Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Charlotte County Florida

Dr. Michael A Coffey Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 13001984CA

Indemnity Paid: $12,500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575861
Claim Number : 303549
Date Submitted : 9/21/2015
 
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
IndividualMichaelACoffey
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2400 Harbor Boulevard, Suite #14
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0504277$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME52053Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100087
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/17/20102/22/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Prenatal care with management of high blood pressure.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged improper management of prenatal high blood pressure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Birth of premature infant with neurological impairment.
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
5/30/201313001984CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte9/16/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Guzman, MD, Ruben
Peace River Regional Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherVerdict, settled after verdict, before appeal.
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/10/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$12,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$890,000
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
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. John Moss Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-33667CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,450,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576304
Claim Number : FP4201701
Date Submitted : 11/12/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6614702  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway W. Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohn Moss
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6230 SCOTT ST. SUITE 111
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Punta GordaFL33950Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FP-IN050490$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84424Otorhinolaryngology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationChrlotte Regional Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/8/20098/1/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Parathyroid adenoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Para thyroidectomy and thyroid lobectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Injury to the patient's recurrent laryngeal nerve necessitating a permanent tracheostomy.
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
11/16/201111-33667CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte10/26/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Charlotte Regional Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
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$1,450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$250,134
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$97,289
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$11,450,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$60,068$42,500
Wage Loss$31,000$18,000
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. John A Moss Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-33667CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,450,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576497
Claim Number : 11-33667CA
Date Submitted : 12/8/2015
 
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 JOhn A Moss
Street Address
6230 Scott St. Suite 111
City State Zip
Punta Gorda FL 33950
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(941) 637 - 5780   (941) 637 - 5765 drjmmoss@gmail.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohnAMoss
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6230 Scott St. Suite 111
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Punta GordaFL33955Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0946808$250,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME84424Surgery - Otorhinolaryngology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/8/20097/1/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Large Multinodular Thyroid Goiter & Large Parathyroid Adenoma
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right & Left Thyroid lobectomy
Diagnostic Code :242.2, 226
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
bilateral Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury
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
11/9/201111-33667CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte10/6/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for defendant. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,450,000
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
Available scans are performed on para- thyroid adenoma
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. KENDAL B STILES Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 16-001256-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884655
Claim Number : EMC-FL-FLXS-357942
Date Submitted : 3/15/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
75-173235 SI
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKENDALBSTILES
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2140 LEMON AVE.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ENGLEWOODFL34223Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Emcare 2015-Excess$750,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70191Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/17/201512/10/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CVA
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE CVA
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
RIGHT SIDED HEMIPARESIS
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
7/27/201616-001256-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte3/15/2018
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
2/20/2018
 
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$110,615
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$44,783
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. James McMullen Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-1355-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955625
Claim Number :EMC-FL-06-51413
Date Submitted :12/1/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2114545 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames McMullen
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4320 Point Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33948Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-4$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5793Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/10/20045/19/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Cervical injury
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose, failure to order additional studies, failure to allow transport without proper immobilization
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Management of treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Quadriplegia
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
9/28/200606-1355-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte11/30/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bada, M.D., Alvaro R
Charlotte 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
5/7/2009
 
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$33,615
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,821
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. Daniel Parnassa Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 12-003308-CA

Indemnity Paid: $985,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201575365
Claim Number : 40034
Date Submitted : 7/29/2015
 
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
IndividualDaniel Parnassa
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2237 US Hwy. 27 S
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SebringFL33870Highlands
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1601644 06$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78117Internal Medicine - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHighlands
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR.100049
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/7/20111/25/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Unstable angina
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 diagnose and treat acute coronary syndrome
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
MI and heart damage
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
10/30/201212-003308-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte7/1/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Martinez, MD, Ricardo T
Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute
Highlands Regional Medical Center
Sebring Heart Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/1/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$985,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$153,535
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$72,621
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$385,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$100,000
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. Mario J Lopez Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-481 CA

Indemnity Paid: $800,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850268
Claim Number :125289
Date Submitted :8/14/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Indemnity Company, Inc.
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarioJLopez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3340 Tamiami Trail
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP37946$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50048Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/22/20028/5/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Gastrointestinal complaints.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient's cardiac status was diagnosed as stable.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death from MI and congestive heart failure.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/4/200404-481 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte6/27/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Punta Gorda HMA Inc. d/b/a Charlotte Regional Medical Center
Tadalan, Lourdes V
Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute, P.A.
Panjikaran, George C
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
7/17/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$800,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$97,732
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$58,923
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$800,000
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
 
 
Date of Change:10/23/2008 3:01:44 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5544758918
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8715797522
 
Date of Change:8/14/2009 3:44:12 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5891858923
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel9752297732

 

 

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Dr. Marc A Melser Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 05-73 CA

Indemnity Paid: $775,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745628
Claim Number :131608
Date Submitted :9/25/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarcAMelser
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3410 Tamiami Trail, Suite 4
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP39777$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65024Surgery - Urological00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/16/20037/9/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Gross hematuria, a PSA of 12.6 and an enlarged prostate.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Aploscopy and TURP which indicated adenomatous hyperplasia with diffuse and chronic prostatitis.Micro abscess formation and prostatic infarcts with focal hemorrhage were also noted.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiffs allege a 13 month delay in diagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
13 months later prostate cancer was diagnosed resulting in the patient's death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/13/200505-73 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte4/16/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Inter-Medic MedicalGroup, P.A.
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/30/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$775,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$136,361
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$109,275
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$775,500
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/7/2007 9:49:17 AM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid116237116261
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel132986136361
 
Date of Change:9/25/2008 10:41:20 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect a credit for expenses recovered.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid116261109275

 

 

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Dr. JAMES MCMULLEN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 16000124CA

Indemnity Paid: $625,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781542
Claim Number : EMC-FL-15-314615
Date Submitted : 3/24/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
75-173235 SI
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJAMES MCMULLEN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer809 E. MARION AVE.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PUNTA GORDAFL33950Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-13$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5793Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100047
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/8/20157/27/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
SPINAL EPIDURAL ABSCESS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO DX AND TX SPINAL EPIDURAL ABSCESS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PARALYSIS
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
1/21/201616000124CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte3/24/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/22/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$625,000
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
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Gerardo M Garcia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-709-CA

Indemnity Paid: $600,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536748
Claim Number :37798
Date Submitted :9/22/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN EQUITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
86-0703220 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPatriciaWThomas
Street Address
3097 Satellite Blvd., Bldg. 700
CityStateZip
DuluthGA30096
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(770) 497 - 5365 (770) 263 - 4675pthomas@stpaultravelers.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGerardoMGarcia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2525 Harbor Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MFP0000118$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76832Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery.NOC classification. 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BON SECOURS-VENICE HOSPITAL103004
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/5/199911/1/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
History of gastrointenstinal problems
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Endoscopic surgery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Acute pancreatitis
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
4/24/200101-709-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte4/10/2002
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Domingo E. Galliano Jr PA dba University Surgical Associates
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
4/10/2002
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$600,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$55,935
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
Not applicable
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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