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Medical Malpractice Cases In Walton County Florida

Dr. Anthony Mork Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06CA-000249

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850610
Claim Number :33602-01
Date Submitted :8/25/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAnthony Mork
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed100 Coy Burgess Loop
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Defuniak SpringsFL32435Walton
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
73273$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76160Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FWalton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityMicrospine Surgery Center-Defuniak Sprin
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/29/20041/18/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stenosis of the L4-L5 and L5-S1 discs, causing left lower back pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allegedly a L5-S1 laminoforaminoplasty.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged improper performance of surgery caused nerve root trauma and a dural tear, retained bone spicules and a persistent spinal leak has rendered the patient disabled with back pain.
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
6/21/200606CA-000249
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton7/28/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/28/2008
 
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$104,019
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$41,660
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$450,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$99,000$30,578
Wage Loss$80,000$355,000
Other Expenses$5,000$935,240
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. James W Howell Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11CA000315

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366888
Claim Number :282754
Date Submitted :4/23/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffanyDTaylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748  TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesWHowell
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed21 W. Main Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Defuniak SpringsFL32435Walton
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0072378$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7047Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FWalton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/5/201012/13/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was admitted to the hospital with complaints of substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A EKG and chest x-ray was performed.
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
4/20/201111CA000315
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton4/18/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Medical Center of Walton County, P.A.
Healthmark of Walton Inc d/b/a Healthmark Regional Med Ctr
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherVerdict for plaintiff, no judgement entered
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/16/2013
 
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$170,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Dr. JOSE L GARCIA-RIOS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06CA000196

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848924
Claim Number :277164
Date Submitted :1/12/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMary Osborn
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 37766604(260) 486 - 0785Mary.Osborn@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSELGARCIA-RIOS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed217 GOVERNMENT AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NICEVILLEFL32578-1875Okaloosa
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
622616$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21273Pathology - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkaloosa
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityPATHOLOGY LAB
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/1/20037/20/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
LUNG MASS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
EVALUATE BRONCHIAL WASHINGS
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER INTERPRETATION OF PAT HOLOGY
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
UNNECESSARY SURGERY
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
6/7/200606CA000196
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton3/5/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
PATHOLOGY SERVICES
FAZAD, FAWZI
REODICA, SOLOMON
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
3/14/2008
 
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$32,788
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,524
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
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/12/2009 11:36:30 AM
Reason for Change:UPDATING ALE IN THIS CASE.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2900932788
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid656017524

 

 

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Dr. Anthony Mork Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11CA349

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368220
Claim Number :40936-01
Date Submitted :9/6/2013
 
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
IndividualAnthony Mork
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed101 Microspine Way
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Defuniak SpringsFL32435Walton
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
73273$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76160Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FWalton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityMicroSpine, Inc.
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/13/200811/10/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Debilitating back pain, diagnosed with painful discs L3-L5 and L5-S1.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lumbar transpedicular micro discectomy via lateral extraforaminal approach L3-L5 and L5-S1.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered transection of her left ureter, resulting in multiple corrective surgical procedures.
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
5/17/201111CA349
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton8/12/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Microspine, Inc.
Microspine Physicians Group, LLC
Microspine Orthopedic Physicians, LLC
Microspine Surgery Center-DeFuniak Springs, LLC
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/12/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$51,908
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$27,622
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$125,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. DALE K JOHNS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-CA-4496

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534722
Claim Number :17961
Date Submitted :3/25/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDALEKJOHNS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed928 Mar Walt Drive, Suite 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort Walton BeachFL32547Okaloosa
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 0104970 04$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME10074Neurology - Including Child - Minor Surgery2101

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkaloosa
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/21/20006/19/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Neurologic deterioration
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-ray
Diagnostic Code :DC724.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis of progressing neurologic deterioration resulting in paraplegia.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Paraplegia.
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
10/13/200303-CA-4496
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton3/16/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/16/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$22,425
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$400,000$200,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Solomon Reodica Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06 CA 0001 96

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849039
Claim Number :33863-01
Date Submitted :3/27/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSolomon Reodica
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed349 Hidden Lakes Terrace
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Defuniak SpringsFL32433Walton
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
04279$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME25250Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery80294

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FWalton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WALTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL100081
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/18/20033/14/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was admitted for severe headache and hypertension.Imaging revealed abnormal density in the left upper lobe.Bronchoscopy pathology was suspicious for adenocarcinoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Left thoracotomy and lobectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The treating pathologist's report was suspicious for cancer, however; final pathology confirmed the lesion was benign.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Even though the patient was a long-time smoker suffering from COPD, the plaintiff alleges she now suffers from exertional SOB, fatigue and is O2 dependant and as a result of the lobectomy.
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
6/2/200606 CA 0001 96
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton3/7/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Garcia-Rios, M.D., Jose
Fawaz, M.D., Fawzi
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
3/7/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,999
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,458
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Marcene F Kreifels Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08CA-000380

Indemnity Paid: $85,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955135
Claim Number :1001240-01
Date Submitted :2/24/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-1625412 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUSAN SPIELMAN
Street Address
5814 Reed Street
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340 (260) 486 - 0782SUSAN.SPIELMAN@MEDPRO.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarceneFKreifels
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1198 S Ferdon Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
CrestviewFL32536Okaloosa
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL005001$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50036Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MWalton
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
5/31/20068/25/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Office visit and lab work (both plaintiff and wife longstanding patients)
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of diabetes medication (Amaryl) by phone
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper prescription of diabetic medication to plaintiff (was not a diabetic)
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Development of hypoxic encephalopathy and subsequent death of 84 year old married male.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/12/200808CA-000380
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Walton9/28/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Marcene F Kreifels MD PA
Abbott, Shane G
Presceiption Place of DeFuniak Springs Inc dba The Prescript
Prescription Place of DeFuniak Springs Inc dba The Prescript
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
9/25/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$85,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$36,353
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,883
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$70,000
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:2/24/2010 3:53:24 PM
Reason for Change:Update ALE financial info
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3486436353
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2784031883

 

 

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