Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ERIC J BALAGUER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676903
Claim Number : 333014
Date Submitted : 1/22/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEricJBalaguer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8905 SW 87th Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0955784$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME108747Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityOutpatient Facility
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOther Outpatient Facility
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/20/20138/13/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for endoscopic left carpal tunnel release.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent endoscopic left carpal tunnel release.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to recognize post-op complication.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged severing of the median nerve.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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
*NR1/11/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
1/11/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$3,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
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
Unknown.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201887225
Claim Number : 371008
Date Submitted : 12/7/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
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
IndividualEricJBalaguer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8905 SW 87th Avenue Suite 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0955784$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME108747Surgery - Hand 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityMiami Hand Center, LLC
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/18/20136/13/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was treated for wrist pain associated with a right index trigger finger.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured performed an endoscopic right carpal tunnel release.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was none.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient was diagnosed with a laceration of the median nerve.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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
*NR11/14/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
11/14/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $47,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201680688
Claim Number : 343489
Date Submitted : 12/20/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
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
IndividualEricJBalaguer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8905 SW 87th Avenue, Suite 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0955784$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME108747Surgery - Hand 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysicians Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/22/20146/8/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The insured evaluated the patient for an injury to the left ring finger. The patient has recovered.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Evaluation of the injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to diagnose a laceration of a tendon in the LT ring finger and injection of cortisone in finger resulting in a non-functional FDS tendon.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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
*NR12/5/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
12/5/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$47,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,086
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,892
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$47,500
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
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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Dr. ERIC J BALAGUER, MD has at least 3 medical malpractice case(s), lawsuit(s), or complaint(s).

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