Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. PRESTON WHITE Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA004082MP

Indemnity Paid: $425,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201369169
Claim Number :C147112
Date Submitted :12/12/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ADMIRAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2235730 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDianeMPucci
Street Address
1000 Howard Boulevard
CityStateZip
Mt. LaurelNJ08054
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(856) 857 - 3375 (856) 429 - 3630dpucci@admiralins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPRESTONBWHITE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1319 E. OSCEOLA PARKWAY, SUITE C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KISSIMMEEFL34744Seminole
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EO000011023-03 $1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN10854Dentists 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOsceola
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/19/20115/20/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
EXTRACTION OF ALL UPPER AND LOWER TEETH AND PROVIDE FULLUPPER AND LOWER DENTURES.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
INSURED ADMINISTERED NITROUS OXIDE AND APPROXIMATELY 12CARPS OF CARBOCAINE AND 3% MEPIFICAINE WHICH WAS THELOCAL ANESTHETIC. THE PATIENT STATED SHE FELT LIGHTHEADED AND WAS FEELING SICK. SHE STARTED TO VOMIT ANDFOAM STARTED COMING OUT OF HER NOSE. SHE COLLAPSED ONTOTHE FLOOR AND THE INSURED CALLED 911. THE PATIENTWEIGHTED 250-300 LBS AND COULD NOT BE EASILY MOVED.WHEN THE PARAMEDICS ARRIVED THE PATIENT WAS STILLBREATHING BUT THEY HAD A DIFFICULT TIME LIFTING HER ONTOTHE GURNEY TO TRANSFER HER TO THE AMBULANCE. THEYSTARTED CRP IN THE BACK OF THE AMBULANCE ON THE WAY TOTHE HOSPITAL. THE INSURED RECEIVED A CALL APPROXIMATELY45 MINUTES LATER THAT THE PATIENT HAD PASSED AWAY.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO TAKE A COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL HISTORYINCLUDING AN ASA SEDATION PROFILE BEFORE ADMINISERINGANESTHESIA. OVERDOSE OF CARBOCAINE IN COMBINATION WITHTHE USE OF VALIUM AND NITROUS OXIDE AND FAILURE TOPERFORM CPR OR OTHER RESUSCITATION WHILE PATIENT WAS INTHE INSURED'S OFFICE.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT DIED
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/3/2012CA004082MP
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Osceola9/18/2013
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
10/21/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$425,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$54,215
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
NONE
 
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Court Case # 03-CA-333

Indemnity Paid: $7,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535747
Claim Number :01d22608
Date Submitted :7/7/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FRONTIER INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
13-2559805 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNina LGorton
Street Address
195 lake louise marie road
CityStateZip
rock hillNY12775
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(845) 796 - 21005062(845) 807 - 4985NGorton@ftr.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPRESTON WHITE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1516 JUBAL COURT
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ORLANDOFL32818Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
YM08004415$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN10854Dentists 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/17/20015/18/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
TOOTH PAIN
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
AS THE OCCLUSAL SURFACE WAS TOUCHED WITH SMALL DIAMOND WHEEL BUR, THE PATIENT TURNED SUDDENLY WHILE THE HIGH SPEED HAND PIECE WAS IN HER MOUTH.THE BUR CAUGHT HER LIP, CAUSING LACERATION AND BLEEDING. INSD CALMED PATIENTAND PUT 2 SUTURES IN HER LIP.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSES WERE MADE
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
LACERATION TO LIP
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash.No delay.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/13/200303-CA-333
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange6/17/2005
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/16/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$7,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$4,732
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,159
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
THE INSURED HAS CONSULTED WITH DEFENSE COUNSEL, MEDICAL EXPERTS AND CLAIMS PERSONNEL REGARDING THIS MATTER
 
Updates
 
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