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Dr. JAMES M ESSER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. JAMES M ESSER, MD
3315 COMMERCIAL WAY
US

Court Case # 16-CA-000921

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782260
Claim Number : 1032192
Date Submitted : 2/27/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-6021331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Myra Lassen
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 3776     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesMEsser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6016 Park Blvd N
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pinellas ParkFL33781Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES009775$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57602Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityWest Hernando Diagnostic and MR Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/31/20143/2/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pain on left side of chest
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MRI of spine
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failed to diagnose tumor
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Delay in treatment
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
7/26/201616-CA-000921
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando5/4/2017
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
5/22/2017
 
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$51,434
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/13/2017 2:28:31 PM
Reason for Change:ALE Updated
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3403151309
 
Date of Change:2/27/2018 9:52:37 AM
Reason for Change:ALE Update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5130951434

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092630
Claim Number : 244157
Date Submitted : 8/6/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-3990058  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lauren   Archer
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7921     larcher@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesMEsser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1779 Sunset Point Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33755Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES1938$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57602Radiology - Diagnostic - 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
 FHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationWest Hernando Diagnostic and M.R. Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/201710/29/2019
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient had breast cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient had a mammogram that showed potential area of cancer.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged misdiagnosis of breast cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer and mastectomy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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
*NR5/26/2020
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
 
 
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$25,394
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,091
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092677
Claim Number : 244157
Date Submitted : 6/8/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-3990058  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tammie   Heifner
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7923     theifner@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesMEsser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1779 Sunset Point Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33755Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES1938$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57602Radiology - Diagnostic - 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
 FHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationWest Hernando Diagnostic and M.R. Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/201710/29/2019
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient had breast cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient had a mammogram that showed potential area of cancer.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged misdiagnosis of breast cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer and mastectomy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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
*NR6/4/2020
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
6/4/2020
 
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$8,661
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # 10CA2655

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264180
Claim Number :285601
Date Submitted :2/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusan KSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJAMESMESSER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3315 COMMERCIAL WAY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SPRING HILLFL34606Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
600698$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME57602Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHernando
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
3/6/20074/23/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
MASS LEFT BREAST
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MAMMOGRAM
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE BREAST MASS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER
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
8/24/201010CA2655
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando6/4/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
WEST HERNANDO DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
MALHOTRA, GAURAV
MALHOTRA, POONAM
CENTRAL WALK IN CLINIC
BROOKSVILLE WALK IN
JAMES M ESSER MD 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
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/4/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$66,477
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$32,578
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$125,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/17/2012 4:09:07 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2578130170
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6105463554
 
Date of Change:2/15/2013 11:48:22 AM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid3017032578
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6355466477

 

 

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