Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Steven Meckstroth Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-5251-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744378
Claim Number :232184A
Date Submitted :2/8/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0202 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenAMeckstroth
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1656 MEDICAL BLVD STE 301
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NAPLESFL34110-1423Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G007002$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54663Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/15/20029/5/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Abdominal pain radiating to the left flank and vomiting
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Treated for nausea, vomiting, pain and surgical consult ordered
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose prtal vein thrombosis timely
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Portal ven thrombosis leading to life long total parenteral nutrition (TPN) due to alleged 24-hour delay in diagnosis and surgical intervention
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/29/200303-5251-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier1/22/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sponaugle, DO, John
Atkins, PA, Garth
North Collier Hospital
Naples Community Hosp.
NCH Healthcare System, Inc.
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
1/9/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$331,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$25,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$300,000$675,000
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 # 07-1884-CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849723
Claim Number :Fl0084
Date Submitted :5/29/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1815 Griffin Rd., Suite 401
CityStateZip
DaniaFL33004
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Meckstroth
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1656 Medical Blvd., #301
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34110Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
363-002$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54663Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/19/20062/8/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Necrotizing pancreatitis secondary to gallbladder disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
IV fluids,Dilaudid, Phenergan,Protonix, Levanquin, CT scan,, labs
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/9/200707-1884-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier5/27/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
OtherDismissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/27/2008
 
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$18,694
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,409
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$352,342$0
Wage Loss$949,258$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Better documentation of examination
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 07-1884-CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849800
Claim Number :FL0084
Date Submitted :6/6/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1815 Griffin Rd., Suite 401
CityStateZip
DaniaFL33004
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Meckstroth
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1656 Medical Blvd., #301
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34110Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
363-002$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54663Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/19/20062/8/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
necritising pancreatitis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Necrotising pancreatitis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/5/200707-1884-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier5/22/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
OtherDismissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/22/2008
 
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$57,284
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$24,093
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$352,342$0
Wage Loss$959,258$0
Other Expenses$207,515$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Better documentation
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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