Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MICHAEL E BERKLAND Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-CA-3520-S-TR

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200643120
Claim Number :21942
Date Submitted :11/13/2006
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed206 STAFF DR NE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT WALTON BEACHFL32548-5004Okaloosa
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PRF 1402148 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7344Pathology - Minor Surgery2878

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 LocationMedical Examiner's Office
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherMedical Examiner's Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Homicide victim
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code :1002.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to timely return remains of decedent to family
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Emotional distress
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pensacola Pathologists, P.A.
Okaloosa County
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$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,112
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,884
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
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
Risk Management has counseled insured
No updates found.



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