Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MATTHEW S BAKER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 11-003930-CA

Indemnity Paid: $62,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677746
Claim Number : 2026
Date Submitted : 3/30/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS INS. CO. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
03-0347914  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Elizabeth   Franklin
Street Address
401 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
City State Zip
St. Louis MO 63141
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(314) 292 - 6526   (314) 993 - 6843 efranklin@aaortho.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMatthewSBaker
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5911 N. Honore Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34231Manatee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PLC09FL00236-04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN17767Orthodontics 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FManatee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationOrthodontic office
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOrthodontic office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/13/20097/9/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Crowding.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Orthodontic treatment.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Root resorption developed during orthodontic treatment; possible loss of teeth 8 and 9.
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
10/29/201211-003930-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte10/30/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Kay O'Leary, DDS, PA
O'Leary, Kay
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
12/17/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$62,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$104,995
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$47,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$15,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Improved monitoring of teeth using radiographs and examinations.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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