Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Marc A Melser Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-73 CA

Indemnity Paid: $775,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745628
Claim Number :131608
Date Submitted :9/25/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarcAMelser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3410 Tamiami Trail, Suite 4
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP39777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65024Surgery - Urological00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/16/20037/9/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Gross hematuria, a PSA of 12.6 and an enlarged prostate.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Aploscopy and TURP which indicated adenomatous hyperplasia with diffuse and chronic prostatitis.Micro abscess formation and prostatic infarcts with focal hemorrhage were also noted.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiffs allege a 13 month delay in diagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
13 months later prostate cancer was diagnosed resulting in the patient's death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/13/200505-73 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte4/16/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Inter-Medic MedicalGroup, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/30/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$775,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$136,361
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$109,275
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$775,500
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/7/2007 9:49:17 AM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid116237116261
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel132986136361
 
Date of Change:9/25/2008 10:41:20 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect a credit for expenses recovered.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid116261109275

 

 

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Court Case # 08-003337-CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851733
Claim Number :153249
Date Submitted :9/16/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarcAMelser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3410 Tamiami Trail, Suite 4
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP52163$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65024Surgery - Urological00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
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
9/21/20063/17/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Evaluated PSA and prostatic enlargement.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Transrectal ultrasound, needle/punch prostate biopsy and fulgeration of penile condyloma.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient underwent repeat prostate biopsy 13 months later which returned positive for malignancy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/23/200808-003337-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte11/24/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Marc A. Melser, M.D., P.L.
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
12/3/2008
 
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$18,143
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,368
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/16/2009 10:27:08 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1786818143
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid46958368

 

 

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