Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Steven D Picerne Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2006CA345

Indemnity Paid: $325,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851236
Claim Number :34469-03
Date Submitted :10/28/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Picerne
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed919 SE Parkway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
StuartFL34994Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
76393$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84506Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/27/20038/9/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was determined to have elevated calcium levels during his pre-employment physical exam; a parathyroid scan was ordered.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Our insured interpreted results of the scans and reported that all four films showed an asymmetric focus; resulting in the removal of all four normal glands.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Our insured misinterpreted the Sestamibi scan of the parathyroid gland, resulting in the removal of all four normal parathyroid glands.
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
12/27/20062006CA345
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Martin9/29/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lanza, M.D., John
Hillman, M.D., Jeffrey
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/29/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$325,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$64,777
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,493
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$325,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2004CA123

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640283
Claim Number :A03-29695-02
Date Submitted :4/17/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenDPicerne
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed919 SE PARKWAY DR
CityStateZip CodeCounty
STUARTFL34996-3206Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
57714$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84506Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

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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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/25/200211/6/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient had complaints of right side drooping of her face, confusion and an inability to walk unassisted.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
An alleged delay in reading Doppler and CT scan of brain caused delay in treatment of condition.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right side paralysis, slurred speech, inability to eat without PEG tube.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/19/20042004CA123
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee3/17/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ali, M.D., Abdul
Raulerson Hospital
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
3/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$48,689
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,808
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$125,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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