Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JEFFREY W BALTZER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 35-2019-CA-001452

Indemnity Paid: $187,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201990454
Claim Number : 376697
Date Submitted : 11/1/2019
 
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
IndividualJeffreyWBaltzer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed600 East Dixie Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LeesburgFL34748Lake
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1032171$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME124617Pathology - All Other 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLake
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEESBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100084
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPathology
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/23/20183/1/2019
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Renal mass.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Pathologic interpretation of needle biopsy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged misdiagnosis of renal cell carcinoma.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged misdiagnosis of renal cell carcinoma resulting in left nephrectomy and reduced renal function.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/10/201935-2019-CA-001452
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lake10/24/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Rizzulo, MD, David R
Leesburg Regonal Medical Center, Inc. dba Leesburg Regional
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
10/24/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$187,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,032
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,114
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$357,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$17,500$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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