Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ronald Beaton Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-CA-001957(MP)

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537447
Claim Number :20085-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRONALDGBEATON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed778 W. MIDWAY ROAD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34982St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126692$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59479Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/13/20027/11/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hypertension headaches.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MRA/MRI of circle of Willis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
MRA.MRI was read as normal. Actual condition should have been diagnosed as abnormal left-sided aneurysm.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
MRA/MRI was read as normal.It is alleged that a small aneurysm was present. Patient suffered a fatal rupture of an aneurysm of the circle of Willis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/11/200303-CA-001957(MP)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie10/15/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Radiology Assoc. of the Treasure Coast, P.A.
Lawnwood Med. Center, Inc. d/b/a/ Lawnwood Regional Med. Cnt
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
10/3/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$38,447
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,023
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 consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$250,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/19/2005 1:41:21 PM
Reason for Change:made minor changes.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2876538447
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1273016023

 

 

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Court Case # 56-2005-CA 001243A

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745867
Claim Number :1000670
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
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
IndividualRonald Beaton
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed698 SW Port St Lucie Blvd, Ste 109
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34953St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003881$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59479Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/2/20036/17/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Preformance and Intrepretation of Ultrasounds prior to birth.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to properly assess fetal weight and size.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged brain damage during the birthing process.
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
9/2/200556-2005-CA 001243A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie5/31/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Radiology Associates of The Treasure Coast 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
5/22/2007
 
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$21,949
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,125
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
 
 
Date of Change:3/5/2009 10:37:12 AM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1374421949
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid63558125

 

 

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Court Case # 562005CA000412AXXXHC

Indemnity Paid: $15,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746579
Claim Number :1000626
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
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
IndividualRonald Beaton
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed698 SW Port St Lucie Blvd, Ste 109
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003881$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59479Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/5/20031/5/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fever, cough and possible bronchitis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Chest X-ray
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to detect Cardiomediastinal abnormality on chest X-Ray
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death on 2/11/2003
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/18/2005562005CA000412AXXXHC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie8/2/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Cadet MD, Cynthia
The Schumacher Group of Florida Inc
Martin Memorial Medical Center
Martin Memorial Medicenter of St Lucie West
Lindstedt MD, RobertJ
Inphynet Contracting Services Inc
Radiology Associates of The Treasure Coast PA
McGlynn MD, Eileen
Diagnostic Imaging Services PA
Gallupe MD, Dean
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
7/31/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$15,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,003
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,983
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$10,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/5/2009 10:19:55 AM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2778728003
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid48456983

 

 

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