Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Sammy D Vaught Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782188
Claim Number : 350858
Date Submitted : 6/1/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sammy D Vaught
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 601 East Dixie Avenue Suite 901
City State Zip Code County
Leesburg FL 34748 Lake
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0918931 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME76023 Otorhinolaryngology - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Lake
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physicians office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
11/20/2014 12/30/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to the insured for follow up on a parotid gland benign carcinoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured ordered a CT scan and discussed with the patient course of treatment to be observation or surgical therapy.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in the diagnosis of the salivary duct carcinoma allowing the carcinoma to metastasize and spread causing nerve entrapment and resultant nerve dysfunction.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right lung metastasis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 5/19/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Misltead, Vaught & Madonna, MD PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/19/2017
 
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 $7,304
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 Date Anticipated
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2003 CA 000329

Indemnity Paid: $195,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432197
Claim Number :01-0286
Date Submitted :7/28/2004
 
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
IndividualSammy Vaught
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed601 E DIXIE AVE STE 901
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LEESBURGFL34748-7308Lake
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMP0006661$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76023Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSumter
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEESBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100084
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/11/20012/14/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Nasal obstructions
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgery to remove sinus polyps
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged negligent performance of nasal surgery wherein there was penetration through the bone, resulting in alleged hemorrhage and neurological damage
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/26/20032003 CA 000329
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sumter6/22/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Hardy, Milstead, Vaught & Madonna, P.A.
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
6/27/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$195,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,692
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,723
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 #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886666
Claim Number : 363087
Date Submitted : 10/10/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sammy D Vaught
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 601 East Dixie Avenue Suite 901
City State Zip Code County
Leesburg FL 34748 Lake
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0918931 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME76023 Otology - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Lake
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
4/30/2014 11/20/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the insured with plugged sensation and hearing loss.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured treated the patient with antibiotics, steroids and tube insertion.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged rupture of right ear drum.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hearing loss.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 9/18/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $4,813
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $1,105
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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