Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Okeechobee County Florida

Dr. Richard A James Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2000-CA-295

Indemnity Paid: $895,963.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639632
Claim Number :A99-21729-98
Date Submitted :2/23/2006
 
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
IndividualRichardAJames
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed210 W N Park St, Ste 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
25926$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66880Surgery - General80143

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/10/199811/15/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Rib fractures and avulsion fracture of right wrist.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent serial x-rays during hospitalization.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It is alleged that the insured failed to evaluate and treat chest trauma and left empyema.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/1/20012000-CA-295
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee1/26/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gateway Medical Group
Columbia Raulerson Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/26/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$895,963
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$154,340
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$73,397
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$895,963
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. ABUL F MOHAMMED ALI Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004CA123

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639901
Claim Number :20035-01
Date Submitted :3/13/2006
 
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
IndividualABULFMOHAMMED ALI
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed225 NE 19TH DRIVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OKEECHOBEEFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126316$500,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME60462Neurology - Including Child - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionRAULERSON HOSPITAL
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/25/20026/20/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The claimant presented with a three day history of facial drooping on the right as well as weakness in the right arm and leg.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured performed a neurological evaluation and referred the claimant for various studies to rule out an acute cerebral vascualr event.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured misdiagnosed claimant with Bells palsy. Claimant actually was undergoing acute cerebral bascular event.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that the insured mistook an evolving CVA for a Bells palsy and thus denied the patient possible further treatment which resulted in the condition to worsen to a semi-comatose state.
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
4/5/20042004CA123
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee3/13/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
RAULERSON HOSPITAL
PICERNE, STEVEN D
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES, P.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
3/13/2006
 
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$76,184
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$22,685
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.$250,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Ramakrishna Kothalanka Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007 CA 150

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849936
Claim Number :9891
Date Submitted :6/23/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PHYSICIANS PREFERRED INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
27-0087259 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaxAHorovitz
Street Address
9310 Old Kings Rd South Suite 702
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32257
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(940) 332 - 7841 (904) 332 - 7842mhorovitz@physicianspreferred.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRamakrishna Kothalanka
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed107 NE 19th Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34572Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10016$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74179Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery.NOC classification. 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/30/20041/11/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Morbid Obesity
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gastric bypass surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat bowel perforation and sepsis.
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
5/21/20072007 CA 150
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee5/27/2008
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/27/2008
 
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$55,431
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None known
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Manuel G Garcia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2011-CA-197

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263125
Claim Number :36864
Date Submitted :6/25/2012
 
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
IndividualManuelGGarcia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed312 NW 5th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1602622 01$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21272Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/12/20103/1/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hernia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic hernia repair
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly perform procedure
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Sepsis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/21/20112011-CA-197
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee5/29/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Moyer, MD, Philip W
Sun Surgical LLC
Okeechobee Medical Partners
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
2/29/2012
 
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$32,301
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,627
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,233,550$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$250,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/25/2012 2:04:31 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 05/29/12
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition29-FEB-1229-MAY-12

 

 

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Dr. ELIZABETH QUINTO Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2013 ca 53

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368820
Claim Number :C152382
Date Submitted :10/29/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ADMIRAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2235730 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDianeMPucci
Street Address
1000 Howard Boulevard
CityStateZip
Mt. LaurelNJ08054
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(856) 857 - 3375 (856) 429 - 3630dpucci@admiralins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualELIZABETH QUINTO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed575 S.W. 28TH STREET
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OKEECHOBEEFL34979Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EO000012541-03$250,000$2,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
TREASURE COAST CENTER FOR SURGERY272
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherRAULERSON HOSPITAL (NOT IN YOUR LIST)
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/15/20119/13/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PRESENTED TO ER OF RAULERSON HOSPITAL WITH COMPLAINTS OF UPPER RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
GIVEN ROCEPHIN.PATIENT SUFFERED AN ALLERGIC REACTION WHICH LED TO AN AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
MEDICAL TEAMS ATTEMPT TO RESUSICATE, VENTILATE AND INTUBATE THE DECEDENT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL DUE TO A SWOLLEN EPIGLOTTIS AND VOCAL CORDS WHICH PREVENTED INTUBATION.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT DIED.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/22/20122013 ca 53
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee10/11/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/17/2013
 
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$33,845
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Leland Heller Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2001-CA22

Indemnity Paid: $197,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851282
Claim Number :23052-01
Date Submitted :11/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLeland Heller
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1713 Hwy 441 N, Ste E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
23526$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36675Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/5/19989/14/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with chest pain and shortness of breath.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It is alleged that the insured failed to diagnose the patient's condition, resulting in a delay in diagnosing myocardial infarction.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Myocardial infarction.
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
1/20/20012001-CA22
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee10/9/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Okeechobee Family Practice, P.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
10/9/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$197,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$141,975
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$111,884
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$197,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
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. Christopher Mavroides Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010CA501

Indemnity Paid: $195,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160771
Claim Number :40033-01
Date Submitted :6/8/2011
 
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
IndividualChristopher Mavroides
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1713 N 441, Ste A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
9060$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55332Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/16/20084/8/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Bronchitis, sinusitis and hypothyroid.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
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
10/4/20102010CA501
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee5/19/2011
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
5/19/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$195,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$6,796
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,620
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$195,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,225$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. Steven D Picerne Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004CA123

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640283
Claim Number :A03-29695-02
Date Submitted :4/17/2006
 
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 Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenDPicerne
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed919 SE PARKWAY DR
CityStateZip CodeCounty
STUARTFL34996-3206Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
57714$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84506Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

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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
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/25/200211/6/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient had complaints of right side drooping of her face, confusion and an inability to walk unassisted.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
An alleged delay in reading Doppler and CT scan of brain caused delay in treatment of condition.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right side paralysis, slurred speech, inability to eat without PEG tube.
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
5/19/20042004CA123
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee3/17/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ali, M.D., Abdul
Raulerson Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/17/2006
 
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$48,689
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,808
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
 
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Dr. ROBERT D MARSHALL Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2005-CA-164

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056435
Claim Number :002 05 198148
Date Submitted :2/4/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1610280 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSHAWN FOURNIER
Street Address
P.O. BOX 740174
CityStateZip
ATLANTAGA30374
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(678) 393 - 4046  sfournie@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROBERTDMARSHALL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed400 E. COLONIAL DRIVE, UNIT 310
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ORLANDOFL32806Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HPC 02936449$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66823Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/5/200112/31/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CHEST X-RAY WAS ORDERED TO CLEAR PATIENT FOR A BLADDER OPERATION.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
READ CHEST X-RAY
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT HAD A CHEST X-RAY READ BY DR. MARSHALL ON 10/5/01.IT IS ALLEGED THAT DR. MARSHALL FAILED TO NOTE A MASS IN THE LEFT UPPER LOBE OF THE PATIENT'S LEFT LUNG.NEGLIGENCE IS ALLEGED FOR FAILING TO TIMELY DIAGNOSE LUNG CANCER.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/13/20052005-CA-164
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee1/20/2010
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
1/20/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$26,359
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,555
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$75,000
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
 
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Dr. Laszlo J Mate Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2001ca246

Indemnity Paid: $60,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744453
Claim Number :24-01L206816/833559
Date Submitted :2/14/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507rthomps2@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLaszloJMate
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed927 45TH ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WEST PALM BEACHFL33407-2450Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSP 3000355$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58250Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/22/19994/18/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with a severe headache.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ER doctor ordered CT scan which was read negative and patient was sent home.Patient followed up with his primary care physician, who ordered a neurological consult.Patient still suffered after treatment from neurologist (not our insured). A second consult was arranged with Dr. Mate.Dr. Mate started him on atenolol and maxalt and gave patient a list of foods to avoid, also had an MRI done.MRI showed a type of brain stem malformation.Insured felt patient's malformation was mild.Patient's condition improved vastly.This was the only visit patient made to our insured.
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Three months later patient's mother found him laying on the floor, unresponsive.He was taken to the Emergency room.Autopsy listed cause of death as chronic bacterial meningitis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/6/20012001ca246
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee5/29/2003
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Aldana, Peter
Sanchez, Danilo
Okeechobee Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/29/2003
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$60,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$88,787
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,448
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$30,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$30,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Tahir Naeem Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2008CA444

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954048
Claim Number :36883-01
Date Submitted :6/23/2009
 
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
IndividualTahir Naeem
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed265 NE 19th Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34972Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98475$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71683Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA RAULERSON HOSPITAL100252
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/31/20073/26/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Overdose of flexerol and alcohol.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to properly address deteriorating respiratory status; which is disputed, resulting in death.
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
9/11/20082008CA444
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee6/1/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Columbia Raulerson Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/1/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,903
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,409
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$50,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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