Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. TIFFANY BERKSHIRE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $196,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783873
Claim Number : 162555
Date Submitted : 12/19/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
61-0904881  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Teresa   Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
City State Zip
Nashville TN 37202
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804     Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTiffany Berkshire
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed401 NW 42nd Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PlantationFL33317Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10116$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7645Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PLANTATION GENERAL HOSPITAL100167
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/19/20169/8/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Respiratory distress, septicemia, volvulus of intestine.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege negligent care of patient who only received minimal fluids & antibiotics prior to coding/death. Patient was in critical condition & had urgent need for central line placement. ER physician ordered fluids & medication but patient's condition declined & he coded during intubation attempts once pediatric critical care physician arrived.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
*NR12/11/2017
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
12/7/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$196,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,613
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,378
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$196,000
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
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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