Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Steven Blechman Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 50 2009 CA 001653XXX

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161319
Claim Number :2008-104249
Date Submitted :8/12/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1610280 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualConnieLPeters
Street Address
PO Box52810
CityStateZip
BellevueWA98015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(425) 636 - 10001012(916) 781 - 5795cpeters@intercareins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Blechman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3400 Burns Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm BeachFL33410Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NSD 1000007$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN16135Dentists - N.O.C.80211

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherDental OFfice
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/11/20065/12/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff presented to the insured with significant underlying gum issues and the need for restorative treatment.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured rendered treatment to Ms Gallagher from 4/11/2006-1/3/2008 to include fixed bridgework, porcelain veneers, extractions, root canals, prophys and scaling.
Diagnostic Code :no diagnos
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis was made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff claims that the insured failed to treat her periodontal disease prior to initiating maxillary and mandibular reconssstruction.Plaintiff also alleges that the resotration treatmnet that the insured completed will need to be re-done
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash.No delay.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/16/200950 2009 CA 001653XXX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach7/14/2011
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/13/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$43,729
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,755
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
No safety management steps taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50 2009 CA012309

Indemnity Paid: $24,999.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057816
Claim Number :2008-103744
Date Submitted :7/7/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1610280 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualConnieLPeters
Street Address
PO Box52810
CityStateZip
BellevueWA98015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(425) 636 - 10001012(916) 781 - 5795cpeters@intercareins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Blechman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3400 Burns Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm Beach GardensFL33410Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
NSD 1000007$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN16135Dentists - N.O.C.80211

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityDental Office
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherDental Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/1/20032/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The Plaintiff presented in need of an extraction and a three unit bridge.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured extracted tooth #13 and completed a three unit bridge spanning from tooth #12 to #14.
Diagnostic Code :No Diagnos
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis was made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The plaintiff alleges that the insured's work had to re-done.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash.No delay.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/8/200950 2009 CA012309
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach6/29/2010
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/29/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$24,999
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,262
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,287
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
No safety management steps taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50 2007 CA 014989

Indemnity Paid: $24,900.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848568
Claim Number :2007-101175
Date Submitted :2/11/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-0731810 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualConnieLPeters
Street Address
PO Box52810
CityStateZip
BellevueWA98015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(425) 636 - 10001012(916) 781 - 5795cpeters@intercareins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Blechman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3400 Burns Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm Beach GardensFL33410Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ABC 80780349$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN16135Dentists - N.O.C.80211

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityDental Office
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/1/20061/4/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Replacement of existing crowns and bridgework
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Veneer porcelain laminates and root canal therapy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleged that the teeth were over prepared for the veneers and had to be re-treeated with replacement of crowns
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/6/200750 2007 CA 014989
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach1/17/2008
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/17/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$24,900
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,146
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,218
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$24,900$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No safety steps taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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