Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. BENJAMIN SCHAFFER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. BENJAMIN SCHAFFER, MD
2424 Enterprise Road, Ste. C.
US

Court Case # 18-000163-CI

Indemnity Paid: $30,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201990105
Claim Number : 2017-08-675-004
Date Submitted : 9/30/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
25-114949  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kaye   Monello
Street Address
2985 Drew Street
City State Zip
Clearwater FL 33759
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(727) 754 - 9268   (727) 519 - 1276 kaye.monello@baycare.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBenjamin Schaffer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2424 Enterprise Road, Ste. C.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33763Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
12073195$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57994Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL100127
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherMPH Wound Care Center
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/18/20171/23/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Wound care after below the knee amputation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to appropriately treat wound after below the knee amputation leading to infection.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Above the knee amputation
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/12/201818-000163-CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/9/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gabriel, Yves
Allam, Reynald
Coleman, Michael K
Liles, Richard
Morton Plant Hospital
Health South Rehab of Largo
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
9/9/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$30,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$76,488
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
Any risk issues have been addressed.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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