Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. WILLIAM KAUFMAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. WILLIAM KAUFMAN, MD
8055 Evening Star Lane
US

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781265
Claim Number : F13-0251-12
Date Submitted : 2/21/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sasha   Yamamoto
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2135     syamamoto@norcal-group.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWilliam Kaufman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8055 Evening Star Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32312Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000106$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME30695Physicians - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysicians Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/1/201212/9/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured for treatment of psoriatic arthritis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No procedure was performed
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose cellulitis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleging he informed the insured of an open wound on his leg that later became infected leading to the need for extensive debridement of the leg and partial loss of vision
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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
*NR12/14/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Szczensy, John
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/14/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$63,132
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
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781544
Claim Number : F13-0251-12
Date Submitted : 3/24/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sash   Yamamoto
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2135     syamamoto@norcal-group.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWilliamPKaufman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8055 Evening Star Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TallahasseeFL32312Leon
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000106$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME30695Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLeon
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysicians Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/1/201212/9/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured for treatment of psoriatic arthritis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No procedure was performed
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose cellulitis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleging he informed insured of an open wound on his leg that later became infected leading to the need for extensive debridement of the leg and partial loss of vision
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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
*NR11/15/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Szczensy, John
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being 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$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$63,134
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
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

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