Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Pinellas County Florida

Dr. Joseph R Patterson Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-5012CI-13

Indemnity Paid: $10,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643464
Claim Number :MM242494
Date Submitted :12/11/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLinda MMurray
Street Address
Ten Parkway N., Suite 100
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6082 (847) 572 - 6338murray@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosephRPatterson
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed542 Tapiato Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PoincianaFL34759Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM-810999$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME9314Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/19/20042/9/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant entered ER for x-rays to look for free intraperitoneal air.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-rays were taken.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
X-rays were misread.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Insured misread x-rays which led to a delay in diagnosis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/31/200606-5012CI-13
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas12/8/2006
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
12/11/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$10,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$1,000,000
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
None.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Edison K Azenha Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 00-8274-CI-20

Indemnity Paid: $4,759,597.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200641001
Claim Number :E27254-01
Date Submitted :1/10/2007
 
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
IndividualEdisonKAzenha
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3102 Jackson Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33133Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-3002228-00$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME73973Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/20/19986/24/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fibroid uterus
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Hysterectomy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose a bowel perforation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Sepsis, colostomy and amputation of two digits
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
12/12/200000-8274-CI-20
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas5/31/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
A Women's Health & Pregnancy Center
Sider, Todd
West Coast Surgical Specialists
Haicken, Barry N
Largo Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/7/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,759,597
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$279,324
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$287,330
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,759,597
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:10/17/2006 10:13:17 AM
Reason for Change:"Loss Adjusted/Counsel" and "Other Loss Adjustment" has been increased due to additional invoices being paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid275885302893
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel269135279324
 
Date of Change:1/10/2007 11:47:16 AM
Reason for Change:"Other Loss Adjustment" decreased due to reimbursements being made.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid302893287330

 

 

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Dr. DANUTA JACKSON-CURTIS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-008570 CI-021

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538886
Claim Number :40-009108
Date Submitted :12/14/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDANUTA JACKSON-CURTIS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed28960 US Hwy. 19 North Suite 115
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33761Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61310Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
ALL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL100250
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/29/20029/16/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Autopsy Report indicated: 1.Bronchopneumonia, bilateral, moderate 2. Acute fulminant lymphocytic myocarditis 3.Congestive hepatosplenomegaly.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Claimant contends that the child's respiratory distress was misdiagnosed as acute bronchospasm when it was actually a result of congestive heart failure brought on by lymphocytic myocarditis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The child was dehydrated and was treated for dehydration with fluids.While a possibility, viral myocarditis would have been way down the list of suspicion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The autopsy indicates the cause of death was Myocarditis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/31/200303-008570 CI-021
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/20/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Emergency Associates for Medicine, Inc.
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/26/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$469,961
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$99,957
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$3,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$63,842$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$3,469$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This is a risk management issue.There are no risk management services available to the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. E K EASTER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 99-006161

Indemnity Paid: $1,945,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534309
Claim Number :DNT 13021863-10-97
Date Submitted :2/8/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CINCINNATI INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
31-0542366 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDanielRWalsh
Street Address
6200 South Gilmore Rd
CityStateZip
FairfieldOH45014
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(513) 870 - 2728 (513) 603 - 5157dan_walsh@cinfin.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEKEASTER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7401 8TH ST N
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ST PETERSBURGFL33702Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
DNT 130 21 86$2,000,000$2,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN5475DentistsAE5062726

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
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
3/10/19974/16/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to daignose
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose a virulent infectio in the jaw which communicated to the basilar artery resulting in rupture and death.
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
11/19/199999-006161
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/13/2001
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Broome, Craig C
Miller, R H
Northeast Dental Associates
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
OtherDismissal with Prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/12/2001
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,945,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,950
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,110
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$8,500$0
Wage Loss$100,000$1,836,500
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Revised pre-screen proceedures
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. WILLIAM S MAISTRELLIS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # None

Indemnity Paid: $1,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433406
Claim Number :00001
Date Submitted :11/11/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Sugical Associates Of West FloridaPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-3317557ME19478 & ME31191
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbara  Knapp
Street Address
1106 Druid Rd So Suite 301
CityStateZip
ClearwaterFL33756
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 446 - 5681128(727) 442 - 5505bperris@tbi.net
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWILLIAMSMAISTRELLIS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1106 Druid Rd So
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33756Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
00001$25,000,000$750,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME19478Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL100127
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/30/20021/23/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
444.21 Upper embolism of Artery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
34101 Brachial Embolectomy 24495 Fasciotomy75658 Operative Arteriogarm
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure Timely to intervene to correct a thromboembolus in Mrs Holobicky's arm.
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical damage

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/23/2004None
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas6/21/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After arbitration is initiated or prior to 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
6/21/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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
Notification to Physician in a timely manaor for ER
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Paul B Goldenfarb Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-3503-CI21

Indemnity Paid: $1,100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744963
Claim Number :26169-01
Date Submitted :3/23/2007
 
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
IndividualPaulBGoldenfarb
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1200 Druid Road, South, Ste 8
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33756Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
04126$1,500,000$4,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME24039Internal Medicine - No Surgery80259

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL100127
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/13/20025/13/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stage II colon cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Chemotherapy consisting of 5FU and leucovorin.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This 58 year old married female was hospitalized from chemotherapy induced diarrhea with weakness and dehydration and ultimately expired from a pulmonary embolism.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/9/200404-3503-CI21
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas3/5/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Kudelko, D.O., Paul E
Morton Plant Mease Healthcare
McCance, M.D., Gigi
Gonzalez, A.R.N.P., Elizabeth
Patel, M.D., Hitesh
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
3/5/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,765
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$15,438
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,100,000
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. Raymond Perez Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 05006301C-013

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747518
Claim Number :32130-02
Date Submitted :10/31/2007
 
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
IndividualRaymond Perez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 5300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Spring HillFL34611Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98561$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8252Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery80280

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPasco
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF NEW PORT RICHEY100191
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/10/20043/2/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting and was ultimately diagnosed with a 90% occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery.
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 a 90% occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery on a CT of the abdomen/pelvis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Development of ischemic colitis, resulting in need for 2 surgeries to include a bowel transplant.
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
9/23/200505006301C-013
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/11/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ledesma, M.D., Dwayne
Freedland, D.O., Curtis
Barnes, M.D., Elbert
Lura, M.D., Glen
Klibanoff, M.D., Alan
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
10/11/2007
 
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$77,267
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$104,297
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
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. Oscar Del Rio Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-003597-CI-11

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851264
Claim Number :EMC-03XS-74279
Date Submitted :11/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
75-173235SI
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
IndividualOscar Del Rio
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1712 Glen Echo Way
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MariettaGA30062Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EMC-2003-Excess$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME81707Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEASE HOSPITAL - DUNEDIN100043
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/9/200310/7/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pain in right lower groin
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delay in diagnosis of ruptured iliac artery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis
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
5/13/200404-003597-CI-11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/30/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Morton Plant Mease Healthacare
Tampa Bay Womens Care
Wolff, Joy L
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
5/4/2007
 
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$29,587
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$22,929
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. MICHAEL MASTRY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-579CI11

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851071
Claim Number :03-0327A
Date Submitted :10/7/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCECILIA SALA
Street Address
4211 BOYSCOUT BLVD., STE. 160
CityStateZip
TAMPAFL33624
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 874 - 0768 (813) 874 - 0710csala@che.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMICHAEL MASTRY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed700 Central Avenue, Suite 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33701Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
031-0350$1,000,000$30,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME56298Gynecology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/2/20038/5/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient with pre-eclampsia admitted to rule out eclampsia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Emergent c-section performed after patient coded, unsuccessful resuscitative attempts. Infant intubated, coded, and subsequently expired at another facility.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to monitor patient led to demise of mother and infant.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Maternal and infant deaths due to complications of pregnancy-related hypertension.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/26/200606-579CI11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/18/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bayview OB/GYN, PA
McNeill, Jr., Thomas
Bayfront Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/18/2008
 
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$142,425
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$3,092,434
Other Expenses$531,638$407,335
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Defense counsel discussed claim with physician.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. HAROLD J COLBASSANI Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 99-07409

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433465
Claim Number :MM00005701-405299
Date Submitted :11/22/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN CONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
44-0648645 
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
IndividualHAROLDJCOLBASSANI
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed32615 US HIGHWAY 19 N
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PALM HARBORFL34684-3176Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM00005701$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58082Surgery - Neurology - Including Child01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT JOSEPH HOSP. OF PORT CHARLOTTE100077
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/3/19985/24/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Revision of brain shunt
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Revision of brain shunt
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleging exacerbation of underlying neurological condition.
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
5/10/200099-07409
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/20/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Deweese, William
St. Joseph's 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
10/20/2004
 
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$110,301
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,040
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$98,000$212,000
Wage Loss$96,000$494,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None known
 
Updates
 
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Dr. ROBERT P NANTAIS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-9397-CI-11

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640500
Claim Number :B02-26546-00
Date Submitted :5/5/2006
 
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
IndividualROBERTPNANTAIS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2191 Ninth Avenue North, Ste 120
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33713Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
33501$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64261Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
EDWARD WHITE HOSPITAL100239
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/18/20007/9/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Reoccuring left hip dislocations.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Left total hip revision.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
A 57 year old married female developed a post-operative MRSA wound infection, which ultimately required hemipelvectomy.
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
1/13/200302-9397-CI-11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas4/7/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Edward White 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
4/7/2006
 
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$114,044
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$47,231
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Michael Lawless Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-7763-CI-20

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642631
Claim Number :03-3101
Date Submitted :10/13/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCECILIA SALA
Street Address
4211 BOYSCOUT BLVD., STE. 160
CityStateZip
TAMPAFL33624
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 874 - 0768 (813) 874 - 0710csala@che.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichael Lawless
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed603 7th ST S, Suite # 360
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33701Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
031-0350$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME75819Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Department
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/20/20015/27/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Presented to the ED with headache, nausea and vomiting.Blood Glucose level was 729.Diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis.Transferred to All Children's Hospital for further care.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
During transport to All Children's Hospital, the patient had a seizure with bilateral upper extremity posturing and no response to pain stimuli.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Allegedly, the 9-year-old child sustained brain stem herniation syndrome and is severely neurologically impaired.
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
10/3/200303-7763-CI-20
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/27/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Estate of Sheree English, RN
Bayfront Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/18/2006
 
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$131,751
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$5,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,249,876$0
Wage Loss$0$1,734,852
Other Expenses$0$25,213,272
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Defense counsel discussed the case with the physician.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Jeffrey Marder Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 10-17850-CI-19

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263502
Claim Number :2010-09-300-0006
Date Submitted :4/11/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaulJMasterson
Street Address
DULAC, Inc. PO Box 18606
CityStateZip
TampaFL33679
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 545 - 1061  paul.masterson@dulaccorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffrey Marder
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12225 28th Street N., Suite #A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33716Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
839-6469$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45544Anesthesiology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityBayfront Same Day Surgery
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/26/20103/31/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Management of neck pain from workplace accident/fall.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient admitted for performance of left C4-7 facet block under fluoroscopy.Procedure performed by pain management physician.Dr. Marder evaluated the patientand cleared the patient.The patient was noted to have absence of respiratory effort at the end of the procedure.Dr. Marder assisted with resuscitation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis of the patient's condition.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Anoxic encephalopathy.
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
12/29/201010-17850-CI-19
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas3/15/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Trimble, Gerald
West Florida Pain Management, P.A.
Woods, Thomas
Swymer, Robert
Bayfront Anesthesia Services, P.A.
Bayfront Same Day Surgery, LLC
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
3/15/2012
 
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$43,132
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$1,400,000$2,500,000
Wage Loss$30,000$250,000
Other Expenses$0$5,000,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Defense counsel discussed case with physician including monitoring and supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Beth A Girgis Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 10-14334CI-19

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368647
Claim Number :1012875-01
Date Submitted :10/16/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-6021331 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPamelaAPrudlow
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Ft. WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0370 (260) 486 - 0785pamela.prudlow@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBethAGirgis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed701 Sixth Street South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33701Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HN006333$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME92385Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/30/20092/6/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Presented to ER with ankle fracture from accident.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Pain medications given.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to appropriately monitor patient after administering pain medication.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Respiratory arrest and brain damage.
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
9/24/201010-14334CI-19
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/16/2013
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
8/20/2013
 
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$16,145
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Michael J Antonelli Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 12-8055-CI-21

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368464
Claim Number :1012854-01
Date Submitted :9/24/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-6021331 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPamelaAPrudlow
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Ft. WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0370 (260) 486 - 0785pamela.prudlow@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelJAntonelli
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed701 Sixth Street South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33701Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HN006333$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS10636Anesthesiology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Recovery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/13/20112/27/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
History of heart condition. Elective hernia repair.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Anesthesia for hernia surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to administer appropriate medications to patient post-op.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardiac arrest and permanent brain injury.
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
7/11/201212-8055-CI-21
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas8/26/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pedro J. Morales, MD, PA
Freddie L. McRae, MD, PA
Morales, Pedro J
McRae, Freddie L
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
8/5/2013
 
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$30,224
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/24/2013 4:38:24 PM
Reason for Change:Needed to add amount paid for non-economic loss.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss01000000

 

 

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Dr. Cheryl Quigley Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CRC-02-10343-CI

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849227
Claim Number :223350
Date Submitted :4/16/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 99886216(866) 636 - 5421alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheryl Quigley
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1551 West Bay Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LargoFL33770Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0059463$2,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64214Internal Medicine - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/12/20008/29/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hyponatremia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Sodium replacement
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cognitive impairment from development of central pontine myelinolysis
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
2/10/2003CRC-02-10343-CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas4/1/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ettien, M.D., James
Stenzel, M.D., Michael
Diagnostic Clinic
Seltzer, D.O., Steven
Bowers, M.D., Ronald
Averill, M.D., Francis
Huffman, M.D., Cynthia
Largo Medical Center
Weot, M.D., Christine
Rehab Associates of West Florida, P.A.
HealthSouth Corporation
HealthSouth Rehabilitative Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/1/2008
 
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$45,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$275,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$300,000$0
Wage Loss$300,000$0
Other Expenses$100,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. SHAW ZHOU Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 12-001807

Indemnity Paid: $965,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201470850
Claim Number :FP4326101
Date Submitted :5/20/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSHAW ZHOU
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5747 38th Avenue North
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CL104519$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84499Surgery - Urological 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL100180
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/17/20126/22/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Non-functioning right kidney.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Robotic assisted right nephrectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Transection of the left renal vein.
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
3/7/201412-001807
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas5/14/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Urology Specialists of West Florida, LLP
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
5/14/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$965,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$6,699
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,955
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Michael A Depauw Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-3192-CI19

Indemnity Paid: $850,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851266
Claim Number :EMC-AO-05-37550-MAD
Date Submitted :11/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
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
IndividualMichaelADepauw
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6028 Strafford Oaks Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SebringFL33875Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-3$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6141Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL100238
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/25/20044/11/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stroke
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Right sided paralysis and severe expressive aphasia
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
5/8/200606-3192-CI19
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/30/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Arias, Ramona
Physicians Providers
Northside 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/19/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$850,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$102,821
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,679
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. Tomas Paz Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 025222CI-11

Indemnity Paid: $825,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432211
Claim Number :SHI-01-0028
Date Submitted :7/28/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2328900 
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
IndividualTomas Paz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1201 89th Avenue North
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33702Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SUN000020$1,000,000$2,550,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME28006Anesthesiology - Pain Management 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL100180
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/19/20012/22/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Rotator cuff surgery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged over medication post surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
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
7/1/2002025222CI-11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas7/9/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Galencare, Inc.
Galen of Florida, Inc.
Tampa Bay Health System, Inc.
HCA Inc.
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
4/14/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$825,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$51,747
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$66,558
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. Pedro Duarte Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-7990CI-08

Indemnity Paid: $800,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850213
Claim Number :32827-01
Date Submitted :7/16/2008
 
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
IndividualPedro Duarte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 7487
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Wesley ChapelFL33543Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
20967$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME26072Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery80280

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL100180
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/19/20047/21/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pulmonary emboli in 38 year old female.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT angiogram interpreted via teleradiology as negative for pulmonary embolus.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
"Limited study"No pulmonary embolus in CT scan when patient did have PE.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death of 38 year old female.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/12/200504-7990CI-08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas6/26/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Saint Petersburg Hospital
Cristescu, M.D., Mircea
Uppal, M.D., Neelam
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
6/26/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$800,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,856
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,244
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$800,000
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. Michael A Depauw Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06006548ci015

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851274
Claim Number :EMC-AO-05-41736
Date Submitted :11/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
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
IndividualMichaelADepauw
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7676 Cumberland Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LargoFL33777Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-3$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6141Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL100238
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/17/200412/20/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with c/o trauma to forehead after fall
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose skull fracture and premature discharge from E.D. prior to all lab results being known.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Differential included cerebral bleed, head trauma, ecchymosis and forehead abrasion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Extensive neurosurgery, neuro deficits
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
9/15/200606006548ci015
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/30/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Northside Hospital and Heart Institute
Wright, M.D., Jamey D
Horizon Radiology
Pevarski, M.D., Dennis J
Gateway Radiology Consultants
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
7/25/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$157,115
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$45,808
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. Stephen Voltarel Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-4799CI

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955867
Claim Number :33966-01
Date Submitted :12/29/2009
 
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
IndividualStephen Voltarel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4033 Tampa Road, Ste 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OldsmarFL34677Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98482$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65716Pediatrics - No Surgery80267

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/4/20053/31/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Well child exams and immunizations.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Physical exam and assessment with finding of pseudo strabismus.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleges patient had true strabismus and needed referral to pediatric ophthalmologist.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged delay in diagnosis of bilateral renal blastoma requiring enucleation of left eye.
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
6/6/200707-4799CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas12/9/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pediatric Health Care Alliance
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
12/9/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,219
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$20,198
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$15,000$10,000
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. John L Michaelos Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-6290-CI-20

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535005
Claim Number :A03-27979-00
Date Submitted :4/21/2005
 
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
IndividualJohnLMichaelos
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1018 West Bay Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LargoFL33770Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
16649$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68672Surgery - Opthalmology80114

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
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
12/28/20002/28/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Nearsightedness.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
LASIK.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Blurred/double vision, light sensitivity.
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
8/20/200303-6290-CI-20
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas3/31/2005
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
3/31/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$46,612
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,590
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$8,198$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. Dennis M Lox Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 05-5754-CI

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640314
Claim Number :A05-32323-01
Date Submitted :4/20/2006
 
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
IndividualDennisMLox
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2030 Drew Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33765Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
9367$2,000,000$5,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57943Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation80235

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
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
7/25/20014/7/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Degenerative disc disease of lumbar sacral spine.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Multiple trigger and facet joint injection of lidocaine and/or steroid which gave the patient significant pain relief.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed bilateral hip necrosis, requiring hip replacement.
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
10/17/200505-5754-CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas3/21/2006
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
3/21/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$2,805
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,174
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
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. Dilip A Mehta Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09 014501 CI 20

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058299
Claim Number :27672
Date Submitted :10/13/2010
 
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
IndividualDilipAMehta
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5626 Gulf Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
New Port RicheyFL34652Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600868 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58255Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityFlorida Cancer Institute - New Hope
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/15/20057/10/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chest pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT chest, abdomen, pelvis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failur to recognize liver mass resulting in 16-month delay in diagnosis and death
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/18/200909 014501 CI 20
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/28/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Cancer Institute - New Hope
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
8/13/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,855
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,819
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$76,968$0
Wage Loss$262,725$214,351
Other Expenses$895$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/13/2010 2:30:49 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 09/28/10
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition13-AUG-1028-SEP-10

 

 

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