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Dr. RENATO BERGER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 09-56992-CA-08

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201159750
Claim Number :09-07-0129-A
Date Submitted :1/27/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenRCarey
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Rd., Suite 110
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887224(904) 296 - 1245scarey@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRenato Berger
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 110
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coconut CreekFL33073Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000284$250,000$75,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME80792Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/13/20078/18/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Insured was the treating pediatrician and first noted at 7 months of age the child had a small head circumference and suspected the possibility of craniosynostosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured suspected the possibility of craniosynostosis and referred the patient to a craniofacial specialist.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bilateral blindness and brain damage.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/8/200909-56992-CA-08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward1/26/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fritts, ARNP, Mary
Stelnicki, M.D., Eric
Eric Stelnicki, M.D., P.A.
Baquero, M.D., Jamie
Jamie Baquero, M.D., P.A.
Katz, M.D., Michael
Michael Katz, M.D., P.A.
Bachow, M.D., Terry
Terry Bachow, M.D., P.A.
Imaging Consultants of South Florida, LLC
West Boca Medical Center, Inc.
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
12/1/2010
 
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$71,986
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the Insurd and Risk Management. Risk Management has discussed the case with the Insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 12-30242

Indemnity Paid: $248,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367562
Claim Number :12-0003-A-11
Date Submitted :12/27/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 - 1013mdixon@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRenato Berger
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Ste. 110
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coconut CreekFL33073Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000284$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME80792Pediatrics - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
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
10/23/20111/4/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured for follow-up after a 10 day course of treatment w/Augmentin for ear infection and asthma.The insured noted opacification of the right tympanic membrane and a thick post nasal drip.He prescribed Bactrim for 14 days, for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis and otitis media.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of Augmentin and then Bactrim.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was diagnosed with pharyngitis and fifth disease erythema infectiosum.A few days later, the patient was taken to the ER and diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to properly evaluate, diagnose and treat Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/26/201212-30242
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/6/2013
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
6/6/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$248,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$31,602
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management was notified.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/27/2013 7:48:06 AM
Reason for Change:Additional ALAE received.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2435131602

 

 

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