Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ronald Berman Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2002-CA-012560-0

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536205
Claim Number :FEP-02-0012
Date Submitted :8/2/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
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
IndividualRonald Berman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1051 Winderley Place, Suite 103
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MaitlandFL32751Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4700000006-021$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME79188Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery80102

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL - EAST ORLANDO100021
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/8/20018/2/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Child awakened parents complaining of burning pain behind eyes.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely arrange for transfer and to obtain neuro consult
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Brain damage
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/2/20032002-CA-012560-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange7/29/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital
Florida Emergency Physicians Kang & Assoc.
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
4/15/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$164,381
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$60,759
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.Our experts opine that Dr. Berman met the standard of care.This child presented with very ominous signs.
 
Updates
 
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Court Case # 03 CA 9458

Indemnity Paid: $245,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433392
Claim Number :FEP-03-16133
Date Submitted :11/9/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
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
IndividualRonald Berman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9707 Endicott Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WindermereFL34786Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4700000006-031$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME79188Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL - EAST ORLANDO100021
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/9/20014/10/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
10 month old presented to ER with history of fever, rash, vomiting, lethargy.Eventual diagnosis was bilateral bacterial bronchopneumonia with acute terminal congestive heart failure
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
She suffered a seizure in the ED and was intubated and given IV Rocephin.Blood and urine samples were taken and CT scan of the brain was performed.She was then transferred via helicopter to FHO
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NA.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat rhinorrhea, cough, vomiting resulting in seizures, respiratory arrest, bradycardia and eventual death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/31/200303 CA 9458
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange7/28/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital East
Friend, Vicki K
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
8/19/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$245,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,145
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$490
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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