Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Richard Beerman Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-015411-AO

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433075
Claim Number :00-0173
Date Submitted :10/6/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-0266645 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy  Thomas
Street Address
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway South, 19th Floor; One Briarlake Plaza
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042-361
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRichard Beerman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4458 Woodfield Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33434Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMP0008037$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME38975Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER110008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherRadiology - Ultrasound
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/31/20018/21/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital heart defect
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to find congenital heart defect from ultrasound
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NA
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Severe neurological damage - permanent
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/8/200302-015411-AO
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/29/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Richard Beerman, M.D., P.A.
Imaging Consultants of South Florida
West Boca Medical Center
West Boca Medical Center, Inc.
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
9/30/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$155,071
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,998
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
Unknown.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 03 CA 008921 XXMMAJ

Indemnity Paid: $30,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537009
Claim Number :40-010652
Date Submitted :10/5/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRichard Beerman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7923 South Woodridge Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Parkland FL33067Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME38975Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER110008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/17/20023/12/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Performed two outpatient surgeries by another physician: 1. involving an open reduction of right distal ulnar fracture with reconstruction of triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) and exploration and neuroplasty of ulnar nerve. 2. and manipulated and lysed adhesions on patient's wrist.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured Radiologist Doctor read claimant's x-ray and had different DX from ER doctor.Due to ER doctor's depo testimony, claimant issued NOI to insured doctor.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Delaying diagnosis and treatment of the patient's wrist fracture.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Delay diagnosis.
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
12/10/200403 CA 008921 XXMMAJ
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/19/2005
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
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$30,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$50,280
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$434
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$24,832$397,251
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This is a risk management issue.There are no risk management services available to the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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