Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Broward County Florida

Dr. HOANG DUONG Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04003336

Indemnity Paid: $23,151,409.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679047
Claim Number : 40-007800
Date Submitted : 7/12/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGE Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-2575892  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Joseph   McCrary
Street Address
31051 Agoura Rd
City State Zip
Westlake Village CA 91361
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(818) 874 - 1664     joe.mccrary@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual HOANG   DUONG
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1150 N 35TH AVE #300
City State Zip Code County
HOLLYWOOD FL 33021 Lafayette
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
11777613 $100,000,000 $300,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME80010 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pain Management  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Location RADIOLOGY
Name of Institution Code
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD) 100038
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/19/2002 2/5/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Extensive, long segment of arterial dissection (from the proximal cervical segment of the L. internal carotid artery as far as distally as the skull base at the level of the carotid canal). Very poor antegrade flow in the L. carotid artery was also present.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Deployment of four (4) overlapping, self-expanding, nitinol stents from the skull base to the level of the carotid bulb. When a subsequent control angiogram indicated a continuing flow problem beyond the most distal stent, an additional angioplasty was performed on the remaining problem segment of the L. internal carotid artery. Two hours later, patient exhibited signs of a reperfusion injury. Patient underwent an emergency craniotomy and hematoma evacuation with persistent hemiparesis and functional decline afterwards.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged unwarranted and/or improper performance of a L. carotid stenting procedure in response to signs of ischemic stroke, and alleged failure to provide proper informed consent in stenting procedure and risks of hyperperfusion injury. Plaintiffs further alleged that a perforated vessel by a micro-catheter caused a bleed.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
46 YOM presented to ER with complaints of slurred speech, tingling to the right hand, difficulty formulating thoughts, and left ear pain/dizziness and signs and symptoms of ischemic stroke. Subsequently, patient was found to have severe occlusion of L. distal internal carotid artery. Medical intervention did not relieve signs and symptoms of ischemic stroke, surgical intervention was ruled out; when signs and symptoms persisted, patient then underwent endovascular stenting procedure that restored blood flow. However, the restored blood flow resulted in hemorrhagic stroke--a known risk of the procedure
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
2/5/2003 04003336
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 5/25/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HOCHE M.D., JUBRAN A
SHARMA M.D., HINA A
KAPPLEMAN M.D., NEIL
FELDBAUM M.D., DAVID M
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL
BEACON HEALTHPLANS
INPATIENT CLINICAL SOLUTIONS
SURGERY GROUP OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court Decision Other
Judgment for the plaintiff.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $23,151,409
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $1,479,504
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $385,339
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $8,000,000
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $299,000 $5,000,000
Wage Loss $131,400 $544,600
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No risk management services are provided to this insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Robert Contrucci Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-018755CACE

Indemnity Paid: $4,199,329.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953441
Claim Number :26100-01
Date Submitted :4/27/2009
 
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
IndividualRobert Contrucci
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10071 Pines Blvd, Ste C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pembroke PinesFL33024Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
46258$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4786Otorhinolaryngology - No Surgery80265

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
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
2/1/20004/30/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Tongue cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient underwent several tongue biopsies that were negative for cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tongue 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
1/23/200302-018755CACE
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/6/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Shapiro, D.O., Craig
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/6/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,199,329
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$179,817
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$171,047
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,199,329
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. Jose A Colindres Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 96-004960 (19)

Indemnity Paid: $3,103,978.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201265027
Claim Number :MM098075A
Date Submitted :10/8/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseAColindres
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1301 Concord Terrace
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SunriseFL33323Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM701788$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME56989Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER110019
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/21/19948/25/1995
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was delivered at the hospital. At the time of delivery the mother incurred spontaneous rupture of membranes at approximately 33-34 weeks. At admission the mother had a tempurature of 100.9 and labor lasted approximately 23 hours. The patient was transferred to NeoNatal ICU where antibiotic therapy was instituted. On day 3 the infant developed a temperature of 100.6 and was mildly jaundiced. She required a platelet transfusion, packed red cell transfusions and cryoprecipitate. The patient was diagnosed with DIC with thrombocytopenia and anemia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was discharged after three weeks, but was admitted to another hospital three weeks folowing where she was diagnosed with Hepatic Insufficiency and cirrhosis of the liver with jaundiced cell transformation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient incurred a visual field deficit and brain tissue abnormality detectible by CT scan, although her brain function is normal.
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
9/30/200996-004960 (19)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/7/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/9/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,103,978
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$414,332
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$264,343
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,500,000
Deductible$125,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$470,000
Wage Loss$0$200,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Dr. Sedigheh Zolfaghari Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 96-004960 (19)

Indemnity Paid: $3,103,978.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201265028
Claim Number :MM098075B
Date Submitted :10/8/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSedigheh Zolfaghari
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5862 Homeland Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake WorthFL33449Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM701788$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME52284Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER110019
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/21/19948/25/1995
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was delivered at the hospital. At the time of delivery the mother incurred spontaneous rupture of membranes at approximately 33-34 weeks. At admission the mother had a temperature of 100.9 and labor lasted approximately 23 hours. The patient was transferred to NeoNatal IICU where antibiotic therapy was instituted. On day 3 the infant developed a temperature of 100.6 and was mildly jaundiced. She required a platelet transfusion, packed red cell transfusions and cryoprecipitate. The patient was diagnosed with DIC with thrombocytopenia and anemia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was discharged after three weeks, but was admitted to another hospital three weeks following where she was diagnosed with Hepatic Insufficiency, and cirrhosis of the liver with jaundiced cell transformation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient incurred a visual field deficit and brain tissue abnormality detectable by CT scan, although her brain function is normal.
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
9/30/200996-004960 (19)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/7/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/9/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,103,978
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$414,332
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$264,343
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,500,000
Deductible$125,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$470,000
Wage Loss$0$200,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Deogracias Caangay Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CACE16023038

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886478
Claim Number : 18-CA-000522
Date Submitted : 9/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK Excess
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
52-1568827  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Deogracias L Caangay
Street Address
3970 Hidden Acres Circle S.
City State Zip
North Fort Myers FL 33903
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 997 - 8336   (239) 997 - 8336 drdeo@caangay.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Deogracias   Caangay
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 3970 Hidden Acres Circle S.
City State Zip Code County
North Fort Myers FL 33903 Lee
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
PHY-0628-14 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME36038 Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Lee
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HEALTHPARK 120005
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Nursery  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
2/23/2013 1/30/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hypoxic, ischemic encephalopathy, secondary to multiple respiratory arrest, secondary to respiratory failure.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
bilateral thoracentesis
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
pleural effusion, secondary to infiltration of PIC line.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
multiple respiratory arrests
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
1/30/2017 CACE16023038
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 4/9/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lee Memorial Health System
PEDIATRIX MEDICAL GROUP OF FLORIDA INC
Liu, William
Abril, Ivan
Sultan, Shahid
Singh, Kultar
Pao, Elaine
Felton, April
Ciambrello, Lisa
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
4/9/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Root cause analysis Quality Performance Improvement Procedures
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CYNTHIA D MCDONALD Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 017CV62007DPG

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201987584
Claim Number : SM400448
Date Submitted : 1/11/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTON-BAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CYNTHIA D MCDONALD
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 6841 45TH ST
City State Zip Code County
LAUDERHILL FL 33319 Broward
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
SM910916 $1,000,000 $5,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Other MEDICAL DENTAL BEHAVIOR HEALTH
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
RN9305620    

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Prison  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other INFIRMARY
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
4/7/2016 4/7/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PERITONITIS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSIS PERITONITIS
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH CAUSED BY PERITONITIS SECONDARY TO A RUPTURED DIVERTICULUM
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
10/26/2017 017CV62007DPG
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 5/31/2018
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $12,708
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Dr. Eric N Freling Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 96-04961 (13)

Indemnity Paid: $2,990,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746267
Claim Number :E21884-01
Date Submitted :3/2/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEricNFreling
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1901 SW 172 Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiramarFL33029Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1009559-00$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42117Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/28/199411/2/1994
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely and appropriately institute alternative methods of delivery to avoid intrapartum stress
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hypoxia/cerebral palsy
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
4/8/199696-04961 (13)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/29/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Memorial Regional Hospital
Eric Freling, MD, PA
Zelnick, Edward
Edward Zelnick, MD, PA
Juncosa, Emilio
Emilio Juncosa, MD, PA
Weinger, Mark
Mark Weinger, MD, PA
Waldman, Corina J
Corina Waldman, MD, PA
Women's Healthcare Partners
Avmed, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,990,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$251,966
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$137,795
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,990,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/28/2007 3:34:50 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel247277247798
 
Date of Change:3/2/2009 10:32:17 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel247798251966
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid130137137795

 

 

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Dr. Stephane Otmezguine Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-022761

Indemnity Paid: $2,793,149.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200952626
Claim Number :30231-01
Date Submitted :2/20/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PROFESSIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2820748 
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
IndividualStephane Otmezguine
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3601 W Commercial Blvd, Stes 4&5
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33309Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98543$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72739Anesthesiology80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER100039
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/12/20012/26/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severe congenital heart disease, underlying tricuspid and pulmonary atresia, atrioseptal defect, ventriculoseptal defect; pulmonary hypertension, atrial flutter with flutter ablation and atrial tachycardia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right thoracotomy, cardiotomy, transatrial lead placement, left thoracotomy; epicardial ventricular lead placement, transesophageal echo cardiogram under general anesthesia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff's allege failure to treat fluid overload post first procedure and failure to stabilize patient's respiratory status prior to proceeding to second surgery.Defense experts strongly dispute allegations.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death 14 days post second surgery.This insured provided anesthesia for second surgery.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/24/200403-022761
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward1/22/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Anesco North Broward, LLC
Akhnoukh, M.D., Mina
Byrd, M.D., Charles
North Broward Hospital District
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/22/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,793,149
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$124,070
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$194,722
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,793,149
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. Ajaib S Mann Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 14-013975

Indemnity Paid: $2,592,032.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Department File Number : M201886470
Claim Number : FL0388
Date Submitted : 9/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
74-3129288  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Yvette   de la Morena
Street Address
1250 S. Pine Island Road Suite 300
City State Zip
Plantation FL 33324
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900     ymorena@hugroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Ajaib S Mann
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 3000 North University Drive
City State Zip Code County
Coral Springs FL 33065 Broward
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
302-001 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME66835 Internal Medicine - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER 100189
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
4/9/2012 3/6/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient sought treatment for severe weakness and anemia, recently diagnosed with myelodysplastic disorder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat Guillain-Barre syndrome
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat Guillain-Barre syndrome led to the death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
7/18/2014 14-013975
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 9/11/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital Medicine Services Inc
North Broward Hospitalist Inc
Hospital Medicine Associates LLC
Alayoubi, Muhammed H
Gajraj, Mohammed
Mohammed Gajraj MD PA
Ghanavati, Habibollah
Bobby Ghanavati MD PLLC
Ajaib S. Mann Hospitalist Inc
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
Judgment for the plaintiff.  
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
9/14/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $2,592,032
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $682,445
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Discussed with insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Basil Mangra Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-007837 (14)

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Department File Number : M201576406
Claim Number : 10323
Date Submitted : 11/30/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tamla   Lloyd
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Road, Suite 410
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2287 212   tlloyd@fdinsurancecompany.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Basil   Mangra
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 3296 North State Road 7
City State Zip Code County
Lauderdale Lakes FL 33319 Broward
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
11485 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME62781 Internal Medicine - No Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Outpatient Facility ambulatory surgery center
Name of Institution Code
ATLANTIC SURGERY CENTER 176
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/4/2008 4/30/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervicalgia; cervical brachial syndrome; thoracic calcifications/discitis; cervical, thoracic and lumbar nerve root compression; cervico-thoracic radiculitis and neuropathy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Manipulation under anesthesia of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, as well as the bilateral shoulders, bilateral elbows, bilateral wrists, bilateral hips, bilateral knees, and bilateral ankles.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Negligently performing an unnecessary MUA; negligently utilizing equipment that was known to be faulty; failure to timely recognize hypoventilation; failure to timely recognize the initial improper intubation; failure to appropriately resuscitate the patient, resulting in the patient's persistent vegetative state.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
8/10/2009 09-007837 (14)
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 10/30/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Atlantic Surgical Center, Inc.
Brown MD, Steven
Rodenberg MD, Thomas
Petryk DC, George
University of Bridgeport
Kelley DC, William
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
Judgment for the plaintiff.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/30/2015
 
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 $406,126
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Circumstances of this case were discussed with the insured and risk management was consulted.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. THOMAS RODENBERG Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-007837 (14)

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Department File Number : M201576411
Claim Number : 10324
Date Submitted : 11/30/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tamla   Lloyd
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Road, Suite 410
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2287 212   tlloyd@fdinsurancecompany.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual THOMAS   RODENBERG
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2615 NE 26th Street
City State Zip Code County
Fort Lauderdale FL 33305 Broward
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
11574 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME69753 Anesthesiology  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Outpatient Facility ambulatory surgery center
Name of Institution Code
ATLANTIC SURGERY CENTER 176
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/4/2008 4/30/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervicalgia; cervical brachial syndrome; thoracic calcifications/discitis; cervical, thoracic and lumbar nerve root compression; cervico-thoracic radiculitis and neuropathy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Manipulation under anesthesia of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, as well as the bilateral shoulders, bilateral elbows, bilateral wrists, bilateral hips, bilateral knees, and bilateral ankles.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure to properly monitor the patient during the MUA; negligently utilizing equipment that was known to be faulty; failure to appropriately ventilate the patient; failure to timely recognize hypoventilation; failure to use appropriate medications and doses of medications; failure to timely recognize the initial improper intubation; failure to appropriately resuscitate the patient, resulting in the patient's persistent vegetative state.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
8/10/2009 09-007837 (14)
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 10/30/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Brown MD, Steven
Mangra MD, Basil
Petryk DC, George
University of Bridgeport
Kelley DC, William
Atlantic Surgical Center, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
Judgment for the plaintiff.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/30/2015
 
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 $454,620
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Circumstances of this case were discussed with the insured and risk management was consulted.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Joseph D Becerra Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03 15639 (25)

Indemnity Paid: $2,050,000.00

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Department File Number :M200951946
Claim Number :SHI-MPL02-XS-71539
Date Submitted :1/6/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Sheridan Healthcare, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
00-000000SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosephDBecerra
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer601 North Flamingo Road, St. 207
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33028Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SHI-2001-XS$1,000,000$2,550,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40270Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE100230
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/22/20014/8/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff admitted for delivery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Retained lap sponge
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Surgery related
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff required additional surgery to remove retained sponge.
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
9/25/200303 15639 (25)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward12/30/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Memorial Hospital West
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
12/23/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,050,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$330,333
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,413
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
Sponge counts are the responsibility of the nurses.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Edward J Zelnick Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 96-04961 (13)

Indemnity Paid: $2,010,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746268
Claim Number :E21884-03
Date Submitted :3/2/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEdwardJZelnick
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3990 Sheridan St., Suite 210
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33021Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-0306520-02$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME26609Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/28/199411/17/1995
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely and appropriately institute alternative methods of delivery to avoid intrapartum stress
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hypoxia/cerebral palsy
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
4/8/199696-04961 (13)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/29/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Freling, Eric N
Eric Freling, MD, PA
Memorial Regional Hospital
Edward Zelnick, MD, PA
Juncosa, Emilio
Emilio Juncosa, MD, PA
Weinger, Mark
Mark Weinger, MD, PA
Waldman, Corina J
Corina Waldman, MD, PA
Women's Healthcare Partners
Avmed, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,010,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$193,494
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$114,692
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,010,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discused claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/28/2007 3:47:36 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel190697191217
 
Date of Change:3/2/2009 10:38:08 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel191217193494
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid106962114692

 

 

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Dr. Craig Shapiro Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-018755 CA CE

Indemnity Paid: $1,799,712.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953440
Claim Number :26100-02
Date Submitted :4/27/2009
 
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
IndividualCraig Shapiro
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10071 Pines Blvd, Ste C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pembroke PinesFL33024Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
46159$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6777Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery80159

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
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
2/1/20007/10/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Tongue cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient underwent several tongue biopsies that were negative for cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tongue 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
1/23/200302-018755 CA CE
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/6/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Contrucci, D.O., Robert
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/6/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,799,712
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$69,897
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$73,742
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,799,712
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. Peter J Simon Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # G2002146

Indemnity Paid: $1,668,165.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640789
Claim Number :E30560
Date Submitted :1/12/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJudithABarrios
Street Address
2801 Southwest 149th Avenue
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 58155815(954) 602 - 5852jbarrios@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPeterJSimon
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3201 N FEDERAL HWY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT LAUDERDALEFL33306-1060Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1008120$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51739Surgery - Plastic 

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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
NORTH RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER100237
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/12/20019/25/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Brachioplasty
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged over resection of skin and fat during brachioplasty resulting in scarring and loss of symmetry.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Permanent scarring and loss of symmetry.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash.No delay.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/6/2002G2002146
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/25/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
North Ridge Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the defendant after the appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,668,165
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$106,933
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$182,563
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/30/2006 2:28:24 PM
Reason for Change:Dr. Simon requested that the report be changed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Severity of InjuryPermanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash.No delay.
 
Date of Change:10/31/2006 2:43:20 PM
Reason for Change:Loss Adjusted/Counsel and Other Loss Adjustment figures have been revised.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel105567106933
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid195011188604
 
Date of Change:1/12/2007 10:23:13 AM
Reason for Change:"Other Loss Adjustment" decreased due to deductions in invoices after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid188604182563

 

 

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Dr. Julian Kanter Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 020045566CACE 04

Indemnity Paid: $1,595,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432099
Claim Number :55376
Date Submitted :7/22/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN EQUITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
86-0703220 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPatriceAKane
Street Address
3230 West Commercial Blvd., #390
CityStateZip
Ft. LauderdaleFL33309
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 677 - 33243324(954) 735 - 9028Pat.Kane@stpaul.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJulian Kanter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8110 Royal Palm Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral SpringsFL33065Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MFP 000100$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME15179Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityNavix Diagnostic Imaging Center
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherNavix Diagnostic Imaging Center
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/20/19993/12/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Size and dates of fetus
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Interpretation of fetal ultrasounc
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
That fetus was 22 weeks
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Wrongful birth
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/6/2002020045566CACE 04
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/29/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Kanter, Julian
Navix Diagnostix Imaging Center
Taisenchoy-Bent, Fern
Taisenchoy-Bent, Fern, 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
6/29/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,595,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$157,397
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$50,665
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,595,000
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
None known
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Michael Weiss Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 98-011569

Indemnity Paid: $1,059,198.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160166
Claim Number :18264-01
Date Submitted :3/18/2011
 
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
IndividualMichael Weiss
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1212 East Broward Boulevard, Ste 300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33301Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
20547$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6080Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTER100210
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/11/19965/7/1997
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Brachial plexus injury.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegation of the failure to properly assess, diagnose and treat a brachial plexus injury and spinal cord injury, resulting in neurological deficits.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Brachial and spinal cord injury.
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
8/21/199898-011569
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward2/25/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Medical Center
Isaacson, D.O., Louis
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,059,198
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$357,032
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$295,515
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,059,198
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. Alan M Rosenbaum Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-05721 (04)

Indemnity Paid: $1,050,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849230
Claim Number :115704
Date Submitted :8/7/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAlanMRosenbaum
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2901 Coral Hills Drive, Suite 240
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral SpringsFL33065Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-3006940-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74068Cardiovascular Disease - No Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER110019
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/22/20023/6/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Postoperative surgical bleeding
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to consider a diagnosis of postoperative surgical bleeding
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Massive intra-abdominal hemorrhaging; the source being the cholecystectomy site
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/7/200404-05721 (04)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/14/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HeartCare of South Florida, PA
Miidla, Indrek
General Surgical Associates, Inc.
Coral Springs 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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,050,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$125,257
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$107,730
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,050,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/7/2009 10:20:06 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel100802125257
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid86236107730

 

 

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Dr. CELINA POY-WING Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 99-8868

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200012180
Claim Number :MM 206943
Date Submitted :8/21/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine Sampson
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.Sampson@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCELINA POY-WING
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedALL WOMEN'S OB/GYN GROUP, 817 S. UNIVERSITY DR., SUITE 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PLANTATIONFL33324Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM800828$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41607Surgery - Obstetrics - GynecologyNA

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
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
1/31/19981/25/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Improper performance of surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A 47-year-old female weighing approximately 184 pounds visited the Insured for a liposuction procedure.The total fat removed was 6075cc.Following the porcedure she indicates that she did have swelling of lower abdomen, upper abdomen, areas of hip as well as pressure-like feel of pain. Alleges improper performance of surgery, removal of an excess amount of fat, negligently causing scar tissue and inappropriate documentation of procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Removed excessive amount of fat.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/13/199999-8868
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward5/25/2000
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$10,000
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
NA
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/21/2007 11:33:57 AM
Reason for Change:OIR updating Historical Closed Claim data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Location Where InjuredOther Outpatient FacilityPhysician's Office
Diagnostic CodeNA
Final DiagnosisNAImproper performance of surgery.
Injured Person Address CountyDade
Insured First NameCE;OMACELINA
MisdiagnosisNA
County Injury Occurred InDade
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine Sampson
Insured License NumberME0041607ME41607
Principal InjuryNARemoved excessive amount of fat.

 

 

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Dr. Lee Phillips Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-13348

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534102
Claim Number :B02039295
Date Submitted :1/21/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarrieLCarothers
Street Address
125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6051  Carrie_Carothers@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLee Phillips
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1500 E HILLSBORO BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DEERFIELD BEACHFL33441-4355Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCF 39207172$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58751Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery1

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/26/19983/13/2002
 
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
Mammogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose breast cancer
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bilateral mastectomy, chemotherapy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/27/200202-13348
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward2/11/2003
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Arnold Aaron, DO, PA
Linden ARNP, Danielle
Aaron DO, Arnold
Blumberg, DO, Gary
Gary Blumberg, DO PLC
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
2/11/2003
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$900,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$90,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Leonard Rosendorf Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-15033 (13)

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639604
Claim Number :40-010383
Date Submitted :2/21/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLeonard Rosendorf
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3731 OTTAWA LN
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HOLLYWOODFL33026-4613Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME10348Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/25/20026/4/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
A viable male infant weighing 3 lbs 15 oz with APGAR scores of 6 at one minute and 7 at 5 minutes was delivered.The infant was admitted to children hospital where he remained until May 11, 2002.Discharge diagnoses were IUGR, thrombocytopenia, term infant and mild hypospadias.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
On April 23, 2002, the mother was presented to hospital and underwent an OB ultrasound that was interpreted by insured.He's impression was low biparietal diameter, which could just be related to the low position of the head in the pelvis.However the low abdominal cicumference may possibly indicate IUGR(intrauterine growth retardation) and clinical follow-up was suggested.The report was STAT faxed to the referring physician.The mother returned to the primary care center on 4/25/02 the ultrasound report was reviewed and a non-stress test was performed to evaluate the fetus for IUGR.The test indicated a nonreactive fetal heart rate pattern and the mother was emergently transported to hospital and underwent a low transverse C-section performed by co-defendant doctor.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to communicate directly with attending physician ultrasound findings of intrauterine growth retardation.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Fetal distress and neurological injury.
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
9/23/200401-15033 (13)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward1/25/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Spyridakis, Andrea
Whohlman, Roseanne
Harrison, Sharyn
Broward Women's
Sheridan Healthcorp
Radiology Associates of Hollywood
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
2/3/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$84,204
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$29,822
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$9,865$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This is a risk management issue.There are o risk managment services available to the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Asif A Suchedina Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-012907 (04)

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639881
Claim Number :40-006195
Date Submitted :3/13/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRichardAJones
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(714) 633 - 8331 (714) 633 - 1226rich.jones@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAsifASuchedina
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3111 NE 56TH CT
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT LAUDERDALEFL33308-2803Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67741Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/12/19992/21/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Streptococcal Meningitis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Delay in diagnosis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allleged failure to daignose dtreptococcal meningitis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/26/200101-012907 (04)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/10/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Memorial Regional Hospital
Rydland, Eric
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$62,151
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,248
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
Risk management services are not provided to this insured.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. LAURA E REINERTSON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02010231CACE08

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640121
Claim Number :35054
Date Submitted :4/3/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN EQUITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
86-0703220 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarolELee
Street Address
916 St. Germain Street - Ste 110
CityStateZip
St. CloudMN56301
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(320) 252 - 908710(320) 252 - 4571clee@stpaultravelers.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLAURAEREINERTSON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4651 SHERIDAN ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HOLLYWOODFL33021-3457Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MWP000008$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78533Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/15/20009/14/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Labor and delivery - obese mother w/history of hypertension, presented at hospital at 35 weeks.Long and complicated labor and delivery with ultimate shoulder dystocia as well as other permanent residual injuries resulting for this newborn; intubation was required.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Labor and vaginal delivery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged inappropriate management of labor and delivery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Shoulder dystocia, Erb's Palsy, motor deficits, right diaphragmatic paralysis, gastroesophageal reflux and vocal cord paralysis, resulting in prolonged hospitalization as well as permanent residual.
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
6/7/200202010231CACE08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/22/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Hip Health Plan of Florida
South Broward Hosp, dba Memorial Regional 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
3/8/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$92,699
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,074
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
Not known
 
Updates
 
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Dr. SUSAN DAVILA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02010231CACE08

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

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Department File Number :M200640122
Claim Number :35054
Date Submitted :4/3/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN EQUITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
86-0703220 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarolELee
Street Address
916 St. Germain Street - Ste 110
CityStateZip
St. CloudMN56301
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(320) 252 - 908710(320) 252 - 4571clee@stpaultravelers.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN DAVILA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4651 SHERIDAN ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HOLLYWOODFL33021-3457Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MWP 000008$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61862Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/15/20009/14/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Labor and delivery - obese mother w/history of hypertension, presented at hospital at 35 weeks.Long and complicated labor and delivery with ultimate shoulder dystocia as well as other permanent residual injuries resulting for this newborn; intubation was required.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Labor and vaginal delivery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged inappropriate management of labor and delivery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Shoulder dystocia, Erb's Palsy, motor deficits, right diaphragmatic paralysis, gastroesophageal reflux and vocal cord paralysis, resulting in prolonged hospitalization as well as permanent residual.
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
6/7/200202010231CACE08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/22/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Hip Health Plan of Florida
South Broward Hosp, dba Memorial Regional 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
3/8/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Not known
 
Updates
 
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Dr. RONALD M TUTTELMAN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-019636DIV 18

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

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Department File Number :M200538834
Claim Number :941-0085060-001
Date Submitted :12/13/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-4233459 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSonal Desai
Street Address
Zurich Insurance, 1900 American lane, Tower 1 13th Floor
CityStateZip
SchaumburgIL60196
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 706 - 2426 (847) 605 - 6109Sonal.Desai@zurichna.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRONALDMTUTTELMAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1880 East Commercial Blvd # 4
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33308Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GPC362024302$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36525Gynecology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL100073
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/16/19996/22/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Delivery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to deliver by C Section
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Physician not advised by nursing staff of any fetal distress. no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to timely respond to fetal distress
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
12/3/200101-019636DIV 18
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward10/11/2005
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
12/1/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$133,255
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$250,080$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This inquiry should be directed to the hospital nursing staff as they failed to properly notify the physician
 
Updates
 
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