Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. THOMAS KIRCHNER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. THOMAS KIRCHNER, MD
10101 Forest Hill Blvd.
US

Court Case # CA 02-10557 AA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850500
Claim Number :551 01 833816
Date Submitted :8/12/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507rthomps2@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTHOMAS KIRCHNER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17136 Golf Pine Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSP 3000906$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71412Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/26/19994/8/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of daily fever.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Several test and procedures were performed including a Gallium Scan which was read by our insured.
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiffs allege our insured failed to properly read the Gallium Scan which lead to a failure to diagnose a dermal tract abscess.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/30/2002CA 02-10557 AA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach7/3/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
PALMS WEST 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
4/1/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$97,961
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,979
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$300,000
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
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50-2005-CA007658

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056692
Claim Number :135114
Date Submitted :3/8/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomas Kirchner
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11337 Okeechobee Boulevard, Suite A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Royal Palm BeachFL33411Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP42017$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71412Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery0

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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
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/19/200412/30/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
42 year old female approximately 36 weeks pregnant with a history of placenta previa.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
C-section to deliver approximately 36 week fetus.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose placenta accreta although the risk of placenta accreta and complications were explained to the patient by the perinatologist and the OB/GYN.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Intra abdominal blood loss leading to hypovolemic shock, cardiac arrest and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/6/200550-2005-CA007658
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/4/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Patel, Vinu D
Palm Beach Perinatal Center, PA
Wellington Imaging Associates, PA
Wellington Regional Medical Center
Weinstein, Bruce H
Anesthesiology Consultants of the Palm Beaches, 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
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$104,370
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$68,851
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/8/2011 9:57:53 AM
Reason for Change:Additional fees/expenses paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel87641104370
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5968268851

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574683
Claim Number : 195308
Date Submitted : 5/12/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
38-2317569  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Tracy M Harris
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 439 - 7932     tharris@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomas Kirchner
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12788 West Forest Hills Blvd, Suite 1003
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP70601$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor Limited to Mayo Clinic 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71412Radiology - interventional 

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/30/20135/28/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Routine Breast Cancer Screening
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Bilateral Screening Mammogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged Diagnosis of Cancerous conditions as benign finding
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
58 year-old female underwent bilateral screening mammogram and alleges the improper interpretation of the findings resulted in an 8 mo. delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer.
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
*NR4/30/2015
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
 
 
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$13,170
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,161
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel, and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/8/2015 5:24:48 PM
Reason for Change:Updating Indemnity Payment and ALEA information
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1116211189
Indemnity Paid0250000
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel996812615
 
Date of Change:5/12/2016 4:14:06 PM
Reason for Change:Updated non economic loss information.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1118912161
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss0250000
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1261513170

 

 

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Court Case # 50 2006 CA2340 MB AN

Indemnity Paid: $6,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849730
Claim Number :136156
Date Submitted :7/31/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomasMKirchner
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10101 Forest Hill Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP42017$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71412Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery0

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
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/22/20042/4/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Emphysema
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delay in reading chest x-ray
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Emphysema
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
7/10/200650 2006 CA2340 MB AN
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach5/28/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Wellington Regional Medical Center, Incorporated
Wellington Imaging Associates, PA
Montgomery, Donald
Driscoll, Lori
Inphynet Contracting Services, Inc.
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$6,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$34,421
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,826
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$6,000
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/31/2009 2:54:44 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after the file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2111434421
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid855110826

 

 

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