Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CORNELL OVERBEEKE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
155 Office Plaza Drive Suite A

Court Case # 2013-CA-004349

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201676922
Claim Number : 0AB107563
Date Submitted : 1/26/2016
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Mike   Clark
Street Address
199 Scott Swamp Road
City State Zip
Farmington CT 06032
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(860) 321 - 2544   (877) 256 - 5067
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed155 Office Plaza Drive Suite A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101983Radiology - therapeutic - 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
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Locationlocation injury is not insured
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otherlocation of injury is not insured
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to Paso Regional Medical Center ER with complaints of abdominal pain x 7 days. He further reported hematuria and vomiting. The patient was worked up for possible appendicitis; however, it is alleged that this was incorrect and that the patient suffered from inflammatory bowel disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Our insured teleradiologist interpreted the CT scan as indicative for appendicitis. The interpretation was read by a second radiologist who concurred with this finding
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It was alleged that the patient was worked up and treated, including an appendectomy, for appendicitis when the correct diagnosis was inflammatory bowel disease.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It was alleged that the patient was treated for appendicitis when the correct diagnosis was inflammatory bowel disease. Post-operatively the patient showed evidence of infection and ultimately was found unresponsive. The cause of death identified on autopsy was peritonitis secondary to ruptured appendix. The patient¿s death was 6 days after his initial presentation. Our insured had no involvement in the post-op care and was subsequently dismissed.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Summary judgment for the plaintiff. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$1,236,515
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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 for safety steps as the insured doctor was dismissed. In addition, there are/were additional defendants but we do not have any licensing information for them.
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