065942
Date Submitted :10/4/2013
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Berman, Joel MPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoylyn Hinson
Street Address
2929 E. Commercial Blvd.
Fort LauderdaleFL33308
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 636 - 2290 (954) 636 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2929 E. Commercial Blvd., #600
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33308Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69495Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Screening Mammogram
Diagnostic Code :174
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged that calcifications were not reported.When the tumor was diagnosed, there were no calcifications in the tumor.Elsewhere in the breast the patient had benign, scattered calcifications unrelated to the tumor.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Carcinoma of the breast
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/10/200606-006594 CACE 04
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Hollywood Medical Center
Kravetz, Mark H
Smith, Ripp A
Hollywood Medical Imaging
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$16,667
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$135,919
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$45,965
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$200,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Continuing Medical Education
No updates found.



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