Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In St. Lucie County Florida

Dr. Jay I Schorr Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-CA-000545(MP)

Indemnity Paid: $2,002,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744242
Claim Number :27003-01
Date Submitted :2/1/2007
 
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
IndividualJayISchorr
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 Frist Blvd, Ste 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
19783$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41989Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
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
2/3/20029/12/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient in MVA.Taken to ED and determined to be stable.Discharged home where he died 3 days later.
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
4/8/200303-CA-000545(MP)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie1/12/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Swanson, M.D., Ronald
Lawnwood Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/12/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,002,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$191,455
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$60,962
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,002,500
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. Agustin C Sanz Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-CA 001457

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746710
Claim Number :117579
Date Submitted :8/17/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Indemnity Company, Inc.
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAgustinCSanz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1420 SW St. Lucie West Blvd., Suite 103
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34986St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1009612-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63215Internal Medicine - No Surgery00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
5/1/20007/18/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Management of hyperthyroidism and heart palpitations.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Ordered ultrasound of the liver, thyroid nuclear scan, 24 hour Halter monitor and endocrinology consult.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat congestive heart failure which resulted in the patient's deatah.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/17/200202-CA 001457
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie8/16/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
RAO, KAMALAKAR T
Serrano, Tania
Agustin C. Sanz, M.D., P.A.
Just Ladies Healthcare, P.A.
Chalasani, Prasad
HCA-Health Services of Florida d/b/a St. Lucie Medical Cente
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
8/17/2007
 
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$360,302
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$308,052
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/5/2007 9:39:53 AM
Reason for Change:Updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid303914304052
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel351450357585
 
Date of Change:9/23/2008 3:11:43 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and costs paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel357585358387
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid304052308052
 
Date of Change:8/17/2009 3:32:13 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel358387360302

 

 

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Dr. John Mastalski Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04CA000258

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848108
Claim Number :B03036210
Date Submitted :1/3/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngelique Richardson
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 606 - 2275 (312) 606 - 9181angelique_richardson@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohn Mastalski
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8559 S.E. Sabal Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Hobe SoundFL33475St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39207528$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4951Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherSt. Lucie Medical Center
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/200311/15/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chest pain and shortness of breath causing death.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnoseAlleged failure to confer with cardiologistAlleged failure to advise a cardiologistAlleged alteration or modification of medical records
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to appreciate that the claimant had unstable angina and myocardial diagnosis as atypical chest pain despite receiving reports of an abnormal EKG and abnormal high myoglobin levels.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to monitor.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/14/200404CA000258
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie10/10/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/23/2007
 
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$428,601
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
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Dallas A Smith Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-000569

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366730
Claim Number :5148738-01
Date Submitted :1/27/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusanKSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDallasASmith
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed109 Muirs Chapel Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GreensboroNC27410Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
636325$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME95774Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/12/200810/20/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Annual mammogram
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mammogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper interpretation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Delay in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
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
2/16/20122012-CA-000569
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie3/21/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Southeastern Overread Services PLLC
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
3/21/2013
 
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$35,767
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,974
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$400,000
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:8/27/2013 8:40:13 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE and correct date of suit
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid38128627
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1009822289
Date Suit Filed16-FEB-1316-FEB-12
 
Date of Change:1/27/2014 4:22:47 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid862719974
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2228935767

 

 

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Dr. Gregory Lovaas Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562011CA00667

Indemnity Paid: $920,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366860
Claim Number :MM258514
Date Submitted :4/19/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGregory Lovaas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed895 SW 29th Terrace
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm CityFL34990St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM816826$1,000,000$7,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40126Surgery - Plastic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKEWOOD RANCH MEDICAL CENTER23960046
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/28/200912/28/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the hospital withr a comminuted tibia fracture.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured plastic surgeon performed a fasciocutaneous flap procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It was alleged the insured plastic surgeon should have performed a muscultaneous flap procedure, which offers more protection from infection.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Following surgery, the patient developed complications leading to amputation.
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
3/8/2011562011CA00667
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie3/14/2013
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
2/18/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$920,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$62,207
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,147
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$11,029
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. Elizabeth Quinto Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 56 09 CA 240

Indemnity Paid: $886,012.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201159513
Claim Number :SGI-06-80232
Date Submitted :1/6/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
The Schumacher GroupPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
72-1383025 
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
IndividualElizabeth Quinto
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2789 Divine Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34981St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0801 046$1,000,000$24,000,000
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
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/14/20077/24/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Group B strep
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose strep which developed into meningitis, sepsis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Profound mental and physical 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
1/20/200956 09 CA 240
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie1/5/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Cepeda, M.D., Giraldo
Lawnwood Regional 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
9/10/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$886,012
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$94,438
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,961
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. Umbrine Fatima Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03 CA002019

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200641598
Claim Number :2003-003
Date Submitted :7/14/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Martin Memorial Physician CorporationPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
65-0556040000
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyACrake
Street Address
300 Hospital Ave.
CityStateZip
StuartFL34995
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(772) 228 - 5899 (772) 288 - 5823ncrake@mmhs-fla.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualUmbrine Fatima
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerP.O. Box 1546
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Jensen BeachFL34958Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
2003$6,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71380Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
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
3/31/20036/19/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cellulitis of right lower extremity.Infected non-union right ankle.Amputation of right leg, below knee.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Pt. alleges that the physician failed to order an x-ray of his foot during an office visit, for cellulitis of right lower extremity, notwithstanding that there was no history of trauma reported.During a subsequent ER visit a month later, a fracture was diagnosed and treated.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged missed diagnosis of fracture of right foot.The patient was appropriately diagnosed with cellulitis disease.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
After diagnosis of fracture of right foot and multiple attempts at surgical repair of the fracture, with subsequent infection, an amputation was performed for non-healing/non-union of the fracture.
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
12/23/200303 CA002019
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie6/30/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Martin Memorial Physician Corp., Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherFinal Order of DismissalJoint Stipulation w/prej
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/15/2006
 
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$123,706
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$4,406$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
The incident was reviewed by a medical expert who supported the care and treatment provided by Dr. Fatima.The expert opined that the doctor did not deviate from the standard of care by not ordering an x-ray of the foot.The patient initially presented on 3/31/03 with cellulitis that was treated and improved with an antibiotic.The record reflects that the patient denied anytrauma to the foot at the time of the investigation and did not report any trauma until after an x-ray was taken in the emergency room on 5/04/03. The patient presented to the emergency room with complaints of progressive right lower extremity swelling and reported experiencing fever and chills the day before.This case was settled as a business decision.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Bethany Harris Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04 CA 000233 MP

Indemnity Paid: $735,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744979
Claim Number :SG-02-30879
Date Submitted :3/27/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBethany Harris
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed889 Harbour Hill Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Safety HarborFL34695Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4700000046-021$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6243Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/8/200410/30/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Aneurysm
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose and treat
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ruptured aneurysm resulting in disability
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
5/8/200404 CA 000233 MP
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie3/27/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Schumacher Group of Florida
Lawnwood Medical Center
Robinson, M.D., John R
Martin Memorial 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
1/3/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$735,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$172,140
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$78,475
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
Settled by parties.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Fernando Petry Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 56-2012-CA-001735

Indemnity Paid: $650,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367020
Claim Number :145075-2
Date Submitted :5/8/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFernando Petry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1800 Southeast Tiffany Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10110$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9452Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA MED. CTR.-PORT ST. LUCIE100260
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/26/201011/1/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left gluteal sarcoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege delay in diagnosing left gluteal sarcoma. Allege failure to advise patient of the results of a CT-guided core biopsy of left gluteal mass that was performed on 1/28/10 which was positive for alveolar soft part sarcoma.Instead of being told that the mass was cancer, patient was told that the findings were that of a simple cyst.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
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
5/17/201256-2012-CA-001735
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie4/17/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Meloni, M.D., Michael
McKinney, M.D., Ilka L
Hendry, Jr., D.O., David
EMCARE Physician Providers, Inc.
Florida EM-I Medical Services, PA
Nanavti, M.D., Kunal
Florida United Radiology, LC
AmeriPath Florida, LLC
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherMotion to approve settlement
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/11/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$650,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$68,685
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,552
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$202,689
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$129,640$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$317,621
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Bernard Kurecki Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 50-2008-CA-005288

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955658
Claim Number :37067-01
Date Submitted :12/3/2009
 
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
IndividualBernard Kurecki
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1700 SE Hillmoor Dr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
84776$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47454Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery80239

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
4/26/20065/2/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Atrial fibrillation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegation of improper management of coumadin, resulting in a right subdural hematoma.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Brain damage.
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
8/11/200850-2008-CA-005288
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie11/12/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Walgreen's Pharmacy
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/12/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$70,176
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$35,030
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$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. Jose M Marrero Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04ca000688

Indemnity Paid: $497,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744409
Claim Number :232303A
Date Submitted :2/12/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0202 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseMMarrero
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed508 SE OSCEOLA ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
STUARTFL34994-2322Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18107$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54744Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAVANNAS HOSPITAL110022
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/6/20029/10/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Admitted to hospital for detox from Heroin addiction
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Orders included CBC with electrolytes,fifteen-minute observation checks and vital signs every four hour while awake, which were not followed by hospital staff
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
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
5/6/200404ca000688
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie1/22/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Savannas Hospital
Buttles, M.D., Anson J
Martin Memorial Physician Corp, Inc.
Montrose, M.D., Pierre
Pierre Montrose, M.D., P.A.
Liberty Managment Group
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
1/16/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$497,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$128,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$497,500
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Michael C Solomon Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 56 2005 CA114767AXXX

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161652
Claim Number :125664
Date Submitted :9/19/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
14497 North Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 115-N
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2047
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelCSolomon
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2100 Nebraska Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP39411$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME79256Surgery - Urological00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/14/20039/15/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Perforation of bladder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Repair of bladder perforation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
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
12/15/200556 2005 CA114767AXXX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie8/25/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Marcol, Bogdan R
Treasure Coast Urology Associates, P.I.
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
9/6/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$125,277
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$61,454
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$450,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Robert P Henry Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04ca000482

Indemnity Paid: $365,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639697
Claim Number :002 03 195489
Date Submitted :3/22/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1610280 
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
IndividualRobertPHenry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1611 NW 12 AvenueWW279
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33136Dade
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
ME54313Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/4/20017/1/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
breast cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
patient presented with a cyst in her breast
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
patient has breast cancer
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
2/29/200404ca000482
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie12/9/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
stryker, jeanne
Farrow, Charles
Diagnostic Imaging Services
martin Memorial Med. 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
Othersettled-dismissed
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/9/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$365,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,246
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,970
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$100,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$265,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
none
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. GLORIA MCNEIL Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03CA000390

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432657
Claim Number :83-008716
Date Submitted :8/27/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeanon Davis
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 6346  deanon.davis@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGLORIA MCNEIL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7691 CHARLESTON WAY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PORT ST. LUCIEFL34986Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118069970000-0014$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME75634Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery1

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/11/200110/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
DURING ERCP PROCEDURE IT IS ALLEGED A PERFORATION TOOK PLACE WHICH RESULTED ULTIMATELY IN DEATH OF THE PATIENT.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ERCP PROCEDURE PERFORMED BY THE INSURED ALLEGEDLY CAUSED PERFORATION.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
PATIENT ALLEGEDLY DIED AS A RESULT OF COMPLICATIONS FROM AN ERCP PROCEDURE.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH AS A RESULT OF AN ALLEGED PERFORATION FROM A PERFORATION FROM AN ERCP PROCEDURE.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/12/200303CA000390
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie8/19/2004
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/23/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$44,198
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
INSURED BEING MORE CAREFUL PERFORMING ERCP PROCEDURE.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. GARY MARDER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01CA001662(MP)

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432778
Claim Number :A5-010176
Date Submitted :9/13/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeanon Davis
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 6346  deanon.davis@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGARY MARDER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9580 S. FEDERAL HWY.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PORT ST. LUCIEFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118072400000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS4773Dermatology - Minor Surgery1

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityALLERGY, DERMATOLOGY & SKIN CANCER CENTE
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPHYSICIAN'S OFFICE
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/7/20005/18/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
BASAL CELL CARCINOMA OF THE NECK.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
EXCISION
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NONE
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
IT WAS ALLEGED THAT EXCISED TUMOR WAS NOT DOCUMENTED FOR ORIENTATION BY PATHOLOGY.ONE MARGIN WAS POSITIVE.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/30/200101CA001662(MP)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie8/19/2004
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
8/19/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$181,459
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$32,650
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
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Dr. SCOTT S KATZMAN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03 CA001308 MP

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537248
Claim Number :83-009207
Date Submitted :10/12/2005
 
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
IndividualSCOTTSKATZMAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 Frist Blvd., Suite 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
011809167-0000$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPhysicians's Office
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/22/20024/2/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient underwent a diskogram at L4-5, L4-5 arthroscopic diskectomy transarticular and facet oblain at L4-5, L5-S1,Claimant claims that there are a multitude of activies that he cannot longer due.He claims that his overall condition and pain level is worse as a result of the surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent a disogram at L4-5, L4-5 arthroscopic diskectomy transarticular and a facet oblaion at L4-5, L5-S1.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleges that the LASE procedure that insured doctor performed on claimant was contraindicated due to an extruded disc in his lumbar spine.The procedure was said to have worsened his condition resulting in leg weakness with foot drop and damaged nerve root.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff claims that he did not consent to the procedure performed by insured doctor.Insured initially apprised the partient that he would perform a LASE proedure.However at surgery Doctor instead performed a WOLF procedure.Claimant claims that the surgery made his condition worse that it was.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/26/200303 CA001308 MP
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie9/29/2005
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
10/10/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$56,223
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,218
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$31,458$0
Wage Loss$21,161$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
The insured will take all necessary steps to inform the patients of the procedure being done.He will request that he patient sign a written consent explaining the procedure being done prior to the surgery.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Ronald Swanson Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2006 CA 001293

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851856
Claim Number :SGI-05LC-69979
Date Submitted :12/23/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CITADEL INSURANCE, RISK RETENTION GROUPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-8474742 
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
IndividualRonald Swanson
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed101 Kapok Crescent
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33411Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0731 001$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8132Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/21/20044/5/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Myocardial infarct
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to order appropriate tests, failure to admit
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Treatment related
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
8/14/20062006 CA 001293
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie12/22/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lawnwood Regional 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
11/12/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$70,141
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$26,194
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. Setu A Dalal Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562010CA006207

Indemnity Paid: $275,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201265076
Claim Number :143174-2
Date Submitted :10/10/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSetuADalal
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2402 Frist Blvd Suite 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34954St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10109$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS10402Surgery - General01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/3/200910/13/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cholecystitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was admitted on 01/26/09 for acute cholecystitis. Patient underwent a laparoscopic cholesystectomy on 02/03/09. Patient was discharged on 02/04/09. On 02/10/09, patient presented to the ER with complaints of jaundice & nausea. It was also noted that her urine was getting darker. The workup showed mild leukocytosis with a white count of 16 & she had elevated LFTs. On 02/12/09, an ERCP was performed & found evidence of filling of the common bile duct to the mid-portion of the common bile duct, & there was the appearance of a clip in this area.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bile duct injury.
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
12/28/2010562010CA006207
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie12/22/2011
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
11/18/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$275,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$75,000$100,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. LUIS DIAZ Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562012CA000068

Indemnity Paid: $255,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201471040
Claim Number :EMC-FL-11-154649
Date Submitted :6/16/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2114545 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPhilipFMoring
Street Address
108 E. Central Blvd
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32802
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 423 - 8571 (407) 423 - 8637pmoring@mmdorl.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLUIS DIAZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5675 SW Mapp Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34990St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1064387541-7$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME88391Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationHome
Name of InstitutionCode
MARTIN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER100044
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/3/201110/14/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pain - left leg, thigh, hip, back x 3days, history of chronic back pain and radiculopathy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged improper exam and history taking
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged misdiagnosis of herniation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Herniation
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
1/11/2012562012CA000068
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie2/27/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Martin Memorial Medical Center at St. Lucie West
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
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/22/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$255,000
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
Mediation
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Jeffrey McFarlane Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562011CA003397

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263145
Claim Number :42185-01
Date Submitted :3/19/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffrey McFarlane
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1801 SE Hillmoor Dr, Ste B105
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
81450$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Registered Nurse 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ARNP3283032General Preventative Medicine - No Surgery71510

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
1/8/20119/15/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Sinusitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Disputed allegation of dispensing improper medication; failure to obtain a STAT strep test or CBC, resulting in toxic shock syndrome.
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
12/20/2011562011CA003397
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie2/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palestrant, M.D., Kenneth
Physicians Immediate Care
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
2/27/2012
 
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$5,309
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,159
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Full and final settlement with no admission of liability.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. ROBERT PARE Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562011CA002364

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263843
Claim Number :40030-03
Date Submitted :5/8/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROBERT PARE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3498 NW Federal Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Jensen BeachFL34957Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98836$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43477Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
4/9/20102/1/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was pregnant-receiving prenatal and postnatal care-cervical cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to perform post partum colposcopy and biopsy, resulting in cervical cancer death/by midwife.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose cervical cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/13/2011562011CA002364
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie4/17/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
McCarthy, CNM, Barbara
Gray, M.D., Megan
Singer, M.D., Jeremy
Laboratory Corporation of America
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
4/17/2012
 
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$9,944
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Jeremy Singer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562011CA002364

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263844
Claim Number :40030-02
Date Submitted :5/8/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeremy Singer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3498 NW Federal Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Jensen BeachFL34957Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98836$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME77844Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
4/9/20104/14/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was pregnant-receiving prenatal and postnatal care-cervical cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to perform post partum colposcopy and biopsy, resulting in cervical cancer and death by midwife.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose cervical cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/13/2011562011CA002364
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie4/17/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
McCarthy, CNM, Barbara
Gray, M.D., Megan
Pare', M.D., Robert
Laboratory Corporation of America
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
4/17/2012
 
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$9,448
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,995
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Megan Gray Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562011CA002364

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366715
Claim Number :40030-01
Date Submitted :4/5/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMegan Gray
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3498 NW Federal Hwy
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Jensen BeachFL34957Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98836$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME99455Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
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
4/9/20104/14/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical cancer, patient was pregnant.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to perform post partum colposcopy and biopsy, resulting in cervical cancer and death by midwife.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose cervical cancer.
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
9/13/2011562011CA002364
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie4/17/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Singer, M.D., Jeremy
Pare, M.D., Robert
Laboratory Corporation of America
McCarthy, CNM, Barbara
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
4/17/2012
 
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$9,576
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,822
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. ANNA MALOY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562012CA004808

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368682
Claim Number :EMC-FL-12-193849
Date Submitted :10/18/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2114545 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualANNA MALOY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1211 MORSE BLVD.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SINGER ISLANDFL33404Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-10$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME91844Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/22/20118/28/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PRESENTED WITH SOB AND RIGHT SIDE CHEST PAIN
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
TREATED AND DISCHARGED
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ACUTE BRONCHTIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH DUE TO PE
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/21/2012562012CA004808
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie10/18/2013
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
9/24/2013
 
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$25,995
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,341
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
UNKNOWN
 
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Dr. Brett Feldman Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 562008CA0008435

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

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Department File Number :M200953254
Claim Number :36736-01
Date Submitted :4/14/2009
 
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
IndividualBrett Feldman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9077 S. Federal Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port Saint LucieFL34952St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
99363$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68897Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationSt. Lucie County School Board
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/11/20062/21/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Fracture of the right hip joint.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to diagnose and treat a fractured hip.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured disagreed with diagnosis and interpretation of the x-ray of the right hip.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed osteomyelitis of the femural head.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/20/2008562008CA0008435
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie3/24/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lawnwood Medical Center
Walters, M.D., David
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/24/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,146
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,372
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$758,000$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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