Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Monroe County Florida

Dr. BLANCO GONZALEZ Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 44-2003-CA-1169K

Indemnity Paid: $1,859,468.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642267
Claim Number :124102
Date Submitted :9/14/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBLANCO GONZALEZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1111 12TH ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040-4088Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35880$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45502Surgery - Urological0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/21/20017/7/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right pelvic mass and prostate cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Remova of right pelvic mass
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Nerve damage and loss of use of right leg
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
10/8/200344-2003-CA-1169K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe2/28/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Key West Urology Associates, PA
Lower Keys Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/1/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,859,468
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$155,826
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$114,386
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,859,468
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/8/2007 12:23:34 PM
Reason for Change:Case was settled by parties after appeal
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid53730107209
Indemnity Paid01859468
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss01859468
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4618793989
Legal System StageAfter court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.After appeal.
Final DispositionDisposed of by CourtSettled by parties
Date of Final Disposition01-SEP-0628-FEB-07
Court DecisionJudgment for the plaintiff.Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ...
 
Date of Change:9/14/2007 10:05:38 AM
Reason for Change:Increase is due to additional invoices being paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid107209114386
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel93989155826

 

 

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Dr. Wayne A Moccia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04 CA 43 M

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851138
Claim Number :125656
Date Submitted :7/22/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWayneAMoccia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed344 E. Seaview Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MarathonFL33050Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP44816$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME31860Radiology - therapeutic - minor surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20029/16/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lung cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT scan
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged delay in diagnosis of lung cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/4/200404 CA 43 M
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe10/8/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fisherman's Hospital
Florida Keys Radiology Associates, LLP
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$133,174
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$58,042
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/22/2009 11:36:33 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel125649133174
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5741258042

 

 

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Dr. Robert Catana Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-CA-214-K

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536597
Claim Number :20265-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Catana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
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
9/1/19999/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The Claimant saw the insured for knee pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured performed knee surgery, removing and replacing hardware.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The claimant's labs showed evidence of infection, which was not picked up by the insured. This resulted in amputation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/1/200404-CA-214-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe9/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
PERRY, DAVID
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
8/10/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$975,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,128
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured consulted with defense counsel and claims personnel. $975,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of Insured, Robert Catana, D.O.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/19/2005 2:30:36 PM
Reason for Change:made minor changes.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel010466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid010128

 

 

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Dr. ROBERT CATANA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 99-1210 CA-K

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200010262
Claim Number :1552701
Date Submitted :2/19/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine Sampson
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.Sampson@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROBERT CATANA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N ROOSEVELT BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040-4224Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic84154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTH SYSTEM DEPOO100150
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/14/19987/12/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Comminuted fracture of the lateral tibia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Internal reduction with allograft bone graft
Diagnostic Code :95880
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NA
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient later developed a compartment syndrome and alledgedly developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/15/199999-1210 CA-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe2/8/2000
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
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$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,648
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,100
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$100,000$0
Wage Loss$50,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Our insure will make certain in the future that potential compartment syndrome patients are thoroughly investigated
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/19/2007 12:43:59 PM
Reason for Change:OIR updating Historical Closed Claim data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Name of InstitutionHEALTH SYSTEM DEPOO
Injured Person Address CountyPalm Beach
County Injury Occurred InPalm Beach
Insured Address Street3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd3428 N ROOSEVELT BLVD
Insured Zip Code33042330404224
Insured License NumberOS0005465OS5465
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine Sampson

 

 

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Dr. Robert Catana Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CAK-01-1561

Indemnity Paid: $475,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537192
Claim Number :18053-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Catana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/1/19998/29/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The claimant sustained a fall at work resulting in a comminuted fracture of the distal humerus.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured performed an ORIF.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that the procedure was performed improperly resulting in non-union.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/27/2001CAK-01-1561
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe3/21/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Perry, David
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
3/18/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$475,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,482
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,262
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$475,000 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/19/2005 2:04:01 PM
Reason for Change:made minor changes.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel019482
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid010262

 

 

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Dr. John Calleja Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CA-K-00469

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433810
Claim Number :0572MA2050-09B001
Date Submitted :12/21/2004
 
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
IndividualJohn Calleja
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed111112th St. #210
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0572MA2050$15,000,000$15,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME29485Internal Medicine - No Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MARINERS HOSPITAL100160
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/12/19989/30/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Late diagnosis of Addison's disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose Addison's disease-acute adrenal insufficiency
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Late diagnosis leading to death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/7/2000CA-K-00469
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe5/17/2001
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
5/17/2001
 
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$23,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$450,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$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. Lawrence Goldschlager Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-CA212M

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057721
Claim Number :NES-06-68145
Date Submitted :6/28/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLawrence Goldschlager
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed74 Tingler Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MarathonFL33050Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6500000204-061$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME12287Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/22/20064/5/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Kidney stones
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely consult or transfer to other facility resulting in sepsis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Sepsis - Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/3/200707-CA212M
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe6/23/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fisherman's Hospital
Stoll, M.D., Emma
Wolszczak, M.D., Andrew
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
8/27/2009
 
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$219,784
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$39,330
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.Consult was obtained and patient admitted.She deteriorated after admission under the care of co-defendant physicians.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Michael J Christian Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-CA-1482 K

Indemnity Paid: $275,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848886
Claim Number :40009189
Date Submitted :2/19/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertAWhite
Street Address
PO Box 4308
CityStateZip
Valley VillageCA91617
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 696 - 0288  rwhite@litneutral.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelJChristian
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedCommunity Hospital of New Port Richey
CityStateZip CodeCounty
New Port RicheyFL34656Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117773770000 0044$1,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7591Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
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
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/30/20019/24/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
An epidural abscess
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
laimant returned to the same ER four days later -- non-ambulatory, with a history of "neck" pain offered by his wife.Further work up revealed an epidural abscess resulting in cervical decompressive laminectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant was evaluated by our insured and discharged with a diagnosis of lumbar strain.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Claimant presented to the ER with non-radiating lower back pain reportedly after riding his bike two days earlier.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/30/20072007-CA-1482 K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe1/29/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/19/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$275,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$56,595
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,202
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
 
 
Date of Change:2/19/2010 10:23:10 AM
Reason for Change:The case originally was filed on 6/5/2004. When plaintiff died, the claim was dismissed and refiled as a wrongful death claim.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Severity of InjuryPermanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.Permanent: Death.
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4592256595
Indemnity Paid0275000
Insured Zip Code3304034656
Court Case Number44-2004-CA-367-k2007-CA-1482 K
Insured Address CountyMonroePasco
Insured Address Street5900 College RoadCommunity Hospital of New Port Richey
Date of Final Disposition25-OCT-0729-JAN-10
Date Suit Filed05-JUN-0430-OCT-07
Final DispositionNo Payment MadeSettled by parties
Insured Address CityKey WestNew Port Richey

 

 

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Dr. SHARON V WARD Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2005CA639K

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643500
Claim Number :275486
Date Submitted :2/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMary BOsborn
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 492 - 4604 (260) 486 - 0808mary.osborn@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSHARONVWARD
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3224 N ROOSEVELT BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
661314$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME81114Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
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
12/11/20032/22/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PREGNANCY
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
PRENATAL CARE AND DELIVERY OF INFANT
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE GESTATIONAL DIABETES LEADING TO INFANT INJURY
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/28/20052005CA639K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe12/4/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SWANSON, LINDA
RODRIGUEZ, BETH
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
12/4/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,341
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,592
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:2/5/2009 8:15:55 AM
Reason for Change:Updated ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1386828341
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid853814592

 

 

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Dr. Joanne F Mahoney Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA212-K

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201470087
Claim Number :168965
Date Submitted :8/18/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichelle Brown
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
CityStateZip
BirminghamAL35209
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(205) 802 - 4754  mibrown@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoanneFMahoney
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed95360 Overseas Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key LargoFL33037Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP39397$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47004Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (DADE)100022
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/5/200911/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to restart Coumadin, resulting in stroke.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to restart Coumadin, resulting in stroke.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to restart Coumadin, resulting in stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/2/20142012-CA212-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe3/2/2014
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
3/10/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$61,838
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$53,067
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel, and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/6/2014 3:55:41 PM
Reason for Change:updated
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid3474953065
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5563461639
 
Date of Change:8/18/2014 3:45:02 PM
Reason for Change:updated financials
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5306553067
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6163961838

 

 

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Dr. Robert Catana Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2009-CA-1244-K

Indemnity Paid: $240,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161506
Claim Number :1005495
Date Submitted :2/3/2012
 
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
IndividualRobert Catana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N Roosevelt Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL005277$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/31/20074/23/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left knee pain and swelling
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Arthroscopic chondroplasty of patella
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Negligent severing of patella tendon
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Need for corrective surgery; pain and suffering
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/14/20092009-CA-1244-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe8/31/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Key West Orthopaedics 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
8/31/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$240,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,696
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,746
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$140,000
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:2/3/2012 11:30:58 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1761518696
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid71088746

 

 

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Dr. JOHN NORRIS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 14-GA-000471-K

Indemnity Paid: $235,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471540
Claim Number :312256
Date Submitted :8/5/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffanyDTaylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748  TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOHN NORRIS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed508 Southard Street, Suite 103
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0070161$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME91477Internal Medicine - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityEmergency Room
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/12/201111/12/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with atypical symptoms of a stroke. The patient has significant neurologic deficits.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to recognize and treat an evolving stroke.
Diagnostic Code :101
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient presented with atypical symptoms of a stroke. The patient has significant neurologic deficits.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/15/201414-GA-000471-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe7/25/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Key West HMA, LLC dba Lower Keys Medical Center
Radisphere National Radiology Group, Inc.
Schultz, M.D., Sandy
Radiology in Paradise LLC
Handler, M.D., Stephen
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
OtherVoluntary Dismissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/28/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$235,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$33,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$235,000
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Victor J Genchi Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007 ca 1368k

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953887
Claim Number :59138701
Date Submitted :6/9/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PHYSICIANS INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
13-4235490 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesCO'Hare
Street Address
3200 NE 14th st
CityStateZip
Pompano BeachFL33062
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 5610 (954) 788 - 5367johare@picinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVictorJGenchi
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8 boulder dr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
key westFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
133154$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57874Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTH SYSTEM FLORIDA KEYS100195
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otheremergency room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/10/20067/31/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly diagnose a rare thoracicepidural abcess leading to lower extremity parasthesia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
alleged failure to properly investigate a systemic infection
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to diagnose a thoracic epidural abcess based on complaints of backpain and history of straining his back while working as a lobsterman.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
parastesia of lower extremities
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
11/7/20072007 ca 1368k
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe4/30/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HMA lower keysmedical center
Miranda, alex a
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
4/30/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$49,610
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$21,408
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
No advices provided to Dr Genchi
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Clorinda M Robles Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 00-CAM-00348

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746756
Claim Number :E28234-01
Date Submitted :3/2/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualClorindaMRobles
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10003 South Jamestown Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TulsaOK74137Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1010080-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME59734Anesthesiology0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/1/19996/4/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with impingement tenosynovitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent arthroscopy of the left shoulder and following surgery met extubation criteria and subsequently extubated.Immediately after the extubation, the patient became laryngospastic.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged inappropriate extubation resulted in laryngospasm and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/21/200000-CAM-00348
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe8/10/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Halterman, Mark W
Marathon Anesthesia Associates, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/20/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$71,626
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$24,574
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/2/2009 10:49:07 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6607671626
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1878324574

 

 

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Dr. Mark W Halterman Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 00-CAM-00348

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746764
Claim Number :E28234-02
Date Submitted :3/2/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarkWHalterman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10003 South Jamestown Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TulsaOK74137Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1009683-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64857Anesthesiology0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/1/199912/3/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with impingement tenosynovitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent arthroscopy of the left shoulder.Following surgery, the patient met extubation criteria and was extubated.Subsequent to extubation, the patient became laryngospastic.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged inappropriate extubation resulted in laryngospasm and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/21/200000-CAM-00348
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe8/10/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Robles, Clorinda M
Marathon Anesthesia Associates, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/20/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$72,841
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$20,184
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/2/2009 11:08:29 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6729272841
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1439320184

 

 

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Dr. ROBERT CATANA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-912-K

Indemnity Paid: $210,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368656
Claim Number :1008667-01
Date Submitted :1/22/2014
 
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
IndividualROBERT CATANA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N Roosevelt Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL005277$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/9/20104/26/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left knee pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper performance
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pain and suffering; additional surgery
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/21/20122012-CA-912-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe10/4/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Key West Orthopaedics 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
10/4/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$210,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$22,435
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,875
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$23,000
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:1/22/2014 3:22:25 PM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2143322435
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid83098875

 

 

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Dr. SUSAN HANCOCK-MAURER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 44-2010-CA-000883

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264230
Claim Number :2010-PL-01145
Date Submitted :6/29/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLynette Corbitt
Street Address
105 Westpark Dr. Suite 200
CityStateZip
BrentwoodTN37027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 7825 (615) 376 - 3367corbitlc@asgr.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN HANCOCK-MAURER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed105 Westpark Dr Ste 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrentwoodTN37027Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
644-0015$1,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA9101946General Preventative Medicine - No Surgery9101946

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Locationjail
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherMonroe County Jail
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/16/20092/10/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was examined by medical staff in the jail infirmary.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with a uterine tract infection initially.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ruptured ectopic pregnancy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/9/201044-2010-CA-000883
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe5/29/2012
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,927
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
Counseling and in-service training of medical staff.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Scott Kennedy Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 44-2010-CA-000883

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264231
Claim Number :2010-PL-01145
Date Submitted :6/29/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLynette Corbitt
Street Address
105 Westpark Dr. Suite 200
CityStateZip
BrentwoodTN37027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 7825 (615) 376 - 3367corbitlc@asgr.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScott Kennedy
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed26601 AIRPORT ROAD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Punta GordaFL33982Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
644-0015$1,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME46468Physicians or Surgeons46468

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Locationjail
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherMonroe County Jail
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/16/20092/10/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was examined by medical staff in the jail infirmary.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was diagnosed with a uterine tract infection initially.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ruptured ectopic pregnancy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/9/201044-2010-CA-000883
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe5/29/2012
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/29/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,927
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
Counseling and in-service training of medical staff.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Rhoda Smith Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-CA-1181K

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263598
Claim Number :35577-01
Date Submitted :4/20/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRhoda Smith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17171 Marlin Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Sugarloaf KeyFL33042Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99081$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME87952Surgery - General80143

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTH SYSTEM FLORIDA KEYS100195
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/13/20054/25/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Colonic volvulus, necrotic right colon.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right hemicolectomy, small bowel resection.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient developed post-op mesenteric vein thrombosis which required transfer to Baptist Hospital.On transferring back to Lower Keys Medical Center, nurses failed to note different Heparin protocol from Baptist and administered excess Heparin.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed right gluteal hematoma and alleges injury to sciatic nerve.Insured ordered correct Heparin protocol but nurses never changed Baptist bag with higher Heparin concentration.
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
10/4/20072007-CA-1181K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe4/3/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/3/2012
 
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$273,863
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$234,084
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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. Matthew T Reid Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2008-CA-1419-K

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058976
Claim Number :NES-07-79007
Date Submitted :11/2/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-3990058 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMatthewTReid
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5555 College Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EFCP222$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9716Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/16/20066/2/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Headache, double vision, dizziness
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Diagnosed with ophthalmologic migraine
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Incorrect diagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Subarachnoid hemorrahge
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/4/20082008-CA-1419-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe10/29/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
1/7/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$141,872
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$41,483
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. David C Perry Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-1240-K

Indemnity Paid: $135,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201469876
Claim Number :1008929-01
Date Submitted :4/16/2014
 
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
IndividualDavidCPerry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N Roosevelt Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL004449 $250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME73883Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/23/20116/26/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fractured tibia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Open reduction & internal fixation
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Mal-uion of fracture; need for surgical repair
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
11/2/20122012-CA-1240-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe2/21/2014
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
2/18/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$135,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,859
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,389
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$109,000
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:4/16/2014 12:06:12 PM
Reason for Change:Correct insured zip code
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Insured Zip Code3304933040

 

 

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Dr. Martin I Perlmutter Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CO-K 03-688

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535082
Claim Number :A03-27683-02
Date Submitted :5/3/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMartinIPerlmutter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2601 N. FLagler Drive, SUite 203
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33407Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
37198$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME80465Ophthalmology - Minor Surgery80289

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilitySurgery Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/29/20021/14/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient wanted to correct vision.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lasik Surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Complication arose during Lasik surgery, which necessitated a second surgery that resulted in vision problems.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/27/2003CO-K 03-688
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe4/6/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Oppenheimer, D.O., Stephen
Oppenheimer, Daren
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
4/6/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,932
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$20,451
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$125,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Cornell Calinescu Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CAM-06-0000171

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849162
Claim Number :NES-XS-05-68814
Date Submitted :4/7/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCornell Calinescu
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed201 Golden Isles Drive Apt. 207
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HallandaleFL33009Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6500000256-071$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME87540Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/23/20048/2/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Testicular torsion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Diagnosis related
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of one testicle
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
12/10/2006CAM-06-0000171
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe4/4/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
2/26/2008
 
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$31,176
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,429
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. William M Whitley Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004-CA-1267-K

Indemnity Paid: $95,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639288
Claim Number :ASG-SIR03-30989
Date Submitted :1/25/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
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
IndividualWilliamMWhitley
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed41 First Street B.C.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
679-1649$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME14837Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Prison 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/26/20029/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Inmate with history of epilepsy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleging improper reduction of dosage for seizure medication
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Medication related
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Inmate fell and suffered left femoral fracture
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/30/20042004-CA-1267-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe1/21/2006
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
1/10/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$95,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,763
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,562
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
 
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Dr. DAVID ERLANDSON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03 CA 363K

Indemnity Paid: $85,000.00

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Department File Number :M200639693
Claim Number :40-007746
Date Submitted :2/28/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDAVID ERLANDSON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed811 3RD ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040-5554Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
117773770000-0044$1,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54878Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTH SYSTEM FLORIDA KEYS100195
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/4/20021/28/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ruptured appendix with diffuse peritonitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic appendectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The diagnosis of appendicitis was not readily apparent at the time of insured physician?s evaluations of the claimant.The complaint alleges failure to properly diagnose the symptoms of acute appendicitis; timely perform diagnosistic tests; timely consult with a surgeon and/or other medical specialists; timely treat a ruptured appendix; and to mitigate the effects of a ruptured appendix with proper antibiotics and /or surgery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Extended hospital stay and shunt infection, which may not have occurred had the appendix been removed timely.Claimant claims that she had to undergo shunt revision, continues to receive treatment for her shunt and must continuously follow up with her neuropsychologists and neurologist.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/27/200303 CA 363K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe1/13/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Langley, JohnC
National Emergency Services, Inc.
Lower Keys Medical Center
The Galleon Resort Condominium Association, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/16/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$85,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,733
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,330
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$78,000$0
Wage Loss$10,450$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A.
 
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