Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Paul O Rohart Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA-08-1249

Indemnity Paid: $850,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955628
Claim Number :SGI-06-75034
Date Submitted :12/1/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
The Schumacher GroupPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
72-1383025 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaul Rohart
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer109 Carlyle Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm HarborFL34683Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0801 046$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59841Emergency Medicine - No Major 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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROOKSVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL 100071
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/26/200712/17/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to E.D. with history of low back pain, increasingly painful with walking.Denied trauma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose cauda equina
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
ower extremity numbness and some paralysis along with bladder and bowel dysfunction
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 SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/6/2008CA-08-1249
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando11/30/2009
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
11/13/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$850,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$103,743
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$15,755
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
Subject of this report stated that patient had no signs or symptoms of cauda equina during ED visit.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 05-02543

Indemnity Paid: $675,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639951
Claim Number :0006
Date Submitted :3/20/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMedical Risk Consultant Group
Street Address
2655 LeJeune Road, Suite 803
CityStateZip
Coral GablesFL33134
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(305) 447 - 4513 (305) 447 - 4514mmoreno@mrcg.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaulORohart
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1311 SE 2nd Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33301Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ 1064385823-0$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59841Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER100039
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/12/20039/20/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient seen in the emergency room with fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and periumbilical abdominal pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was evaluated with appropriate work-up for her condition which included lab work, x-rays and a contrast CT scan.All was negative and patient was instructed to follow-up with primary doctor.Patient was seen again 5 days later in the hospital and diagnosed with a ruptured appendix for which she underwent surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose appendicitis despite negative work-up.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient underwent surgery and had a complicated postoperative course.She has fully recovered.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/15/200505-02543
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/16/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Erickson, Joel
North Broward Radiologists, PA
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
12/22/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$675,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$4,757
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,502
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
Insured discussed allegations with medical experts, defense counsel and insurance personnel.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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