Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DANIEL L THORNTON, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
1240 Palmetto Court, Unit 104

Court Case # 2004 CA 000117 MB AO

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201059402
Claim Number :116912
Date Submitted :7/11/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1240 Palmetto Court, Unit 104
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Vero BeachFL32963Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME13456Pediatrics - No Surgery0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MIndian River
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
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pneumococcal meningitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat pneumococcal meningitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cognitive deficits and hearing loss.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/9/20042004 CA 000117 MB AO
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach12/13/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Treasure Coast Pediatrics, PA
Tenet St. Mary's
Indian River Memorial Hospital
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. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$168,310
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$133,824
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$3,000,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
Date of Change:5/31/2011 2:00:34 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect issuance of settlement checks, and amount of legal fees and expenses paid.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Safety Management Steps TakenInsured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid102657133684
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel152115166078
Date of Change:7/11/2012 11:06:56 AM
Reason for Change:State Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel166078168310
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid133684133824



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