Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Hardee County Florida

Dr. JONATHAN M MAYER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 252016CA000368

Indemnity Paid: $512,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201887238
Claim Number : EMC-FL-16-330119
Date Submitted : 12/10/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
75-173235 SI
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual JONATHAN M MAYER
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 1717 NORTH MAIN ST. SUITE 5200
City State Zip Code County
DALLAS TX 75201 Out of state
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-14 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS6195 Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Hardee
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Emergency Room  
Name of Institution Code
FLORIDA HOSPITAL-WAUCHULA 100282
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other ER
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
2/17/2015 4/6/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PAIN IN LOWER LEG/CALF
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER AND EVALUATED
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE ARTERNIAL INSUFFICIENCY
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
BELOW THE KNEE AMPUTATION
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
10/4/2016 252016CA000368
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Hardee 10/18/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
10/18/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $512,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $142,492
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $28,983
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Dr. Zatchel Soto Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-006382

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886900
Claim Number : 1623345
Date Submitted : 11/1/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2114545  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Shari   Deans
Street Address
615 Crescent Executive Court, Suite 212
City State Zip
Lake Mary FL 32746
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(321) 972 - 0121   (321) 972 - 0122 sharideans@hamlinandburton.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Zatchel   Soto
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2240 Highway 98
City State Zip Code County
Bartow FL 33830 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025509-F $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME78008 Surgery - Traumatic  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Hardee
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Emergency Room  
Name of Institution Code
FLORIDA HOSPITAL-WAUCHULA 100282
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
2/17/2015 4/4/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute right lower extremity ischemia and specifically acute arterial occlusion depriving her right foot of blood flow.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Misdiagnosis of swelling and discoloration, no treatment performed, discharged from hospital.
Diagnostic Code : Z89.511
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Initial diagnosis was deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and electrolyte abnormality
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pain and swelling and discoloration to her right lower leg and foot.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
9/19/2016 2015-CA-006382
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Hardee 9/14/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
10/5/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $115,264
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $424
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $595,388 $1,606,236
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
NA
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Donald B Geldart Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 252004CA000053

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538966
Claim Number :40-008805
Date Submitted :12/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDonaldBGeldart
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1006 West Pleasant Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Avon ParkFL33825Hardee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118089730000-0000$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27412Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHardee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionPioneer Medical Clinic
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherClinic
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/1/20037/26/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Colon Cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Office Visits
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to investigate anemia.
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
1/27/2004252004CA000053
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hardee11/8/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gossman, PA, Gary S
Gill, PA, William J
Kennedy, PA, Charles R
Williford, PA, Gordon
Fallon, MD, Diego
Medical Services Inc d/b/a Pioneer Medical Services, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/2/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,149
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,588
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$36,000$0
Wage Loss$24,000$100,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Not applicable.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. DONALD GELDART Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 25-2009CA-75

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264276
Claim Number :EMC-FL-08-XS-110155
Date Submitted :7/10/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
75-173235SI
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
IndividualDONALD GELDART
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1545 W. OLEANDER DRIVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AVON PARKFL33825Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EMC-2008-Excess$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27412Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL-HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER LAKE PLACID 120013
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/20/20068/26/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PRESENTED WITH ABDOMINAL TENDERNESS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ABD X-RAY DONE AND LABS.CT SCAN WERE POSITIVE FOR RETROPERITONEAL BLEED
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
RETROPERITONEAL BLEED
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
2/10/200925-2009CA-75
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hardee6/22/2012
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
1/6/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,360
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
 
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Dr. Gary Gossman Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 252004 CA00053

Indemnity Paid: $33,280.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538361
Claim Number :MM00095932-09T002
Date Submitted :11/18/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
41-0406690 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPatriciaWThomas
Street Address
3097 Satellite Blvd., Bldg. 700
CityStateZip
DuluthGA30096
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(770) 497 - 5365 (770) 263 - 4675pthomas@stpaultravelers.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGary Gossman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed55 Carlton Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WauchulaFL33873Hardee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM00095932$200,000$600,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA2159Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHardee
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
10/14/20017/17/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Colon cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to refer or perform additional testing.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose colorectal cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/21/2004252004 CA00053
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hardee11/11/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Geldart MD, Donald B
Geldon, Inc.
Gill PA-C, William J
Kennedy PA-C, Charles R
Williford PA-C, Gordon H
Medical Services Inc dba Pioneer Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$33,280
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,120
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$25,000$200,000
Other Expenses$5,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Not applicable
 
Updates
 
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