Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Alachua County Florida

Dr. Jean Cook Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-05CA4991

Indemnity Paid: $2,317,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850543
Claim Number :32578-02
Date Submitted :8/19/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJean Cook
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6440 W Newberry Road, Ste 508
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98217$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47540Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/20/20038/26/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was evaluated for irregular menses and diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient evaluated in the physician's office.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegations of failing to timely diagnose the patient's endometrial cancer, even though medical records indicate the patient was diagnosed with an aggressive primary ovarian cancer.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death of this 53 year old married female.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/28/200501-05CA4991
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua7/24/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/24/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,317,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$210,987
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$208,291
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,317,500
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Larry A Baker Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 1:04cv29 SPM

Indemnity Paid: $1,200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538826
Claim Number :ASG-SIR02-0287-LB
Date Submitted :12/13/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRoy Higdon
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway, Suite 600
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 88928892(713) 243 - 7311roy_higdon@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLarryABaker
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1 Harbor Way
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiltonWV25541Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
680-1364$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7147Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Prison 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPrison
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/29/20012/18/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to treat head injury resulting in emergency neurosurgical intervention.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to treat head injury resulting in emergency neurosurgical intervention.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis noted.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure to treat head injury resulting in emergency neurosurgical intervention.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/28/20021:04cv29 SPM
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua12/14/2004
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
OtherSettled
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
10/13/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$353,391
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,831
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Su-Min Oon Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-2013-CA-003035

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575939
Claim Number : 312263
Date Submitted : 10/1/2015
 
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 AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSu-Min Oon
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5745 S.W. 75th Street, #159
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32608Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0933428$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76691Anesthesiology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/2/201211/12/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for a lap band bariatric procedure.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Lap band bariatric procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged esophageal tear during placement of lap band resulting in patient's death.
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
7/28/201401-2013-CA-003035
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua9/19/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Rose, MD, Jeffrey L
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Surgical Group of Gainesville, P.A.
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$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$53,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
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
Unknown.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Brian L Werbel Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-004503

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782793
Claim Number : 53685
Date Submitted : 8/11/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (407) 370 - 2247 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBrianLWerbel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3830 SW 92nd Dr.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32608Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1602859 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME93739Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/4/20134/1/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Mycotic aneurysm
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/18/20152015-CA-004503
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua7/20/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Uy, MD, Clarence N
Wilson, MD, Charles S
Zentko, MD, Suzanne E
Farnham, ARNP, Genevieve K
Patterson, ARNP, Joy
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Gainesville Emergency Medicine Assoc.
Hospital Internal Medicine
Cardiac & Vascular Institute
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
7/20/2017
 
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$34,967
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,765
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,200,000$0
Wage Loss$0$242,000
Other Expenses$17,000$1,600,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Suzanne E Zentko Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-004503

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782794
Claim Number : 53686
Date Submitted : 8/11/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (407) 370 - 2247 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSuzanneEZentko
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed325 Turkey Creek
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AlachuaFL32615Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1602859 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME108005Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/4/20134/1/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Mycotic aneurysm
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/18/20152015-CA-004503
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua7/20/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Uy, MD, Clarence N
Wilson, MD, Charles S
Werbel, MD, Brian L
Farnham, ARNP, Genevieve K
Patterson, ARNP, Joy
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Gainesville Emergency Medicine Assoc.
Hospital Internal Medicine
Cardiac & Vascular Institute
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
7/20/2017
 
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$34,139
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,311
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,200,000$0
Wage Loss$0$242,000
Other Expenses$17,000$1,600,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Genevieve K Farnham Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-004503

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782795
Claim Number : 53764
Date Submitted : 8/11/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (407) 370 - 2247 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGenevieveKFarnham
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4645 NW 8th Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1602859 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Registered Nurse 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ARNP9352142Cardiovascular Disease - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/4/20134/1/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Mycotic aneurysm
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/18/20152015-CA-004503
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua7/20/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Uy, MD, Clarence N
Wilson, MD, Charles S
Werbel, MD, Brian L
Zentko, MD, Suzanne E
Patterson, ARNP, Joy
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Gainesville Emergency Medical Assoc
Hospital Internal Medicine
Cardiac & Vascular Institute
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
7/20/2017
 
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$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,105
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$1,200,000$0
Wage Loss$0$242,000
Other Expenses$17,000$1,600,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Brian L Werbel Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-11-CA-1777

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263265
Claim Number :159335
Date Submitted :3/27/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
14497 North Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 115-N
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2047
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBrianLWerbel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4645 NW 8th Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP36570$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME93739Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/23/20084/17/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Exertional dyspnea and one episode of orthostatic hypotension.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient had long-time A-fib and was being treated with medication following cardiac catheterization.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleged failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism, resulting in death.
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
4/13/201101-11-CA-1777
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua3/8/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Cardiology Associates of Gainesville
G. Cooper & Associates, P.A.
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
3/20/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$975,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,067
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,569
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$975,000
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. ROBERT A GREENBERG Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 0103CA1449

Indemnity Paid: $900,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433839
Claim Number :502082
Date Submitted :12/28/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE INDEMNITY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2048400 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTerrymBinns
Street Address
1888 Century Park East, Suite 800
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90067
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 556 - 7488 (310) 556 - 7400Tbinns@scpie-ahi.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROBERTAGREENBERG
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6629 NW 9TH BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GAINESVILLEFL32605-4206Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0028257183$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME13988Internal Medicine - Minor SurgeryUnknown

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100204
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/9/200212/6/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
C-section.
Diagnostic Code :Unknown
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Severe damage to the heart resulting from a coronary artery dissection-assumed at the time of delivery.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/3/20030103CA1449
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua12/23/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
North Florida Regional 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
12/23/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$900,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$53,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,794
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
Interview with investigator and defense counsel, answer interrogatories, deposition, review of expert opinions.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Oscar B DePaz Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-2004-CA-003027

Indemnity Paid: $850,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200641916
Claim Number :17075
Date Submitted :9/12/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOscarBDePaz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4881 NW 8th Avenue Suite 2
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600225 02$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43599Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation4201

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FAlachua
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
1/24/20031/31/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic upper and lower back and neck pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Botox/Lidocaine injections
Diagnostic Code :798.2
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged improper use of Botox/Lidocaine for pain control
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Anaphylactic shock
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/8/200401-2004-CA-003027
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua8/24/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Southeastern Integrated Medical
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
7/25/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$850,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$84,580
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$48,754
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$850,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$5,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/12/2006 8:52:53 AM
Reason for Change:Report udpated to reflect Court document final disposition date of 08/24/06, Dismissal with Prejudice
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition18-JUL-0624-AUG-06

 

 

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Dr. James J O'Meara Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015CA000139

Indemnity Paid: $850,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677139
Claim Number : 50557
Date Submitted : 2/15/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (407) 370 - 2247 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesJO'Meara
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1151 NW 64th Terrace
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32605Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1602859 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70431Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MAlachua
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
7/5/20128/26/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left popliteal artery oclusion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly evaluate and treat left popliteal artery occlusion
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stent failure and chronic pain
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/15/20152015CA000139
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Alachua2/2/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Cardiac & Vascular Institute
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
2/2/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$850,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,783
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,106
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$70,000$2,000,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$50,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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