Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Franklin County Florida

Dr. Thomas G Merrill Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-000136-CA

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745486
Claim Number :1000853
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomasGMerrill
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed116 Avenue East
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ApalachicolaFL32320Franklin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003536$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS3716Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFranklin
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
3/22/20045/18/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Complaints of pain and back spasms
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of painkilling medications
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Prescription of painkilling medications in dangerous quantities and combinations
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death on 4/15/2004
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/12/200606-000136-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Franklin4/30/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/30/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,033
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,325
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/5/2009 11:43:17 AM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1632317033
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid26935325

 

 

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Dr. Thomas G Merrill Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 42-2006-CA-00299

Indemnity Paid: $67,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747723
Claim Number :1000881
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomasGMerrill
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed116 Avenue E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ApalachicolaFL32320Franklin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003536$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS3716Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFranklin
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/19/20049/8/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Migraine headaches
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of various medications
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Overmedication of patient
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hemorrhaging, pain and suffering, possible addiction to pain-killing meds
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/19/200642-2006-CA-00299
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Franklin11/16/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/13/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$67,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,608
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,297
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$47,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/5/2009 1:29:15 PM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2040620608
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid34466297

 

 

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Dr. Thomas G Merrill Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-000426-CA

Indemnity Paid: $5,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746747
Claim Number :1000883
Date Submitted :3/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomasGMerrill
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed116 Avenue East
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ApalachicolaFL32320Franklin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL003536$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS3716Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFranklin
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
5/20/20049/1/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Unspecified body pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of medications, including Oxycotin
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Over prescription of medications
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Addiction and withdrawal symptons
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/1/200609-000426-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Franklin8/22/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
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$5,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$4,297
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$40
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/5/2009 1:50:15 PM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel39704297
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid3840

 

 

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