Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Steven A Bernstein Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-20636 CA (32)

Indemnity Paid: $600,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850373
Claim Number :135170
Date Submitted :7/24/2009
 
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
IndividualStevenABernstein
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10551 Bexley Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33428Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35771$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PO2012  

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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
AVENTURA HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CTR.100131
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/3/200312/17/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Complex Regional Pain syndrome of left talus
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgery for fracture nonunion of posterior process of the talus on left side
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose bruise to talus and soft tissue injury
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Complex Regional Pain syndrome
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/14/200505-20636 CA (32)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade7/21/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Steven Bernstein, DPM, PA
Aventura Orthopedic Care & Sports Medicine Center
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$600,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$61,976
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$67,789
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$600,000
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 medical experts and insurance personnel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/24/2009 11:50:15 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6022861976
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid6233267789

 

 

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