Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. PETER BALLAS, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 97-007241 (04)

Indemnity Paid: $20,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200537057
Claim Number :96M06735
Date Submitted :10/6/2005
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNina LGorton
Street Address
195 lake louise marie road
rock hillNY12775
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(845) 796 - 21005062(845) 807 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Individualpeter ballas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed16244 s military trail suite 290
CityStateZip CodeCounty
delray beachFL33484Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME46838Dermatology - All Other 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
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
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
complaint of rash to the axillae and groin
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
antibiotic creams
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
failure to consider lyme disease in differential diagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
failure todiagnose lyme disease
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/12/199797-007241 (04)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/16/2005
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$20,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$146,299
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$32,432
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
the insured has consulted with defense counsel, medical experts and claims personnel regarding this matter
No updates found.



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