Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Lee Baigelman Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07-015235 (04)

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200848618
Claim Number :148060
Date Submitted :8/11/2009
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLee Baigelman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1874 Hillsboro Blvd., Suite A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Deerfield BeachFL33442Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN8084Dental General Practice - NOC0

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pain in tooth #18 (mandibular left second molar)
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
While anesthetizing the patient, the needle broke off in patient's mouth requiring surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to remove an anesthesia needle from mouth
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to remove a small anesthesia needle which broke off in the patient's mouth resulting in nerve damage and numbness to gum
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
7/7/200707-015235 (04)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tyco Healthcare Group LP d/b/a Kendall
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$54,765
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,869
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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.
Date of Change:8/11/2009 12:52:53 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3954154765
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1491725869



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