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Dr. MAREK W GALAZKA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. MAREK W GALAZKA, MD
1875 N.W. Corporate Blvd., Suite 270
US

Court Case # 11-CA-015607 MB AF

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366126
Claim Number :176303
Date Submitted :2/22/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Galazka, Marek WPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569ME103470
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRita  Markley
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
CityStateZip
BirminghamAL35209
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7916  [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarekWGalazka
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1875 N.W. Corporate Blvd., Suite 270
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33431Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP72684$250,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME103470Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/17/20102/15/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hyponatremia with altered mental status
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Brain MRI, medical management and transfer to facility with neurosurgery services.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleges failure to order STAT neurology consult resulted in development of Herpes Encephalitis post-transfer to another facility, resulting in death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/24/201211-CA-015607 MB AF
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach2/11/2013
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
2/20/2013
 
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$40,466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,076
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
Inured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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