Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Bay County Florida

Dr. Ismail M Zabih Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-4186CA

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366234
Claim Number :5136620-01
Date Submitted :9/23/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusanKSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualIsmailMZabih
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11111 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Ste 106
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama City BeachFL32407Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
684997$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85390Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/6/20066/13/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pounding headache and neck pain following boating accident
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Emergency room treatment and admission to hospital
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to timely request stat neurology consult
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke with permanent disabilities
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/3/200808-4186CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay2/12/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Center
Unis RN, Kristen
AMN Healthcare Inc
Epstein MD, Frederick
Bay Emergency Physician Specialists Inc
Panama Internal Medicine Associates PA
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
2/12/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$368,542
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$209,581
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/23/2013 2:55:41 PM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel357268368542
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid185546209581

 

 

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Dr. Carl G Bailey Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-2981-CA

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535107
Claim Number :15543
Date Submitted :11/8/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarlGBailey
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedPO Box 1770
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32402Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600526 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54829Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery2701

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/9/20004/24/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Breast cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Screening mammogram
Diagnostic Code :DC233.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose breast cancer
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/16/200202-2981-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/11/2005
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
4/1/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$52,338
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$200,000$100,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk Management has counseled insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/8/2005 12:37:41 PM
Reason for Change:Corrected final disposition date
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition01-APR-0511-MAY-05

 

 

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Dr. MOHIUDDIN A SYED Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 10-2826-CA

Indemnity Paid: $490,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201365725
Claim Number :0AA736496
Date Submitted :1/14/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORKPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-1568827 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMike  Clark
Street Address
199 Scott Swamp Road
CityStateZip
FarmingtonCT06032
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(860) 321 - 2544 (877) 256 - 5067mclark@onebeaconpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMOHIUDDINASYED
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12073 SW 125th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33186Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MPP-232909$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9369Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLiberty
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/7/20097/6/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE PATIENT AT ISSUE IN THIS MATTER (AGE 37) INITIALLY PRESENTED TO ANOTHER EMERGENCY ROOM WITH SYMPTOMS INCLUDING VOMITING AND DIFFICULTY WALKING, HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GASTROENTERITIS, AND DISCHARGED HOME. LATER THAT MORNING, HE RETURNED TO THE SAME EMERGENCY ROOM WITH ONGOING NEUROLOGIC COMPLAINTS, AND WAS THEN ASSESSED TO HAVE HAD A CVA, AND WAS TRANSFERRED TO BAY MEDICAL CENTER FOR FURTHER EVALUATION
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
AT BAY MEDICAL CENTER, HE WAS EVALUATED BY THE EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN WHO PERFORMED A LUMBAR PUNCTURE AND DIAGNOSED THE PATIENT WITH HAVING A NON-HEMORRHAGIC CVA AND POSSIBLE MENINGITIS. DR. SYED WAS NOTIFIED FOR ADMISSION ONLY SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE PATIENT'S SYMPTOMS BEGAN, GAVE THE PATIENT AN ASSESSMENT THAT INCLUDED CVA, AND HE ALSO NOTED THE PATIENT WAS OUTSIDE OF THE TIME WINDOW FOR TPA (CLOT BUSTING DRUG) ADMINISTRATION. HIS ORDERS INCLUDED NEURO CHECKS EVERY 2 HOURS, NPO AND SPEECH THERAPY FOR A SWALLOW EVALUATION, AN MRI OF THE BRAIN, AND A NEUROLOGY CONSULT IN THE AM. DR. SYED HAD NO FURTHER INVOLVEMENT WITH THE PATIENT AFTER HIS EXAMINATION WAS COMPLETED AND ORDERS WERE WRITTEN ON OCTOBER 7, 2009. THERE WERE NO REPORTED CHANGES IN MR. VAUGHN'S NEUROLOGIC STATUS THAT WERE COMMUNICATED TO DR. SYED THROUGHOUT THE REMAINDER OF HIS SHIFT. MR. VAUGHN'S CONDITION DETERIORATED THE FOLLOWING DAY AFTER ANOTHER PHYSICIAN HAD ASSUMED HIS CARE, AND HIS OUTCOME WAS THAT OF A CVA WITH WEAKNESS AND DIFFICULTY WITH SPEECH AND SWALLOWING.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
THE PLAINTIFFS IN THIS CASE ALLEGE THAT DR. SYED FAILED TO OBTAIN AN IMMEDIATE CONSULTATION WITH A NEUROLOGIST AND OR NEUROSURGEON ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE. FAILING TO ORDER OR RECOMMEND THAT AN IMMEDIATE WORK UP BE PERFORMED ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 TO PROMPTLY DIAGNOSE THE IMPENDING THROMBOTIC STROKE TO AVOID OR LESSEN THE SEVERITY OF THE COMPLICATIONS ULTIMATELY SUFFERED BY THE PLAINTIFF. FAILING TO ORDER OR RECOMMEND A STAT MRI OR MRA OF THE BRAIN ON 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE. FAILING TO GIVE ORDER OR CAUSE TO BE ADMINISTERED T PA TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR OR SOME CLOT BUSTING DRUG ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE BY DR TULLY. FAILING TO FOLLOW UP WITH THE PATIENT BY AT LEAST COMMUNICATING WITH THE NURSING PERSONAL DURING THE NIGHT HOURS OF 10 07 2009 AND THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF 10 08 2009 WHICH WOULD HAVE LED TO AN EARLIER DIAGNOSIS OF THE SEVERE COMPLICATIONS ARISING FROM THE INITIAL THROMBOTIC STROKE.
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
7/11/201110-2826-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay1/3/2013
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
1/4/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$490,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$174,361
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
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
Not known at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Justin Strittmatter Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2011-522CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264315
Claim Number :142444
Date Submitted :7/13/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJustin Strittmatter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed449 W 23rd Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-CT-10108$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME92292Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/21/200811/12/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Esophageal obstruction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was treated in ER for a food bolus in his esophagus & was treated & released. He returned shortly afterwards with a ruptured esophagus.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Perforated esophagus.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/4/20112011-522CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay6/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Medical 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
6/26/2012
 
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$24,769
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,022
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$350,000$100,000
Wage Loss$30,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. John Daly Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-3694CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058691
Claim Number :36368-01
Date Submitted :10/1/2010
 
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
IndividualJohn Daly
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed801 E. 6th Street, Ste 205-A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98316$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4746Anesthesiology80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/12/200711/6/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic back pain with spinal canal narrowing and spinal stenosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Administration of anesthesia for thoracic-lumbar decompression laminectomy with instrumentation infusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Disputed allegations of failing to recognize intravascular hypovolemia caused by "over sedation".
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient suffered an intraoperative cardiac event, resulting in cerebral anoxia and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/17/200909-3694CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay9/10/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Center
Netherland, CRNA, Jan
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
9/10/2010
 
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$7,833
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,696
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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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Dr. MOHAMMED ABDULRAHIM Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-1603-CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162372
Claim Number :59152801
Date Submitted :11/22/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PHYSICIANS INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
13-4235490 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBecky Sanders
Street Address
361 E. Hillsboro Blvd.
CityStateZip
Deerfield BeachFL33441
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 5610 (954) 788 - 5367bsanders@picinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMOHAMMED ABDULRAHIM
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed200 West 19th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
131668$250,000$500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59452Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/11/200812/4/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infant patient was admitted to hospital withsevere illness with a differential diagnosis of viral infection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured pediatrician referred the patient for an infectious disease consult and ultimately had the patient transferred to Sacred Heart Hospital on the sixth day.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient died from Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/28/200909-1603-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay11/4/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Medical 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
11/4/2011
 
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$63,460
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,622
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
Continuing Education.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Michael X Rohan Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-3546-CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537850
Claim Number :17971
Date Submitted :11/1/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelXRohan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed408 W. 19th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600234 02$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME18430Surgery - Orthopedic1103

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilitySurgery Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/16/20016/25/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Posterior tibial tendon tear
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Synovectomy and tibial tendon repair
Diagnostic Code :845.03
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged performance of unnecessary surgery and failure to treat wound infection
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cellulitis and edema
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
11/1/200303-3546-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay10/4/2005
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
10/4/2005
 
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$12,826
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,206
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$61,722$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk Management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. MOHAMMED M ZEINOMAR Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-227-A

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745337
Claim Number :270208-1
Date Submitted :9/11/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMary Osborn
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 37766604(260) 486 - 0785Mary.Osborn@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMOHAMMEDMZEINOMAR
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed102 MEDICAL CENTER DR
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PANAMA CITYFL32405-4907Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
697591$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58398Pediatrics - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/9/20039/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CEREBAL PALSY
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
EXAM, CT SCAN, ADMISSION
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER TREATMENT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
P&S, ADDITIONAL NUEROLOGICAL INJURY
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
2/11/200404-227-A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay4/19/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BAKER, JEFF P
PHYSICIANS UNDER CONTRACT
RAHIM, MOHAMMED
BAY HOSPITAL
GULF COAST MED CTR
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
11/15/2006
 
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$43,080
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,514
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/11/2007 10:46:39 AM
Reason for Change:Updated claim number and financial information
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1276614514
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4283543080
Claim Number270208270208-1

 

 

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Dr. Sohail M Khan Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-3621CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745644
Claim Number :31039-02
Date Submitted :5/21/2007
 
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
IndividualSohailMKhan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 931
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lynn HavenFL32444Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
19206$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69895Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/16/20027/14/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lower extremity swelling/gout.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was given a prescription for allopurinal.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This 69 year old female developed an allergic reaction to allopurinal and ultimately underwent a permanent tracheostomy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/13/200404-3621CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/2/2007
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
Summary judgment for the defendant. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/2/2007
 
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$22,684
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,957
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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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Dr. Rodney C Morris Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-3404 CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534470
Claim Number :D02-26134-00
Date Submitted :2/28/2005
 
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 Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRodneyCMorris
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed806 East 6th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
9890$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME44185Surgery - General80143

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/15/20005/3/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Closed head injury and general trauma following a fall from a ladder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to appreciate an injury to the spleen.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death, possibly related to rupture of the spleen.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/25/200202-3404 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay2/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Stringer, M.D., Merle P
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
2/1/2005
 
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$76,454
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$23,969
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$55,000$0
Wage Loss$100,000$600,000
Other Expenses$10,000$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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Dr. FREDERICK W SHULER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-1891CA

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057019
Claim Number :265802
Date Submitted :4/14/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 9988 (866) 636 - 5421alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFREDERICKWSHULER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2101 Jenks Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
69024$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME88381Surgery - Thoracic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/12/200711/13/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was status post heart catheterization with right coronary artery stent placement surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Vascular consultation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/20/200909-1891CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay3/22/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gamad, M.D., Rogelio J
Board of Trustees of Bay Medical Center
R. J. Gamad, M.D., P.A.
Vascular Associates, LLC
Nichols, M.D., Timothy P
Tracy, M.D., George G
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
3/12/2010
 
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$45,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$75,000$0
Wage Loss$75,000$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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Dr. William Bone Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-1603 CA

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955091
Claim Number :37995-01
Date Submitted :10/8/2009
 
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
IndividualWilliam Bone
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2579 Hunt Cliff Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
19064$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69674Infectious Diseases - No Surgery80246

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/9/200812/2/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
High fever, rule out drug fever versus viral disease with a final diagnosis of HSV.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegations of failing to perform appropriate testing and diagnostic evaluations to diagnose and treat HSV.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/28/200909-1603 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay9/17/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Medical Center
Rahim, M.D., Yahia
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
9/17/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$3,127
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,433
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
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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Dr. Duane Osborne Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-2668CA

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851859
Claim Number :24764-01
Date Submitted :12/23/2008
 
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
IndividualDuane Osborne
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed740 Harrison Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98207$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76232Surgery - General80143

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/14/20009/21/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right buttock pain post resection of cyst.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Allegedly improperly prescribing Oxycontin caused death from acute, accidental intoxication.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/30/200303-2668CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay12/1/2008
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
12/1/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$49,592
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$71,448
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
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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Dr. Elizabeth Neel Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 10-2221CA

Indemnity Paid: $210,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263681
Claim Number :272029
Date Submitted :4/27/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 9988 (866) 636 - 5421alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualElizabeth Neel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6707 Yacht Club Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
CallawayFL32404Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
65080$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME97602Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityWalk-in Clinic
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherExam room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/19/20098/25/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of swollen and painful left testicle.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was examined by physician and diagnosed with epididymitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was later diagnosed with testicular torsion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of left testicle as a result of alleged misdiagnsois of testicular torsion.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/26/201010-2221CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay4/25/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Walk-In Clinic, 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
4/24/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$210,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$125,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$10,000$0
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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Dr. Merle P Stringer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-3404 CA

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534469
Claim Number :A02-26134-00
Date Submitted :2/28/2005
 
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 Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMerlePStringer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2011 HARRISON AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PANAMA CITYFL32405-4545Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
36965$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME15511Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/15/20005/3/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Closed head injury and general trauma following a fall from a ladder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to appreciate an injury to the spleen.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death, possibly related to rupture of the spleen.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/25/200202-3404 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay2/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Morris, M.D., Rodney
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
2/1/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$104,659
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$26,777
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$55,000$0
Wage Loss$100,000$600,000
Other Expenses$10,000$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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Dr. Albert Mapp Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012 CA 000270

Indemnity Paid: $187,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471583
Claim Number :fp3959601
Date Submitted :8/12/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAlbert Mapp
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed489 N. Tyndall Parkway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32404Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FP-IN028051$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47609Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/12/200912/28/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient admitted for treatment of uncontrolled diabetes.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Routine admissions orders to include CXR
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to follow up on abnormal CXR results resulting in a delay in diagnosis of lung cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/20122012 CA 000270
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay7/25/2014
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
7/25/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$187,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$26,241
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,056
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Kamal Zawahry Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09004424CA

Indemnity Paid: $165,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201059360
Claim Number :38246-01
Date Submitted :12/10/2010
 
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
IndividualKamal Zawahry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Drawer 2130
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32402Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
87338$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36440Pulmonary Diseases - No Surgery80269

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
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
4/5/20071/30/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical and lumbar sprain s/p motor vehicle accident.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Chronic pain management.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Allegations of prescribing enormous amounts of Xanax, Soma, Lortab, Oxycontin and Methadone without objective clinical findings, resulting in the patient becoming physically and psychologically addicted.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/8/200909004424CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay11/19/2010
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
11/19/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$165,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$34,261
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,279
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$165,000
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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Dr. MALVINDER S AJIT Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010777CA

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201469684
Claim Number :0AA648132
Date Submitted :2/7/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORKPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-1568827 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMike  Clark
Street Address
199 Scott Swamp Road
CityStateZip
FarmingtonCT06032
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(860) 321 - 2544 (877) 256 - 5067mclark@onebeaconpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMALVINDERSAJIT
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3209 Pleasant Hill Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lynn Haven FL32444Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MPP207509$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76922Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/18/200810/20/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The Patient Presented to the Emergency Room with Complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath. The Patient reported a History of congestive heart failure, degenerative Joint Disease, asthma, hypertention, anxiety disorder and chronic diarrhea
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Intravenous Heparin was ordered and started by the emergency room physician. Following the patients admission to the hospital Dr. Ajit continued the Heparin drip, ordered a CT scan as well as a Pulmonology consult. Dr. Ajit subsequently ordered a heating pad for the patients leg cramps, flexeril and a Doppler ultrasound to rule out a DVT in her lower leg
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient alleged that she was negligently continued on a Heparin protocol after tests had ruled out a pulmonary embolism
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
the patient developed a hematoma in her left leg which ultimatley resulted in nerve damage evidenced by a left foot drop and left leg weakness.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/20102010777CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay9/29/2010
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
9/20/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,613
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$5,000
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
Unknown at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Oscar L Mullis Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-3050-CA

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201159577
Claim Number :1005482-01
Date Submitted :8/18/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOscarLMullis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1600 Jenks Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003695$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27750Surgery - Opthalmology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/16/20073/4/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cataracts in both eyes
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgery on right eye
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Leaving lens fragments in right eye; poor surgery
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of vision in right eye
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/15/200909-3050-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay1/11/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Mullis Eye Institute 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
1/11/2011
 
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$24,073
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,491
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/18/2011 10:33:37 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2347024073
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1149011491

 

 

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Dr. Firas Saleh Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-2847CA

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263949
Claim Number :36887-01
Date Submitted :5/25/2012
 
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
IndividualFiras Saleh
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2202 State Ave, Ste 201
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98457$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME93796Neurology - Including Child - No Surgery80261

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/31/20063/27/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Basilar artery occlusion with presenting symptoms of headache, diaphoresis, stumbling gate and mumbled speech.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Neurology consultation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Disputed allegations of failing to timely diagnose and treat basilar artery occlusion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/8/200808-2847CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/7/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Center
Banton, M.D., Keith
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
5/7/2012
 
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$115,909
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,316
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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Dr. Sudhakar Reddy Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-801CA

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201262701
Claim Number :40902-01
Date Submitted :1/11/2012
 
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
IndividualSudhakar Reddy
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed204 E. 19th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
24775$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40195Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery80274

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/20/200911/2/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Syncope, GI bleeding, later diagnosed with a Dieulafoy lesion.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegations of failing to timely diagnose and treat the dieulafoy lesion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered GI bleed, resulting in aspiration pneumonia and prolonged hospitalization with rehabilitation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/14/201111-801CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay12/21/2011
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
12/21/2011
 
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$12,289
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,279
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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Dr. George Reiss Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-1935-CA-J

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056285
Claim Number :33350-01
Date Submitted :2/2/2010
 
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
IndividualGeorge Reiss
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed740 Harrison Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98207$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME60111Surgery - General80143

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/3/200311/8/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute abdominal pain/acute appendicitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Appendectomy/excision of right adnexal mass.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegations of removing patient's right ovary, without consent despite plaintiff reporting a history of right oophorectomy as a child and its malignant appearance.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Allegations of inability to conceive children and premature menopause.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/3/200606-1935-CA-J
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay1/12/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical 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
1/12/2010
 
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$19,970
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,743
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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Dr. ROGELIO GAMAD Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-1891CA

Indemnity Paid: $114,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201265313
Claim Number :37926-01
Date Submitted :11/6/2012
 
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
IndividualROGELIO GAMAD
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3232 E. 15th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
47977$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21270Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
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
2/9/200711/13/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
MRSA infection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Blood obtained 5 days after onset of fever and 2 weeks after cardiac cath performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infected hematoma at catheterization site.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/23/200909-1891CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay10/15/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Center
Nichols, M.D., Timothy
Tracy, M.D., George
Schuler, M.D., Frederick
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
10/15/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$114,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$53,707
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$96,370
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$114,000
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
 
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Dr. Paul Garland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-434

Indemnity Paid: $90,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850910
Claim Number :34762-02
Date Submitted :9/18/2008
 
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
IndividualPaul Garland
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2500 Highway 77
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98286$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME39766Surgery - Opthalmology80114

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityEye Center of North Florida
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/25/200510/11/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cataract in right eye.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgical cataract removal with intraoccular lens placement.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed an intra-operative rupture of the posterior compartment, which required an anterior vitrectomy.This was a known risk and complication of the procedure.The patient later developed a retinal detachment under the care of a subsequent physician, who was unable to repair it.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/19/200707-434
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay8/27/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pyne, D.O., Jeffrey
Eye Center of North Florida
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
8/27/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$90,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,141
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,844
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$90,000
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.
 
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Dr. Kevin Kulow Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010-1259CA

Indemnity Paid: $89,100.00

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Department File Number :M201470393
Claim Number :134990-2
Date Submitted :4/7/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKevin Kulow
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed449 West 23rd Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-CT-10108$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME79008Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/21/20085/21/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cerebral infarct.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege failure to diagnose impending cerebral infarct during first ER visit.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient seen in ER on 2/21/08 for dizziness, nausea & vomiting, & severe headache. Discharged with diagnosis of vomiting. Patient returned to ER on 2/22/08 for left-side facial numbness, unsteady gait, nystagmus & difficulty speaking. Dishcarged home with diagnosis of benign paroxysmal vertigo. Seen on 2/25/08 by primary care physician. MRI of internal auditory canals with & without contrast revealed an acute infarction in left medulla & left crebellum.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cerebral infarct.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/7/20102010-1259CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay3/18/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulf Coast Medical 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
3/11/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$89,100
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$85,796
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,360
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$89,100
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$70,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Staff education.
 
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