Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MYRLE GRATE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. MYRLE GRATE, MD
1871 Professional Park Circle
US

Court Case # 08-468CA

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056284
Claim Number :36759-01
Date Submitted :2/2/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMyrle Grate
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1871 Professional Park Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32308Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18172$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME14452Surgery - Otorhinolaryngology80159

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/19/20042/25/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Allergic rhinitis, hearing loss, impacted cerumen, sinus disease and leukoplakia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured advised plaintiff to follow up with his dentist to address tooth decay in the area of identified leukoplakia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff failed to follow up with his dentist as requested, resulting in an approximate 2 year delay in the diagnosis of oral carcinoma.Plaintiff's allege insured was negligent for failing to timely diagnose oral carcinoma, resulting in metastatic disease and decreased survivability.
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
7/21/200808-468CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Taylor1/12/2010
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
1/12/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,055
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,257
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2018 CA 001796

Indemnity Paid: $137,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988060
Claim Number : 365100
Date Submitted : 3/6/2019
 
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
IndividualMyrleRGrate
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1871 Professional Park Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32308Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
951847$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME14452Otology - 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
 FLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionCapitol Regional Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/11/20171/18/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with recurrent mandibular dislocation which was unstable hence the need for the bandage.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent a reduction of mandibular dislocation under general anesthesia with Barton bandage placement.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Disputed allegations that the Barton bandage was applied too tight and remained in place too long resulting in skin necrosis.
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
8/31/20182018 CA 001796
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Leon3/5/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tallahassee Medical Center, Inc. sba Capital Regional Medica
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
3/5/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$137,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,944
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,127
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
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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