Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DEREK PAUL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. DEREK PAUL, MD
777 37TH ST. SUITE D-108
US

Court Case # 362016CA000212

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886882
Claim Number : LRRG-DP-15-387815
Date Submitted : 10/31/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LANCET INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1479165  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDEREK PAUL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3735 11TH CIRCLE STE 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VERO BEACHFL32960Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LR091210001753$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68650Surgery - General 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100105
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/201412/7/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CHRONIC GASTRITIS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
LAP CHOLE
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
INJURY TO THE COMMON BILE DUCKT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
HEPATOJEJEUNOSTOMY
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/24/2016362016CA000212
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Indian River10/31/2018
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
10/4/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$38,566
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,198
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
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 20000684 CA01

Indemnity Paid: $12,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200220926
Claim Number :16699-01
Date Submitted :3/2/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine Sampson
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.Sampson@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDEREKKPAUL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed777 37TH ST. SUITE D-108
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VERO BEACHFL32960Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125444$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68650Surgery - GeneralN/A

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FIndian 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
11/10/19996/1/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
REMOVAL OF MASS ON ARM
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
THIS CASE INVOLVES ALLEGATIONS FROM A THEN 51 YR OLD MARRIED FEMALE THAT OUR INSURED FAILED TO PROPERLY REMOVE A MASS FROM HER ARM.THIS FAILURE NECESSITATED A SECOND SURGICAL PROCEDURE.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
NECESSARY SECOND SURGICAL PROCEDURE.PAIN , SUFFERING AND DISFIGURMENT.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/20/200120000684 CA01
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Indian River6/20/2002
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$12,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$12,500
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
INSURED CONSULTED WITH DEFENSE COUNSEL AND CLAIMS PERSONNEL REGARDING THIS MATTER.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/2/2007 12:43:07 PM
Reason for Change:OIR updating Historical Closed Claim data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Address CountyIndian River
County Injury Occurred InIndian River
Insured Last NamePAUL, MDPAUL
Insured License NumberME0068650ME68650
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine Sampson

 

 

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Court Case # 312011CA002608

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576031
Claim Number : 74351/19139947
Date Submitted : 10/8/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HUDSON SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
75-1637737  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sandra   Gish
Street Address
851 Napa Valley Corporate Way, Suite N
City State Zip
Napa CA 94558
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(707) 225 - 3339     sgish@hudsoninsgroup.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDerek Paul
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed777 37th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Vero BeachFL32960Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4006594$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68650Surgery - General 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100105
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/29/20085/11/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
DVT
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prophylactic IVC filter placement prior to elective spine and hernia surgeries.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Non applicable
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleges patient developed blood clots following spine surgery
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/11/2009312011CA002608
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Indian River9/11/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BENJAMIN, JOHNNY C
Pro Sports & Spine Inc.
Indian River Medical Center
Mitchell, George
Ramdev, Pranay
Gardner, Jan
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
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
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$179,201
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,516
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$10,000
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
Not Known
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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