Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. STEVEN H PALETSKY, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. STEVEN H PALETSKY, MD
4875 Pelican Colony Blvd., Apt 2001
US

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $425,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092493
Claim Number : 382940
Date Submitted : 5/19/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Angela   LaFrance
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Pkwy., W., Suite 400
City State Zip
JACKSONVILLE FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3045     alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenHPaletsky
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4875 Pelican Colony Blvd., Apt 2001
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Bonita SpringsFL34134Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0948561$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME37399Surgery - Urological 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilitySurgery center
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/18/20174/9/2019
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured with aggressive prostate cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured performed a radical prostatectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged negligence in leaving a guidewire in the patient's body following a radical prostatectomy.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. 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
*NR5/11/2020
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
21st Century Oncology
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
5/5/2020
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$425,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$7,250
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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