Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Simon Behar Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 99-12401 CA-1

Indemnity Paid: $30,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200952015
Claim Number :E28073-01
Date Submitted :8/11/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSimon Behar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4800 SW 8th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral GablesFL33134Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1010910-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62911Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/25/19974/8/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with a history of GI bleed and prepyloric ulcer with clots
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no operation performed
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to perform an acurate evaluation and to order the appropriate diagnostic studies resulting in a delay in diagnosis of a leiomyosarcoma and death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/3/199999-12401 CA-1
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade1/5/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.
Miller, Michelle A
Reinberg, Jay
Gleisner, George R
Jacobs Cohn Suarez & Romero, MDPA
Bloom, Michael L
Stauber Bassan & Bloom, MDPA
CAC Medical Centers
United Health Care Services, Inc.
McGoohan, John
Vigder, David M
AMSURG Corp.
Vargas, Carlos A
Venture Ambulatory Surgery
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
OtherMistrial in 2007; settled in 2009
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$148,096
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$81,159
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$30,000
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/11/2009 3:32:11 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel147132148096
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid8024881159

 

 

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