Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael B Band Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2013CA-000357-0000-0

Indemnity Paid: $15,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201469986
Claim Number :WC/8149-12
Date Submitted :3/5/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelBBand
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PH1203281$2,000,000$18,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4899Physicians or Surgeons 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
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
9/5/20119/20/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Gross hematuria.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not applicable.No treatment of procedure caused the injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Not applicable.No misdiagnosis was made in this case.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
60-year old patient with no insurance and ongoing urinary issues had a one time encounter and did not pursue follow up.Ultimately diagnosed with bladder cancer at an outside facility.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/17/20132013CA-000357-0000-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk2/6/2014
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
2/6/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$15,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,087
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,593
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Reviewed documentation.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2012AC-002148-0000-0

Indemnity Paid: $7,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264344
Claim Number :WC/7999-11
Date Submitted :7/13/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelBBand
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PH1102659$2,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4899Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
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
11/4/201112/2/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient sought treatment for dizziness and vomiting.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not applicable.No operation, diagnostic or treatment prodcedure was performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Not applicable.No misdiagnosis was made in this case.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Payment made on nuisance claims where patient alleged unwanted physical contact during medical examination,(Plaintiff alleged physician was "flirting.")Adult patient with mother present during exam; mother did not support allegation.
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/28/20122012AC-002148-0000-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk6/13/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/13/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$7,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$3,027
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$211
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Physician was already following recommendation for presence of "observer" when examining patient with psychiatric history.Physician will consider requiring staff only to serve as observer.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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