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

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. STEVEN SCHWARTZ, MD
1121 Overcash Drive
US

Court Case # 08-12272CI

Indemnity Paid: $210,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056677
Claim Number :2008-31-01-0058
Date Submitted :3/9/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PHYSICIANS INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-5245060 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJaclynSAdler
Street Address
9300 NW 14th Street
CityStateZip
Pembroke PinesFL33024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 559 - 3131 (954) 431 - 8388Jadjuster2@aol.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSteven Schwartz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1121 Overcash Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DunedinFL34698Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PIR100105$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42362Nephrology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/4/20064/1/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Admitted for dehydration and vomiting
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No operaton, diagnostic, or treatment procedure caused an injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failre to recognize rapid increase in sodium levelresulting in CPM [Central Pontine Myelinolysis]
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/21/200808-12272CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas2/10/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Reyes, Daisy
Largo 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
2/10/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$210,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$82,049
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
None at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 13-1231CI

Indemnity Paid: $160,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574565
Claim Number : 12831-1
Date Submitted : 5/7/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LANCET INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1479165  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Christopher   Teter
Street Address
2810 West St. Isabel Street Suite 100
City State Zip
Tampa FL 33602
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(813) 290 - 8282 265   cteter@lancetindemnity.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSTEVEN SCHWARTZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1121 Overcash Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DunedinFL34698Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LR091010000538$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42362Nephrology - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityGulf Coast Dialysis Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherGulf Coast Dialysis Center
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/17/201111/7/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant sought hemodialysis treatment for end stage renal disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to discontinue use of a catheter for a mature fistula that resulted in end line sepsis and death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to discontinue use of a catheter for a mature fistula that resulted in end line sepsis and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/1/201313-1231CI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas4/16/2015
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
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/15/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$160,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$130,000
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$160,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurer is unaware of any steps taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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