Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. HARVEY COVE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. HARVEY COVE, MD
P.O. Box 4454
US

Court Case # 50 2013 ca 007441 XX

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201573332
Claim Number : 305677
Date Submitted : 2/9/2015
 
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 Tiffany D Taylor
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd
City State Zip
Sunrise FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748     TTaylor@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarvey Cove
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP.O. Box 4454
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33402Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0065139$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME35363Pathology - 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
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPractitioner's Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/20/20115/6/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the insured with a floor of mouth leukoplakia like lesion extending to the left side.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured examined the frozen section pathology taken from a lesion on the floor of the mouth,
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to diagnose malignancies her mouth timely resulting in delayed diagnosis and alleged multiple surgeries.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/15/201450 2013 ca 007441 XX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach1/8/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emmer, DO, Curtis
Ear Nose and Throat Associates of South Florida, PA
West Palm Outpatient Surgery & Laser Center, LTD
NorthPoint Surgery & Laser Center
Palm Beach Pathology, PA
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
Summary judgment for the defendant. 
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$119,165
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/9/2015 4:45:48 PM
Reason for Change:Updated Court Proceedings
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Court DecisionOtherSummary judgment for the defendant.

 

 

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

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