Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Nassau County Florida

Dr. Harvey G Phillips Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 12-CA-681

Indemnity Paid: $2,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367828
Claim Number :35355/41536
Date Submitted :7/29/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarveyGPhillips
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4800 Belfort Rd., Ste. 300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32256Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600542 08$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME97783Surgery - Gastroenterology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FNassau
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU100140
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/4/20109/20/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Intractable abdominal pain and possible non-specific hepatic bile dilation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Endoscopy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly perform procedure.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Duodenal perforation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/5/201212-CA-681
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau7/19/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Borland Groover Clinic
Baptist Medical Center - Nassau
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/11/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$66,554
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,563
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$2,084,529$0
Wage Loss$0$1,000,000
Other Expenses$0$1,000,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Edmund McGrath Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-CA-287-DIV4

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955075
Claim Number :34012-01
Date Submitted :10/6/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEdmund McGrath
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11437 Central Parkway, Ste 105
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32224Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98026$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50062Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FNassau
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU100140
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/31/20064/10/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fibroid uterus, chronic pelvic pain and menorrhagia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
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
6/11/200808-CA-287-DIV4
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau9/14/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baptist Medical Center-Nassau
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/14/2009
 
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$26,536
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,533
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$50,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Edward Tribuzio Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-CA-792

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058059
Claim Number :38327-01
Date Submitted :7/22/2010
 
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
IndividualEdward Tribuzio
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1340 S 18th Street, Ste 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fernandina BeachFL32034Nassau
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
47763$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42515Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MNassau
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
8/16/20052/20/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to have a punch biopsy performed on a mole.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A punch biopsy was performed and found later to be melanoma after allegedly failing to timely examine the specimen.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failing to timely diagnose melanoma from the specimen following a punch biopsy.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient eventually expired from the spread of melanoma.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/14/200909-CA-792
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau7/12/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
LabCorp, Inc.
Diamon Systems, Inc.
Eng, M.D., William
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/12/2010
 
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$6,517
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,368
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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. John D Muir Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2013-CA-32

Indemnity Paid: $235,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368674
Claim Number :41555
Date Submitted :10/18/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohnDMuir
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed841 Prudential Dr., Ste. 1802
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32207Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600517 10$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME60704Pulmonary Diseases - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MNassau
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU100140
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/21/20106/8/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Broken left arm
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly medicate and monitor patient
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Overmedication
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
1/16/20132013-CA-32
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau10/2/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Blecha, MD, Richard
Tribizio, MD, Edward
Baptist - Nassau
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
10/2/2013
 
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$59,166
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,222
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$39,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Edward Tribuzio Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2013-CA-32-A

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368788
Claim Number :43226-02
Date Submitted :10/25/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEdward Tribuzio
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1340 S 18th Street, Suite 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fernandina BeachFL32034Nassau
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
47763$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42515Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MNassau
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU100140
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/21/20106/22/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Mentally retarded adult presented for surgical repair of a left comminuted humeral fracture.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegations of a prematue discharge as attending hospitalist.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Re-injury of the fracture requiring additional treatment.
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
1/22/20132013-CA-32-A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau10/11/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Blecha, M.D., Richard M
Muir, M.D., John
Baptist Medical Center-Nassau
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
10/11/2013
 
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$45,367
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,957
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. William F Drewry Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-CA-00162

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057262
Claim Number :22403
Date Submitted :6/14/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWilliamFDrewry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4800 Belfort Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32256Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600542 03$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69725Surgery - Gastroenterology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MNassau
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU100140
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/1/20057/22/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Rectal bleeding
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Colonoscopy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly perform procedure
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Perforation
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/22/20072007-CA-00162
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Nassau6/3/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Borland Groover Clinic
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/6/2010
 
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$81,304
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,151
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/14/2010 10:20:55 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 6/3/10
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition06-MAY-1003-JUN-10

 

 

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