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Dr. SCOTT S KATZMAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. SCOTT S KATZMAN, MD
2401 First Flvd., STE 7
US

Court Case # 03 CA001308 MP

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537248
Claim Number :83-009207
Date Submitted :10/12/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSCOTTSKATZMAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 Frist Blvd., Suite 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
011809167-0000$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPhysicians's Office
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/22/20024/2/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient underwent a diskogram at L4-5, L4-5 arthroscopic diskectomy transarticular and facet oblain at L4-5, L5-S1,Claimant claims that there are a multitude of activies that he cannot longer due.He claims that his overall condition and pain level is worse as a result of the surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent a disogram at L4-5, L4-5 arthroscopic diskectomy transarticular and a facet oblaion at L4-5, L5-S1.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleges that the LASE procedure that insured doctor performed on claimant was contraindicated due to an extruded disc in his lumbar spine.The procedure was said to have worsened his condition resulting in leg weakness with foot drop and damaged nerve root.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff claims that he did not consent to the procedure performed by insured doctor.Insured initially apprised the partient that he would perform a LASE proedure.However at surgery Doctor instead performed a WOLF procedure.Claimant claims that the surgery made his condition worse that it was.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/26/200303 CA001308 MP
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie9/29/2005
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/10/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$56,223
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,218
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$31,458$0
Wage Loss$21,161$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
The insured will take all necessary steps to inform the patients of the procedure being done.He will request that he patient sign a written consent explaining the procedure being done prior to the surgery.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # CA-02-02963 AG

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537493
Claim Number :18055-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSCOTTSKATZMAN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 FRIST BLVD, SUITE 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125972$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/24/20008/29/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The claimant presented to the insured with back pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured undertook back surgery, performing discectomy with spinal fusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that during the procedure the claimant suffered a dura tear which the insured repaired. She later developed sepsis and died.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/7/2002CA-02-02963 AG
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/17/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Berger, Jay
Jay S. Berger, MD, P.A.
Scott S. Katzman, MD, P.A.
LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
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
8/11/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$81,241
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$33,937
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
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$300,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50 2008 CA 037386

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955084
Claim Number :08-07-0046-A
Date Submitted :11/30/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLinda Collins
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road, Suite 110
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887214(904) 296 - 1245lcollins@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScott Katzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 First Blvd., Ste. 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000379$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationAdvanced Orthopedics and Pain Management
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/27/20077/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Back pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lumbar discography @ L5-S1 and laser-assisted far lateral transpedicular discectomy @ L5-S1.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alledged small bowel loop perforation.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/15/200850 2008 CA 037386
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/7/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Ghosh, Anjar
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
8/28/2009
 
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$48,883
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$50,000
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.Risk Management has discussed this case with the Insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/30/2009 11:39:23 AM
Reason for Change:Final Defense Attorney invoice had not been included in previous report.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4861948883

 

 

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Court Case # 2014CA010568

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676811
Claim Number : 1019226
Date Submitted : 1/8/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-6021331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Marissa A Brubaker
Street Address
The Medical Protective Company, 5814 Reed Rd
City State Zip
Fort Wayne IN 46836
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 3776 6353   Marissa.Brubaker@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 First Blvd Ste 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityAdvanced Orthopedics and Pain Management
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/23/20144/23/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Back pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Post operative cord compression
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Paralysis and patient decision to discontinue life support. Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/27/20142014CA010568
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach11/28/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center LLC
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
12/7/2015
 
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$11,112
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$75,000
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2014CA010568

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679447
Claim Number : 2014CA010568
Date Submitted : 8/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Katzman, Scott S Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1665800 ME65564
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Jennifer   Leggett
Street Address
3970 RCA Blvd. Ste# 7005
City State Zip
Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(855) 853 - 6542 534 (561) 729 - 0148 jenniferl@advancedhere.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2401 Frist Blvd. Ste# 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityOrlando Health
Name of InstitutionCode
ADVANCED AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, LLC14960342
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Recovery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/23/20144/24/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient had severe back pain. Needed a 2-level artificial disc replacement
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent a 2-level artificial disc replacement. The size of the artificial disc that was used was too big causing quadriplegia
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There were no misdiagnosis in this case.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient became a quadriplegic which hindered his respiratory system. Patient opted to not live this way and to be taken off all life support. He passed shortly after.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/26/20152014CA010568
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach12/7/2015
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
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
12/7/2015
 
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$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$250,000$0
Wage Loss$250,000$0
Other Expenses$25,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Make sure every artificial disc is the exact size needed.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 42547128

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886440
Claim Number : 1019491-02
Date Submitted : 9/14/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-6021331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Michelle Pierron
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 3776     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 First Blvd Ste 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMartin
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALM BEACH GARDENS MEDICAL CENTER100176
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/15/20142/23/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Spinal Stenosis, back pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lumbar decompression surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly perform surgery
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Foot drop, bladder complaints, aggravated lower extremity weakness
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/9/201642547128
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/7/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Advanced Orthopedics & pain Management PL
Palm Beach Gardens Community Hospital
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
9/7/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$43,484
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,933
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$93,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$132,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
NA
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $25,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201573688
Claim Number : 1018236
Date Submitted : 9/2/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-6021331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Myra J Lassen
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Fort Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 First Flvd., STE 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - General 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
ADVANCED AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, LLC14960342
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20143/13/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Back issues treatment
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
2 level total disc replacement implants anchors
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Retained raytec sponge
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Additional surgery
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR2/4/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/11/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$25,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$2,500
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$15,000
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
n/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/2/2015 7:39:57 AM
Reason for Change:Update issue company
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Insurer NameNATIONAL LIABILITY & FIRE INSURANCE COMPANYNATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $10,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574681
Claim Number : 1018236
Date Submitted : 9/2/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-6021331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Myra J Lassen
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Fort Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 First Blvd, STE 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALM BEACH GARDENS MEDICAL CENTER100176
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20143/10/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Back issues
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
2 level disc replacement
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Retained raytec sponge
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Additional surgery
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
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR4/2/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/11/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$10,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$2,500
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$20,000
Deductible$15,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/2/2015 7:43:09 AM
Reason for Change:Update Issue Company
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Insurer NameNATIONAL LIABILITY & FIRE INSURANCE COMPANYNATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY

 

 

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Court Case # 14023318

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884181
Claim Number : 1020795
Date Submitted : 9/25/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL LIABILITY & FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2403971  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Michelle Pierron
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 3776     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottSKatzman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2401 Frist Blvd, Ste 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34950St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ES005777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65564Surgery - Orthopedic 

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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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/12/20148/18/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Herniated disks L3-4 and L4-5
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Numerous surgeries, failed hardware and nonunion
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Unnecessary surgery, improper technique
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Left leg instability, debilitating back pain
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/8/201414023318
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward12/28/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Andrade, PA, Denise
Advanced Orthopedics LLC
Advanced Orthopedicis & Pain Management
International Spine Institute LLC
Scott Katzman MD PA
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Summary judgment for the defendant. 
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$23,838
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,414
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/28/2018 2:21:34 PM
Reason for Change:Used wrong DOB for plaintiff. Same has been corrected
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Age5543
Injured Person Date of Birth01-FEB-5925-FEB-71
 
Date of Change:9/25/2018 4:17:18 PM
Reason for Change:ALE update
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid011414
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3294123838

 

 

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