Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Lindy Book Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11 CA002541

Indemnity Paid: $193,750.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201264410
Claim Number :41583-01
Date Submitted :7/23/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLindy Book
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5301 South Congress Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME48107Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

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
Other Outpatient FacilityRadiology Regional Center
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
Patient presented for screening mammogram and reported indentation next to nipple.Report was transcribed as next to breast.Mammogram showed no change from previous over 3 years.Reporter did not include recommendation for clinical exam.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Diagnostic mammogram 1 year later identified small masses in both breasts that were not evident on the screening mammogram.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleged indentation should have led to clinical examination or diagnostic mammogram or ultrasound and bilateral breast cancer would have been detected earlier and required less treatment.
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
8/10/201111 CA002541
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Radiology Regional Center
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$193,750
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$9,246
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,088
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$193,750
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.



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