Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JANICE VUCINICH, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. JANICE VUCINICH, MD
6 E. Street
US

Court Case # 2018-CA-7122

Indemnity Paid: $765,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202091594
Claim Number : 1061712-01
Date Submitted : 2/21/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
35-0506406  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lynn Louthan
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0778     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJanice Vucinich
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed400 Health Park Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St AugustineFL32086St. Johns
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
757143$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51366Radiology - interventional 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFlagler
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLAGLER HOSPITAL100090
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/16/20166/15/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
left leg swelling and redness, severe pain and presence of ecchymosis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
interventional radiology for evaluation & treatment of left superficial femoral artery pseudo aneury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
negligently injection the pseudo aneurysm with thrombin
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
amputation of the leg above the knee
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/17/20182018-CA-7122
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval2/11/2020
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Seawell MD, Michael
First Coast Heart and Vascular Center PA
St Johns Radiology Associates PA
Flagler Hospital Inc
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
2/11/2020
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$765,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$23,934
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,942
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$465,000
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
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # CA 99-309

Indemnity Paid: $130,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848166
Claim Number :E28328
Date Submitted :8/11/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJaniceLVucinich
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6 E. Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint AugustineFL32080St. Johns
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1007278-00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51366Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Johns
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
8/1/19987/7/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Coronary artery disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose congestive heart failure (CHF) on x-ray
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/8/1999CA 99-309
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Johns1/8/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baringer, Dudley A
Healing Arts Urgent Care Center
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$130,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$158,084
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$103,402
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$130,000
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:8/11/2009 3:58:25 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel156033158084
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid101712103402

 

 

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