Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Taylor County Florida

Dr. ANDREA LYNNE L STEPHENS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-651

Indemnity Paid: $375,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538669
Claim Number :B03019518
Date Submitted :12/7/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBonnie Katubig
Street Address
125 S. Wacker, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6054 (312) 606 - 9181bonnie_katubig@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualANDREA LYNNELSTEPHENS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed20538 KEATON BEACH DR
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PERRYFL32348-8169Taylor
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
37655931$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Registered Nurse 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ARNP2851872Additional Charges:Employed Nurse Anesthetists 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FTaylor
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
DOCTORS' MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (PERRY)100106
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/28/20025/30/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
LESION ON UPPER LIP
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
REMOVAL OF LESION UNDER GENERAL ANESTHESIA
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH, ALLEGEDLY FROM THE ANESTHESIA AGENT AND COUNTER AGENTS ADMINSITERED
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/17/200303-651
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Taylor7/14/2005
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
6/20/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$375,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$74,787
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$35,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$15,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
MATTER WAS REPORTED TO AND REVIEWED IN A TIMELY MANNER WITH THE APPROPRIATE MANAGERS.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Dr. Myrle Grate Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-468CA

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056284
Claim Number :36759-01
Date Submitted :2/2/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMyrle Grate
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1871 Professional Park Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32308Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18172$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME14452Surgery - Otorhinolaryngology80159

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLeon
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
2/19/20042/25/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Allergic rhinitis, hearing loss, impacted cerumen, sinus disease and leukoplakia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured advised plaintiff to follow up with his dentist to address tooth decay in the area of identified leukoplakia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff failed to follow up with his dentist as requested, resulting in an approximate 2 year delay in the diagnosis of oral carcinoma.Plaintiff's allege insured was negligent for failing to timely diagnose oral carcinoma, resulting in metastatic disease and decreased survivability.
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
7/21/200808-468CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Taylor1/12/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/12/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,055
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,257
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
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. Eulogio Vizcarra Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-217CA

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201162486
Claim Number :10-09-0046-A
Date Submitted :5/14/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 - 1013mdixon@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEulogio Vizcarra
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed721 South Jefferson Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PerryFL32348Taylor
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
11003$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME30012Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FTaylor
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
10/30/20093/1/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to Insured for management of long term back pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to properly monitor and prescribe pain medications
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/20/201111-217CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Taylor11/18/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Perry Medical Family Clinic, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/18/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$8,398
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
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the Insured and Risk Management was notified.Risk Management has discussed the case with the Insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/14/2012 8:33:57 AM
Reason for Change:Additinal ALAE received.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel62108398

 

 

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