Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Bay County Florida

Dr. ISMAIL M ZABIH Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-4186CA

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366234
Claim Number :5136620-01
Date Submitted :9/23/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusanKSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualIsmailMZabih
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11111 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Ste 106
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama City BeachFL32407Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
684997$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85390Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/6/20066/13/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pounding headache and neck pain following boating accident
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Emergency room treatment and admission to hospital
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to timely request stat neurology consult
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke with permanent disabilities
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
10/3/200808-4186CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay2/12/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Center
Unis RN, Kristen
AMN Healthcare Inc
Epstein MD, Frederick
Bay Emergency Physician Specialists Inc
Panama Internal Medicine Associates 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
2/12/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$368,542
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$209,581
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/23/2013 2:55:41 PM
Reason for Change:Update ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel357268368542
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid185546209581

 

 

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Dr. HASHEM MUBARAK Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2017-CA-00898

Indemnity Paid: $740,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885716
Claim Number : 61415
Date Submitted : 6/22/2018
 
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   (404) 842 - 3319 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHashem Mubarak
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed801 E. 6th St. Ste. 504
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1603173 02$2,000,000$5,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME46828Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/2/20163/20/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ischemia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Myocardial perfusion stress test
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose ischemia
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardiac arrest
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/14/20172017-CA-00898
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay6/4/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pulido, MD, Mario
McDonald, ARNP, Katherine
Bay Medical Center
Panama City Inpatient Services
Emcare, Inc.
Enconfina Cardiology Group
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
6/4/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$740,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,398
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,407
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$4,495$200,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CYRIL DESILVA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2017-000461-CA

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885993
Claim Number : 45373-1
Date Submitted : 7/25/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Bay Medical Sacred Heart Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
90-079972 3982
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual BRIAN A CATRON
Street Address
2591 Wexford Bayne Road, Suite 401
City State Zip
Sewickley PA 15143
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(724) 934 - 6615     BRIAN.CATRON@VCM-LLC.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCyril DeSilva
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer801 E. 6th Street Suite 302
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LHP SIR 2015$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME103399Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/10/201410/19/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Four level disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Four level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged dysphagia with permanent PEG tube for nutrition.
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
4/27/20172017-000461-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/17/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Sacred Heart
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
7/14/2018
 
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$58,154
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
Any risk issues have been addressed or will be addressed in the future.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CYRIL DESILVA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2017-000461-CA

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885658
Claim Number : 45373-2
Date Submitted : 6/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Bay Medical Sacred Heart Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
90-079972 3982
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual BRIAN A CATRON
Street Address
2591 Wexford Bayne Road, Suite 401
City State Zip
Sewickley PA 15143
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(724) 934 - 6615     BRIAN.CATRON@VCM-LLC.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCyril DeSilva
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer801 E. 6th Street, Suite 302
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32401Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LHP SIR 2015$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME103399Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/10/201410/19/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical Myelopathy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to properly treat cervical myelopathy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged dysphagia with permanent PEG tube for nutrition.
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
4/27/20172017-000461-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/17/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bay Medical Sacred Heart
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$48,892
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
Any risk issues have been addressed or will be addressed in the future.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CARL G BAILEY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 02-2981-CA

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535107
Claim Number :15543
Date Submitted :11/8/2005
 
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
IndividualCarlGBailey
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedPO Box 1770
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32402Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600526 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54829Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery2701

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/9/20004/24/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Breast cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Screening mammogram
Diagnostic Code :DC233.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose breast cancer
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/16/200202-2981-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay5/11/2005
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
4/1/2005
 
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$52,338
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$200,000$100,000
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:11/8/2005 12:37:41 PM
Reason for Change:Corrected final disposition date
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition01-APR-0511-MAY-05

 

 

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Dr. MOHIUDDIN A SYED Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 10-2826-CA

Indemnity Paid: $490,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201365725
Claim Number :0AA736496
Date Submitted :1/14/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORKPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-1568827 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMike  Clark
Street Address
199 Scott Swamp Road
CityStateZip
FarmingtonCT06032
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(860) 321 - 2544 (877) 256 - 5067mclark@onebeaconpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMOHIUDDINASYED
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed12073 SW 125th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33186Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MPP-232909$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9369Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLiberty
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/7/20097/6/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE PATIENT AT ISSUE IN THIS MATTER (AGE 37) INITIALLY PRESENTED TO ANOTHER EMERGENCY ROOM WITH SYMPTOMS INCLUDING VOMITING AND DIFFICULTY WALKING, HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GASTROENTERITIS, AND DISCHARGED HOME. LATER THAT MORNING, HE RETURNED TO THE SAME EMERGENCY ROOM WITH ONGOING NEUROLOGIC COMPLAINTS, AND WAS THEN ASSESSED TO HAVE HAD A CVA, AND WAS TRANSFERRED TO BAY MEDICAL CENTER FOR FURTHER EVALUATION
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
AT BAY MEDICAL CENTER, HE WAS EVALUATED BY THE EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN WHO PERFORMED A LUMBAR PUNCTURE AND DIAGNOSED THE PATIENT WITH HAVING A NON-HEMORRHAGIC CVA AND POSSIBLE MENINGITIS. DR. SYED WAS NOTIFIED FOR ADMISSION ONLY SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE PATIENT'S SYMPTOMS BEGAN, GAVE THE PATIENT AN ASSESSMENT THAT INCLUDED CVA, AND HE ALSO NOTED THE PATIENT WAS OUTSIDE OF THE TIME WINDOW FOR TPA (CLOT BUSTING DRUG) ADMINISTRATION. HIS ORDERS INCLUDED NEURO CHECKS EVERY 2 HOURS, NPO AND SPEECH THERAPY FOR A SWALLOW EVALUATION, AN MRI OF THE BRAIN, AND A NEUROLOGY CONSULT IN THE AM. DR. SYED HAD NO FURTHER INVOLVEMENT WITH THE PATIENT AFTER HIS EXAMINATION WAS COMPLETED AND ORDERS WERE WRITTEN ON OCTOBER 7, 2009. THERE WERE NO REPORTED CHANGES IN MR. VAUGHN'S NEUROLOGIC STATUS THAT WERE COMMUNICATED TO DR. SYED THROUGHOUT THE REMAINDER OF HIS SHIFT. MR. VAUGHN'S CONDITION DETERIORATED THE FOLLOWING DAY AFTER ANOTHER PHYSICIAN HAD ASSUMED HIS CARE, AND HIS OUTCOME WAS THAT OF A CVA WITH WEAKNESS AND DIFFICULTY WITH SPEECH AND SWALLOWING.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
THE PLAINTIFFS IN THIS CASE ALLEGE THAT DR. SYED FAILED TO OBTAIN AN IMMEDIATE CONSULTATION WITH A NEUROLOGIST AND OR NEUROSURGEON ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE. FAILING TO ORDER OR RECOMMEND THAT AN IMMEDIATE WORK UP BE PERFORMED ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 TO PROMPTLY DIAGNOSE THE IMPENDING THROMBOTIC STROKE TO AVOID OR LESSEN THE SEVERITY OF THE COMPLICATIONS ULTIMATELY SUFFERED BY THE PLAINTIFF. FAILING TO ORDER OR RECOMMEND A STAT MRI OR MRA OF THE BRAIN ON 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE. FAILING TO GIVE ORDER OR CAUSE TO BE ADMINISTERED T PA TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR OR SOME CLOT BUSTING DRUG ON THE EVENING OF 10 07 2009 AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS OF NON HEMORRHAGIC CVA WAS MADE BY DR TULLY. FAILING TO FOLLOW UP WITH THE PATIENT BY AT LEAST COMMUNICATING WITH THE NURSING PERSONAL DURING THE NIGHT HOURS OF 10 07 2009 AND THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF 10 08 2009 WHICH WOULD HAVE LED TO AN EARLIER DIAGNOSIS OF THE SEVERE COMPLICATIONS ARISING FROM THE INITIAL THROMBOTIC STROKE.
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
7/11/201110-2826-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay1/3/2013
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
1/4/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$490,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$174,361
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
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
Not known at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. CATHERINE M SIMS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 17-000019-CA

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201989221
Claim Number : 2018
Date Submitted : 6/28/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SIMS, CATHERINE M Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
41-7273856 ARNP9242714
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Catherine M Sims
Street Address
103 E 23rd Street
City State Zip
Panama City FL 32405
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(850) 769 - 0338   (850) 640 - 2195 info@emeraldcoastobgyn.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCatherineMSims
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer103 E 23rd Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
400746500$300,000$300,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Midwife 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ARNP9242714Gynecology - No SurgeryCNM1238

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (PANAMA CITY)100242
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/10/20141/9/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Transposition of the greater vessels of the aorta.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Normal vaginal delivery. Birth defect
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Claims that heart condition should have been seen on the ultrasound during pregnancy
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Transposition of the greater vessels of the aorta
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/9/201717-000019-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay1/16/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pennington, Toni L
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/31/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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
Ultrasounds now being read by a radiologist
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Dr. MARK FOPPE Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 20959364

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575638
Claim Number : DSNRRG-SABE-13P-2738
Date Submitted : 8/25/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS & SURGEONS NATIONAL RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
68-0656137  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
City State Zip
Houston TX 77024
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMARK FOPPE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed859 HANOVER WAY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LAKELANDFL33813Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
13-010428-02$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8701Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAY MEDICAL CENTER100026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/9/20148/18/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
HERNIA
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO MANUALLY REDUCE THE INCARCERATED HERNIA IN ED UNDER CONSCIOUS SEDATION
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT ASPIRATED AND DIED OF ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/25/201420959364
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay7/20/2015
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
5/27/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,010
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
UNKNOWN
 
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Dr. KETAN PATEL Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-631

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

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Department File Number : M201780931
Claim Number : 98950
Date Submitted : 1/23/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDICUS INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-5623491  
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
IndividualKetan Patel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2507 Harrison Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL34205Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL-16065166$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76020Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
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
OtherOffice
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/10/20122/13/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Treatment for his Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Information not provided at the time of this report
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Information not provided at the time of this report
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Disputed Allegation made by a 33 year old male with history of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, who alleges negligent administration of Xarelto instead of Coumadin resulting in a stroke
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/10/20152015-CA-631
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay10/28/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lu, Kun F
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
8/4/2016
 
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$0
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
Insured conferenced with attorney and claims repersentative
 
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Dr. KUN LU Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-631

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

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Department File Number : M201885041
Claim Number : 52378
Date Submitted : 4/13/2018
 
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   (404) 842 - 3319 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKUN LU
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2417 Jenks Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1603159 01$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME104290Hematology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBay
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
3/18/20132/12/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Antiphospholipid syndrome
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Switched from Coumadin to Xarelto
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged inappropriate switch from Coumadin to Xarelto
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Thrombotic stroke
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
6/10/20152015-CA-631
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Bay4/10/2018
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
4/10/2018
 
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$59,705
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$36,474
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
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Christopher Allan Young
Perry & Young, P.A.
200 Harrison Ave
Panama City, FL 32401-2728
850-215-7777
http://www.perry-young.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Bay County Florida: Yes
Henry Lawrence Perry
Perry & Young
200 Harrison Ave
Panama City, FL 32401-2728
850-215-7777
http://www.perry-young.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Bay County Florida: Yes
Justin Nathaniel Rost
St. Denis & Davey
305 Cherry St
Panama City, FL 32401-3253
850-481-1386
http://www.sdtriallaw.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Bay County Florida: Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Florida?

Typically an attorney who specializes in medical malpractice and is licensed in the state of Florida.

Can you file a medical malpractice lawsuit without a lawyer?

Yes you can, however it is highly advised not to as the medical malpractice case law is very complex

What kind of attorney do I need to sue a doctor?

You should look for an attorney who specializes in medical malpractice, you can also search for tort lawyer.

What percentage do malpractice lawyers get?

Most medical malpractice attorneys charge at least a 40% contingency fee.

How long do you have to sue for medical malpractice in Florida?

Under the 2019 Florida statutes, An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within 2 years from the time the incident giving rise to the action occurred or within 2 years from the time the incident is discovered, or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence; however, in no event shall the action be commenced later than 4 years from the date of the incident or occurrence out of which the cause of action accrued, except that this 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. An “action for medical malpractice” is defined as a claim in tort or in contract for damages because of the death, injury, or monetary loss to any person arising out of any medical, dental, or surgical diagnosis, treatment, or care by any provider of health care. The limitation of actions within this subsection shall be limited to the health care provider and persons in privity with the provider of health care. In those actions covered by this paragraph in which it can be shown that fraud, concealment, or intentional misrepresentation of fact prevented the discovery of the injury the period of limitations is extended forward 2 years from the time that the injury is discovered or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence, but in no event to exceed 7 years from the date the incident giving rise to the injury occurred, except that this 7-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. This paragraph shall not apply to actions for which ss. 766.301-766.316 provide the exclusive remedy. see section 7 chaper b http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0000-0099/0095/Sections/0095.11.html

Is there a cap on medical malpractice in Florida?

With respect to a cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death arising from medical negligence of practitioners, regardless of the number of such practitioner defendants, noneconomic damages shall not exceed $500,000 per claimant. No practitioner shall be liable for more than $500,000 in noneconomic damages, regardless of the number of claimants. see http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0700-0799/0766/Sections/0766.118.html

Do doctors in Florida have to have malpractice insurance?

Under Florida law, physicians are generally required to carry medical malpractice insurance or otherwise demonstrate financial responsibility to cover potential claims for medical malpractice. However, certain part-time physicians who meet state requirements are exempt from the financial responsibility law. see http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0400-0499/0458/Sections/0458.320.html

Is there a time limit to file a medical malpractice suit?

Under the 2019 Florida statutes, An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within 2 years from the time the incident giving rise to the action occurred or within 2 years from the time the incident is discovered, or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence; however, in no event shall the action be commenced later than 4 years from the date of the incident or occurrence out of which the cause of action accrued, except that this 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. An “action for medical malpractice” is defined as a claim in tort or in contract for damages because of the death, injury, or monetary loss to any person arising out of any medical, dental, or surgical diagnosis, treatment, or care by any provider of health care. The limitation of actions within this subsection shall be limited to the health care provider and persons in privity with the provider of health care. In those actions covered by this paragraph in which it can be shown that fraud, concealment, or intentional misrepresentation of fact prevented the discovery of the injury the period of limitations is extended forward 2 years from the time that the injury is discovered or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence, but in no event to exceed 7 years from the date the incident giving rise to the injury occurred, except that this 7-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. This paragraph shall not apply to actions for which ss. 766.301-766.316 provide the exclusive remedy. see section 7 chaper b http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0000-0099/0095/Sections/0095.11.html

What is considered medical malpractice in Florida?

Medical Malpractice in Florida is defined as significant harm. This means that the injury must be serious enough to have resulted in significant healthcare expenses, missed work and caused ongoing pain and suffering.

What is the statute of limitations for legal malpractice in Florida?

Under the 2019 Florida statutes, An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within 2 years from the time the incident giving rise to the action occurred or within 2 years from the time the incident is discovered, or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence; however, in no event shall the action be commenced later than 4 years from the date of the incident or occurrence out of which the cause of action accrued, except that this 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. An “action for medical malpractice” is defined as a claim in tort or in contract for damages because of the death, injury, or monetary loss to any person arising out of any medical, dental, or surgical diagnosis, treatment, or care by any provider of health care. The limitation of actions within this subsection shall be limited to the health care provider and persons in privity with the provider of health care. In those actions covered by this paragraph in which it can be shown that fraud, concealment, or intentional misrepresentation of fact prevented the discovery of the injury the period of limitations is extended forward 2 years from the time that the injury is discovered or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence, but in no event to exceed 7 years from the date the incident giving rise to the injury occurred, except that this 7-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. This paragraph shall not apply to actions for which ss. 766.301-766.316 provide the exclusive remedy. see section 7 chaper b http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0000-0099/0095/Sections/0095.11.html

Who can file a wrongful death suit in Florida?

Florida law requires a representative of the deceased person's estate to file the wrongful death claim. The representative may be named in the will or estate plan. The court will appoint a representative if there is no will or estate plan

What is the statute of limitations for wrongful death in Florida?

Under the 2019 Florida statutes, the statute of limitations for wrongful death is within two years of the date of death for most cases.

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