Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. LAWRENCE A BERGER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 14-016392 CA-01

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575553
Claim Number : 192512
Date Submitted : 12/29/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
38-2317569  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Denise   Stokes
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 802 - 4790     dstokes@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLawrenceABerger
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed20197 Northeast 27th Court, Suite 580
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AventuraFL33180Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP40338$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51685Pulmonary Diseases - 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
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
AVENTURA HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CTR.100131
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/26/20132/5/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness and dizziness
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Echocardiogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No Misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
51 year old male underwent echocardiogram interpreted by Dr. Berger & expired 4 days later from bacterial endocarditis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/7/201414-016392 CA-01
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade8/10/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lawrence A Berger 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
6/5/2015
 
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$113,348
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$67,963
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel, and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/4/2016 4:09:11 PM
Reason for Change:Updated non economic loss information.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid11383667964
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss0250000
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel0113182
 
Date of Change:12/29/2016 9:38:27 AM
Reason for Change:updated ALAE information
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid6796467963
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel113182113348

 

 

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