Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Philip Regala Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03968-CA

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642138
Claim Number :270649
Date Submitted :9/7/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKarinaLDobberstein
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0490 (260) 486 - 0808karina.dobberstein@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPHILIPTREGALA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1112 GOODLETTE RD N STE 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NAPLESFL34102-5451Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
625894$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63476Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityCOLLIER SURGERY CENTER
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/17/200110/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
LOOSE BODIES RIGHT ELBOW
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ARTHORSCOPIC REMOVAL OF LOOSE BODIES RIGHT ELBOW
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER PERFORMANCE OF SURGERY; FAILURE TO DAIGNOSE SEVERED NERVE
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
RADIAL NERVE INJURY
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/2/200203968-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier8/14/2006
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
8/14/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$47,931
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$28,103
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
NA
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 06-653-CA

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643029
Claim Number :1000713
Date Submitted :11/6/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPhilipTRegala
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1847 6th Street South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL004562$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63476Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/27/200412/9/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Knee replacement and follow-up treatment
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Left total knee revision and repair of patellar tendon
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to provide adequate time off antibiotics prior to total knee revision
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Below knee amputation
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/5/200606-653-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier10/25/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Brown Jr, MarkA
Anchor Health Centers PA
Phllip Regala MD 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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$2,956
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,457
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 04-619-CA

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639490
Claim Number :A03-29411-03
Date Submitted :2/10/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPhilipTRegala
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1112 Goodlette Road, Ste 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34103Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
61530$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63476Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/6/20039/22/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Carpal tunnel syndrome.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic carpal tunnel release.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Laceration of median nerve.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/22/200404-619-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier1/17/2006
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
1/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,968
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,569
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 04-4058-CA

Indemnity Paid: $25,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056663
Claim Number :29017-01
Date Submitted :3/8/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPhilip Regala
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1350 Tamiami Trail North, Ste 203
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
61530$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63476Surgery - Orthopedic80154

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityCollier Surgery Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/28/20028/7/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented crush injury of shoulder from auto accident with pain and dysfunction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Arthroscopic Mumford procedure and glenohumeral debridement after failure of conservative treatment.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Initial recovery excellent, but popping when stressing arm while holding strap to descend from truck followed by pain, loss of ROM, failure of 1st repair by subsequent surgeon and second repair.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/30/200404-4058-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier2/12/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/12/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$25,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$121,805
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$109,506
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$25,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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