Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. STEVEN BAXTER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2016 CA 002208 MP

Indemnity Paid: $928,355.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886143
Claim Number : C165709
Date Submitted : 8/14/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ADMIRAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
22-2235730  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Denise   Padilla
Street Address
1000 Howard Blvd, Ste. 300
City State Zip
Mount Laurel NJ 08054
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(856) 505 - 8115     dpadilla@admiralins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSTEVEN BAXTER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7450 Dr Phillips Blvd., Suite 215
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32819Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EO000029624-01$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN14090Dental General Practice - NOC 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOsceola
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityKissimmee Family Dentistry
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/22/20164/25/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to dental office on 04/22/2016 for extraction of wisdom teeth and first bicuspids under conscious sedation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Extraction of wisdom teeth and first bicuspids under conscious sedation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
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Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Dental malpractice claim resulting from dental care and treatment provided to patient on 04/22/2016. Plaintiff¿s complaint alleged the dentist over-administered and incorrectly used anesthetic agents, which caused the patient to suffer cardiopulmonary collapse and fatal anoxia and that the dentist failed to properly monitor and record the patient¿s vital signs during the procedure on 04/22/2016, which allegedly resulted in the patient¿s death on 04/25/2016.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/26/20162016 CA 002208 MP
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Osceola3/23/2018
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
3/23/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$928,355
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$76,667
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$21,219
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
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/14/2018 2:52:00 PM
Reason for Change:There were three separate indemnity payments made on this claim. One for $80,000, another for $205,000, and lastly a payment of $643,355.78. All other information on this claim is the same.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid80000205000
 
Date of Change:8/14/2018 2:56:41 PM
Reason for Change:There were three different Indemnity payments made on this claim. One for $80,000, another for $205,000, and lastly on of $643,355, totalling $928,355.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid205000928355

 

 

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Court Case # 09CA33284

Indemnity Paid: $629,437.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367530
Claim Number :7004274
Date Submitted :6/25/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FORTRESS INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-4159841 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJanetLMeyer
Street Address
6133 North River Road, Suite 650
CityStateZip
RosemontIL60018
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 653 - 8823 (847) 653 - 8485janet.meyer@fortressins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenDBaxter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12329 South Orange Blossom Trail
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32837Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
3000308$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN14090Dentists 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
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
5/29/200810/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the insured for the extraction of teeth #'s 16 and 17.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured extracted teeth #'s 16 and 17.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleges jaw fracture and nerve damage due to improper extraction of tooth #17.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/6/200909CA33284
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange5/13/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/18/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$629,437
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$49,907
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,247
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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