Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. LORRAINE FARKAS, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. LORRAINE FARKAS, MD
3800 Coconut Creek Parkway
US

Court Case # 03-02882

Indemnity Paid: $185,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534651
Claim Number :5453-01
Date Submitted :4/11/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PODIATRY INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1403235 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKaren Kessler
Street Address
110 Westwood Place
CityStateZip
BrentwoodTN37027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 87762249 kkessler@picagroup.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLorraine Farkas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3800 Coconut Creek Parkway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coconut CreekFL33066Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10123$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PO2281  

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/29/20017/2/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ulceration under cuboid region of left foot secondary to Charcot
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Debridement, dressing and off-loading
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed infection two weeks after last visit with insured, and he went on to have BKA.This resulted in allegation of improper treatment.At mostly all visits, insured clearly noted there were no signs of infection, including no edema, erythema or pus.
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
2/13/200303-02882
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward2/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lorraine R. Farkas, DPM, P.A.
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
2/3/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$185,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$107,419
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$21,274
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
None
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:4/11/2007 1:04:35 PM
Reason for Change:License # added
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Insured License NumberPO2281

 

 

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

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