Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. SCOTT B SAMERA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. SCOTT B SAMERA, MD
404 NW Hall of Fame Dr.
US

Court Case # 14-000185CA

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679592
Claim Number : 20046-01
Date Submitted : 9/1/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PODIATRY INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1403235  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Karen   Kessler
Street Address
3000 Meridian Blvd., Suite 400
City State Zip
Franklin TN 37067
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(615) 371 - 8776 2249   kkessler@picagroup.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottBSamera
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed404 NW Hall of Fame Dr.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake CityFL32055Suwannee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1PD0046329$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PO3510  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSuwannee
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
2/1/201210/23/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Diabetic neuropathy; Charcot foot
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Application of Jones compression dressing; CAM Walker dispensed; crutches dispensed
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pltfs expert alleges that Dr. Samera failed to refer the patient to the appropriate specialist for a complete and comprehensive vascular status work up and evaluation in the presence of a diabetic neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease including absent pedal pulses, and Charcot foot.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/28/201414-000185CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Suwannee8/31/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Scott B. Samera, DPM, P.A.
Bienvenido Samera, M.D., P.A.
Samera, M.D., Bienvenido
Branford Family Medical Center, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
OtherDismissed w/prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$91,646
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$21,362
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
None - Specialty code #80993
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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