Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Escambia County Florida

Dr. Troy Tippett Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-CA-246-A

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746898
Claim Number :29375-01
Date Submitted :9/10/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTroy Tippett
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 422
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98741$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME28299Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/16/20019/18/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt revision.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This 31 year old male suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest, resulting in brain damage.
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
2/5/200404-CA-246-A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia8/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart 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
8/21/2007
 
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$57,790
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$50,335
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Wayne D Cartee Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2009-CA-816

Indemnity Paid: $1,150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057623
Claim Number :27700/27701
Date Submitted :7/26/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWayneDCartee
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4810 N. Davis Hwy.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600831 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME22270Surgery - Gastroenterology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityEndoscopy Center of Pensacola
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/14/20057/14/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Crohn's disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Screening colonoscopy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to pursue abnormal pathology from colonoscopy
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Colon cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/30/20092009-CA-816
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/8/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gastroenterology Associates of Pensacola
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
6/10/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$32,779
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$23,136
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$1,399,464$464,030
Other Expenses$4,000$1,603,214
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/26/2010 10:10:37 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 07/08/10
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition10-JUN-1008-JUL-10

 

 

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Dr. Andrius Galinis Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-1568-E

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368954
Claim Number :FP4058405
Date Submitted :11/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAndrius Galinis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4901 Grande Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GR098553$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherAnesthesiologist
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101464  

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOperating Suite
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/20105/24/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Herniated disc with spinal cord compression at C3-C6.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
During anesthesia induction with glidescope, the patient suffered a tongue laceration, which postponed surgery.Once in ICU, the patient was allegedly not properly managed by hospital nursing staff and other healthcare providers, resulting in neurologic decompensation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Quadriplegia
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
11/19/20122012-CA-1568-E
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia10/28/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Chapkeau, Charles
Helmi, Mohamed
Kirkland, Lori
Forehand, Ja Brian
Loriz-Vega, Mark
Kirkland, Lorilyn
Ausborn, Ophelia
Franklin, Nancy
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/28/2013
 
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$8,147
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,325
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
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
Insurancecompany staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if approppriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Dr. James Maher Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-CA-000 323 Div

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848195
Claim Number :34684-02
Date Submitted :1/10/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames Maher
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44566$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64404Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/21/20049/26/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pre eclampsia at 32 weeks gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Medication, monitoring and emergent cesarean section.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered a pontine hemorrhage during c-section, with severe permanent 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
3/21/20072007-CA-000 323 Div
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Tucker, M.D., Elizabeth
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/21/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$30,028
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,268
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$110,878$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. William J Suggs Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003-CA-002524

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535141
Claim Number :18441
Date Submitted :5/9/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle, Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWilliamJSuggs
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1874 BELTLINE RD SW STE 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DECATURAL35601-5514Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600314 02$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85384Surgery - Abdominal102

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/30/20029/12/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Morbid obesity
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gastric bypass
Diagnostic Code :DC998.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to recognize signs of a gastric pouch leak.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Gastric pouch leak
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/22/20042003-CA-002524
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia4/11/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tyson, M.D., John W
Agadzi, M.D., Victor
Nalley, M.D., James
Park, CRNA, Kilja
Baptist 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
4/11/2005
 
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$34,774
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$28,557$0
Wage Loss$0$2,000,000
Other Expenses$10,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk Management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Gavin W Finley Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2002 CA 002067

Indemnity Paid: $800,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200533909
Claim Number :DK06620732-09T001
Date Submitted :1/7/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
41-0406690 
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
IndividualGavinWFinley
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N E ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32501-6339Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
DK06620732$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54185Anesthesiology01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSanta Rosa
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF BREEZE HOSPITAL110003
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/2/20002/9/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Below the knee amputation
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Possible laryngospasm during administration of anesthesia during surgery resulted in blocked airway, arrest and permanent brain injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Anoxic brain injury
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/2/20022002 CA 002067
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/9/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Anesthesia Group P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/9/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$800,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$34,786
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$162,000$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 Redmond Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004-CA-001193

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747090
Claim Number :26327-01
Date Submitted :9/28/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichael Redmond
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8333 North Davis Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32514Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98491$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME26287Surgery - Opthalmology80114

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityWest Florida Medical Ctr Clinic, P.A.
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/20025/24/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Assessment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) of 3 1/2 month old infant.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose retinopathy of pre-maturity (ROP), timely detect bilateral detached retinas and failure to provide for proper treatment for ROP and request consultation with a retinal specialist.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Blindness.
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
8/2/20042004-CA-001193
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia9/10/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sueflow, M.D., Jerry A
West Florida Medical Center Clinic, P.A.
Sacred Heart Hospital of Pensacola
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/10/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$54,954
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$39,692
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Deductible$100,000
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
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. Randall W Brown Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003CA000165

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538766
Claim Number :CN550331
Date Submitted :12/15/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE INDEMNITY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2048400 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTerryMBinns
Street Address
1888 Century Park East, Suite 800
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90650
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 556 - 7488 (310) 556 - 7400Tbinns@scpie-ahi.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRandallWBrown
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4400 BAYOU BLVD STE 44
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32503-1910Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0166878799$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN9996Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery0000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
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
11/1/20006/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Extraction of tooth #14 due to overbite.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mandibular osteotomy with advancement of skeletal fixation; maxillary autogenous bone grafting for implant placement; mandibular (chin) osteoplasty to reduce chin protrusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This was a highly disputed case of liability & damages as a result of orthognathic surgery performed by our insured. The patient had a skeletal deformity with pre-existing TMJ. extensive dental decay & missing orthodontic appliances. The patient's condition was also complicated by extensive gum disease due to continued smoking & poor dental hygiene. The patient alleges that she must undergo reconstructive surgery due to alleged misplacement of dental implants, loss of bone grafting & overbite that developed after the osteotomies performed by our insured.
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
1/17/20032003CA000165
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/12/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Litvak, DDS, Michael
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,685
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,321
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
Review expert opinions.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/15/2005 5:52:08 PM
Reason for Change:Additional information added.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Principal InjuryPermanent loss of teeth, severe pain, suffering, facial disfigurement, multiple revision surgeries.This was a highly disputed case of liability & damages as a result of orthognathic surgery performed by our insured. The patient had a skeletal deformity with pre-existing TMJ. extensive dental decay & missing orthodontic appliances. The patient's condition was also complicated by extensive gum disease due to continued smoking & poor dental hygiene. The patient alleges that she must undergo reconstructive surgery due to alleged misplacement of dental implants, loss of bone grafting & overbite that developed after the osteotomies performed by our insured.

 

 

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Dr. Randall W Brown Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003CA0165

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538920
Claim Number :CN550331
Date Submitted :12/15/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE INDEMNITY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2048400 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTerryMBinns
Street Address
1888 Century Park East, Suite 800
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90650
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 556 - 7488 (310) 556 - 7400Tbinns@scpie-ahi.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRandallWBrown
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4400 Bayou Blvd,. Suite 44
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0166878799$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN9996Dentists - Engaged in oral surgery or operative dentistry on patients rendered unconscious through the administering of any anesthesia or analgesia0000

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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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/1/20006/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Extraction of tooth #14 due to overbite.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mandibular osteotomy with advancement of skeletal fixation; maxillary autogenous bone grafting for implant placement; mandibular (chin) osteoplasty to reduce chin protrusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Reconstructive surgery.
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
1/17/20032003CA0165
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/12/2005
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
11/12/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,230
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,776
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
Review expert opinions, deposition.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. BRUCE RAYMON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-CA-288

Indemnity Paid: $625,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640768
Claim Number :WFMC-00-0047
Date Submitted :5/24/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2328900 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Thomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway, Suite 600
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 243 - 7311nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBRUCE RAYMON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5149 North 9th AvenueSuite 246
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SUN000022$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40194Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST FLORIDA REG. MED. CTR (PENSACOLA)100231
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/1/200011/14/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient with history of heart surgery was on Coumadin as anticoagulation prophylaxis and was cleared for surgery on anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Treated post surgery with anticoagulation prophylaxis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bleeding into spinal cord resulting in paralysis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/4/200303-CA-288
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia5/22/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Phillips, M.D., Daniel
West Florida Medical Center Clinic
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/31/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$625,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$65,063
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$976
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Daniel Phillips Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-CA-288

Indemnity Paid: $625,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640769
Claim Number :WFMC-00-0048
Date Submitted :5/24/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2328900 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Thomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway, Suite 600
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 243 - 7311nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDaniel Phillips
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8333 North Davis Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32514Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SUN000022$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40799Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST FLORIDA REG. MED. CTR (PENSACOLA)100231
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/1/200011/14/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient with history of heart surgery was on Coumadin as anticoagulation prophylaxis and was cleared for surgery on anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Treated post surgery with anticoagulation prophylaxis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bleeding into spinal cord resulting in paralysis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/4/200303-CA-288
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia5/22/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Phillips, M.D., Daniel
West Florida Medical Center Clinic
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/31/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$625,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$57,528
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Jennifer Allen Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003CA001335

Indemnity Paid: $600,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744366
Claim Number :941-0107351
Date Submitted :2/7/2007
 
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
IndividualJennifer Allen
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4430 Yarmouth Place
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32514Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GPC2791295$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherNurse Midwife
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ARNP2696662  

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/21/20012/27/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Delivery of a child
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ALleged Negligent management of labor and delivery, especially the use of fundal pressure
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
non
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
should dystocia
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
7/29/20032003CA001335
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia1/16/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/16/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$600,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$103,551
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
unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. PHILIP BENTZ Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 98-2208-CA-01

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534643
Claim Number :MM00077968-105745
Date Submitted :3/15/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN CONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
44-0648645 
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
IndividualPHILIP BENTZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N E ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32501-6339Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM00077968$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME34300Anesthesiology01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/17/19972/26/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient's past med. history significant for COPD, PVD, hyperlipidemia, elevated cholesterol and obesity. Reports having osteoporosis. Had angioplasty therapy due to vascular disease, but it was unsuccessful. Due to complaints of pain in lower back, numbness & cold feet, a Doppler study was conducted & revealed severe bilateral lower extremity obstructive disease. Tests revealed occlusion of distal aorta & narrowing of each common iliac artery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgeon performed aortic iliac bypass surgery. During procedure, it is alleged patient suffered an anoxic spinal cord injury. Also possibly during surgery, alleged he suffered a cerebral vascular accident.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged to have kept blood pressures too low resulting in ischemic cord injury.
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
12/22/199898-2208-CA-01
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia2/18/2005
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
2/18/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$44,680
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
None known
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Douglas Bond Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-CA-2709

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433390
Claim Number :WFMC-E16-31195
Date Submitted :11/9/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2328900 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy  Thomas
Street Address
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway South, 19th Floor; One Briarlake Plaza
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042-361
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDouglas Bond
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3936 North Davis Highway, Suite B
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SUN000022$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5036Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
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
5/1/20008/2/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Complaints of chest pain on 3 visits.It was felt the symptoms were non-cardiac.She was given Lipitor for cholesterol and then referred to cardiologist on third visit.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Was seen in physician's office on 3 visits with same complaints, but was not admitted to hospital until 2 months later.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Costochondritis or esophageal reflux
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/20/200202-CA-2709
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/4/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Phillips, Daniel F
West Florida Medical Center
Morgan, Charlie
The Center for Patient Care
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/13/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$2,565
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,172
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Miguel Mancao Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-001723

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366678
Claim Number :42781-01
Date Submitted :4/3/2013
 
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
IndividualMiguel Mancao
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4901 Grande Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98553$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME56634Anesthesiology80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/18/20102/28/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cerebrospinal fluid leak.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lumbar drain placement.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Disputed allegations of failure to appropriately place the lumbar drain in such a way as to avoid nerve injury, resulting in left leg/foot dysfunction.
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
7/25/20122012-CA-001723
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia3/8/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/8/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,249
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,514
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Charles Chapleau Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-1568-E

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367610
Claim Number :40584-07
Date Submitted :7/3/2013
 
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
IndividualCharles Chapleau
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Suite 422
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98741$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME39150Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/20102/1/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical spinal cord compression.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to insure patient's neck was immobilized post-operatively.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Quadriplegia.
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
7/16/20122012-CA-1568-E
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia6/17/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Galinis, M.D., Andrius
Loriz, M.D., Mark
Forhand, CRNA, Jabrian
Kirkland, RN, Lorilyn
Sacred Heart 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
6/17/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$7,992
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,722
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Jeffrey Cox Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2006-CA 1288

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954524
Claim Number :33773-01
Date Submitted :8/10/2009
 
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
IndividualJeffrey Cox
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 30470
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10131$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62170Anesthesiology80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/18/20022/22/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic cervical and lumbar pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was treated with Fentanyl, duragesic patches and Actiq suckers for pain control.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Disputed allegations of improper management and over prescribing of potent medications, resulting in death; however, the defense retained medical experts, who disagreed and felt the insured acted appropriately within the SOC.Case resolved for financial reasons as opposed to any wrong doing.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/18/20062006-CA 1288
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/13/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc.
Alza Corporation
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/13/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,800
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,410
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. MICHAEL L SCHREIBER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2013 CA 000246

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367854
Claim Number :SHI-12-197085
Date Submitted :7/30/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2114545 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMICHAELLSCHREIBER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3817 1/2 S. NORTH 12TH AVENUE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1064401339-9$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS11106Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/1/201111/7/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PATIENT PRESENTED AFTER MVA WITH RIGHT ARM AND NECK DISCOMFORT
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-RAYS WERE TAKEN AND MEDS PRESCRIBED
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
CONTUSION TO THE RIGHT SHOULDER
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT ALLEGES PERMANENT FIXED NEUROLOGICAL DEFICIT.
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
10/1/20112013 CA 000246
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/2/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
6/13/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$29,437
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
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Robert B Smith Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010-CA-463

Indemnity Paid: $425,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162534
Claim Number :31040
Date Submitted :12/20/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertBSmith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 North E. St., Ste. 423
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600232 09$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61687Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPhysician's home - Telrad
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/24/20087/14/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Thrombus in the superior mesenteric artery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Abdominal CT
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to accurately read and report CT of abdomen
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Thrombus of mesenteric artery
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/19/20102010-CA-463
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/11/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Radiology Associates of Pensacola, 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
11/11/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$425,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,120
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,084
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$65,500$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$2,250$325,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. LORI MORGAN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-CA-1922

Indemnity Paid: $400,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744364
Claim Number :9410097439
Date Submitted :2/7/2007
 
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
IndividualLORI MORGAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed25974 Royalty Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DaphneAL36526Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GPC2791295$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherCertified Nurse Midwife
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
RN3121212  

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otherexamination room of doctor's office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/1/19997/2/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
potential breast mass
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
routine breast exam
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to refer patient to a surgeon when a suspected mass is found in the breast
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
breast cancer resulting in a total mastectomy
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
9/11/200202-CA-1922
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia10/11/2005
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
10/12/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$400,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$68,506
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$400,000
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 quit her practice of midwifing
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. JEFFERY E FRIEDMAN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010-CA-003145

Indemnity Paid: $375,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161332
Claim Number :34119
Date Submitted :8/16/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROFESSIONAL SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-0116462 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJEFFERYEFRIEDMAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 E Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 6000004 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME96345Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/1/20095/28/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Splenomegaly
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Splenectomy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to recognize and treat internal post-op bleeding
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/4/20102010-CA-003145
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia8/12/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Surgery Group
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/5/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$375,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,876
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,353
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$373,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$2,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$148,417
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Robert F Rubey Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-CA-002427

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162221
Claim Number :30353/30354
Date Submitted :12/8/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertFRubey
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 North "E" St., Suite 434
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600314 09$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME28242Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/13/20085/4/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hernia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic repair
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to appropriately manage post-op treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Multisystem failure
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/20/200909-CA-002427
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia11/14/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Surgery Group
Gulf Breeze 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
10/27/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,255
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,721
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$97,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/8/2011 9:41:48 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 11/14/11
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition27-OCT-1114-NOV-11

 

 

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Dr. James Maher Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # FL 04 CA 1501

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954567
Claim Number :29598-02
Date Submitted :8/12/2009
 
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
IndividualJames Maher
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" St, Ste 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44566$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64404Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/13/20025/7/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Twin gestation with twin to twin transfusion syndrome and pre-term labor at 29 weeks gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Daily fetal surveillance and treatment of medication to promote fetal lung maturation while treating pre-term labor with tocolytics.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Fetal demise of female twin fetuses at 29 weeks gestation from Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome in non-compliant patient.
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
8/6/2004FL 04 CA 1501
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/21/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart 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
7/21/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$100,197
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$36,920
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Lornetta T Epps Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003Ca001335

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744365
Claim Number :941-0107348
Date Submitted :2/7/2007
 
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
IndividualLornettaTEpps
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 North E Street, Suite 208
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL47561Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GPC279129505$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47561Gynecology - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/21/20012/25/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Shoulder dytocia was encountered during the delivery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
pltfs alleget hat excessive traction was exerted by the birth attendant nurse midwife Allen during the delivery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnois
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
patient suffered a brachial plexus injury commonly referred to as Erb's palsy to her upper right extermity. Resulted in permanent partial paralysis of that extremity
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/1/20032003Ca001335
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/2/2005
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$74,296
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$172,000$181,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Procedures have been established for clearer line of communication
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Hani Razek Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2011CA-1822

Indemnity Paid: $345,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471585
Claim Number :FP4163701
Date Submitted :8/12/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHani Razek
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 North E. Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FP-CL104983$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85853Cardiovascular Disease - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL100093
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/11/20105/3/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Transferred patient with chest pain, thought to have had a non-st wave elevation MI.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Cardiology consults with normal exam and no reports of chest pain.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Disputed allegations of failing to recognize ongoing and worsening cardiac distress and obtain earlier catheterization.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/14/20112011CA-1822
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/29/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$345,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,653
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,447
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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