Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DANIEL SULLIVAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. DANIEL SULLIVAN, MD
116 Ocean Terrace
US

Court Case # 05-2013-CA-029163

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679394
Claim Number : FP4160101
Date Submitted : 8/9/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6614702  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDaniel Sullivan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed116 Ocean Terrace
CityStateZip CodeCounty
IndialanticFL32934Brevard
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FP-CL099492$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84610Otology - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBrevard
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WUESTHOFF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC.100092
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/17/20114/20/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Throat obstruction due to ingestion of pistachio; breathing difficulty.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ER Physician paralyzed patient to entubate; could not pass endotracheal tube.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None by this physician/insured.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
After attempted, failed intubation, the patient suffered respiratory arrest and expired. Our insured physician did not treat this patient, but was called by ER Physician to assist.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/16/201305-2013-CA-029163
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Brevard8/8/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Melbourne HMA d/b/a Wuesthoff Medical Center
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
7/25/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$80,640
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$53,219
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988611
Claim Number : 1063685-01
Date Submitted : 4/29/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
35-0506406  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lynn Louthan
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0778     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDaniel Sullivan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1223 Gateway Dr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MelbourneFL32901Brevard
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
813209$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84610Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBrevard
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
1/30/20177/10/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
nose bleeding
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
control nasal hemorrhage, cauterized
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to do biopsy or CT leading to delay in diagnosis of cancer in nasal cavity
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
surgery, post-operative radiation
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
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR4/18/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ruiz MD, Jose
Health First Medical Group LLC
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/18/2019
 
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$0
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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