Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael Herron Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2016CA1419

Indemnity Paid: $490,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884336
Claim Number : 342608
Date Submitted : 2/14/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Michael K Herron
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 8303 South Suncoast Blvd.
City State Zip Code County
Homosassa FL 34446 Citrus
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0751285 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME84779 Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Pasco
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Location Spring Hill MRI
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other RADIOLOGY
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
9/15/2014 5/12/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with pain in his lower back radiating down to his leg.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A lumbar MRI was interpreted by the insured.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to identify the beginning process of an infection resulting in osteomyelitis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Unable to walk long distances without a cane.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
1/16/2017 2016CA1419
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Hernando 1/30/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Spring Hill MRI
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/30/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $490,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $46,537
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $15,719
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $490,000
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $92,500 $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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # CA12-1182

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471604
Claim Number :294919
Date Submitted :8/14/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffanyDTaylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748  TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichael Herron
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8303 South Suncoast Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HomosassaFL34446Citrus
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0751285$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84779Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROOKSVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL 100071
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/31/20094/16/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The insured performed a Thorocentesis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Following a Thorocentesis procedure performed by the insured he issued an order to "Hold Plavix in A.M."
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/13/2012CA12-1182
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando7/31/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Beinhauer, M.D., Gerald
Brookville Regional Hospital
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
7/21/2014
 
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$74,287
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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