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Dr. ERIC BAUMEL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2009 CA 007736

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201059280
Claim Number :156291
Date Submitted :7/11/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEric Baumel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14791 Farrier Place
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP42017$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57527Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/10/200710/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Appendicitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose appendicitis on CT scan of abdomen/pelvis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged compromise of fallopian tubes reducing chance of becoming pregnant naturally.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/17/20092009 CA 007736
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach11/19/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Schwartz, Aaron M
Emergency Specialists of Wellington, LLC
Wellington Regional Medical Center
Wellington Imaging Assocs, PA
Finazzo, Maria
Universal Nighthawk Services, LLC
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$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,999
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,760
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$50,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/11/2012 3:47:38 PM
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 Counsel3594837999
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid85628760

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201473063
Claim Number : 194533
Date Submitted : 12/24/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
38-2317569  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Nicholas M Adams
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7917     nadams@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEric Baumel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12788 W. Forest Hill Boulevard
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP70601$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57527Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/1/20134/22/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient called Dr. Baumel demanding a refund of all associated co-pays to insurance carrier and wants apology regarding typo of MRI report.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient had a mammogram done at the facility and a typo on the report indicated a finding on the left and a normal "left." The patient underwent another mammogram, which was confirmed as positive and eventually had a bilateral mastectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient had a mammogram done at the facility and a typo on the report indicated a finding on the left and a normal "left." The patient underwent another mammogram, which was confirmed as positive and eventually had a bilateral mastectomy.
Severity Of Injury
Emotional Only - Fright, no physical 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
*NR12/8/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
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$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.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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