Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Collier County Florida

Dr. Steven A Meckstroth Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-5251-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744378
Claim Number :232184A
Date Submitted :2/8/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0202 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualStevenAMeckstroth
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1656 MEDICAL BLVD STE 301
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NAPLESFL34110-1423Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G007002$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54663Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/15/20029/5/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Abdominal pain radiating to the left flank and vomiting
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Treated for nausea, vomiting, pain and surgical consult ordered
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose prtal vein thrombosis timely
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Portal ven thrombosis leading to life long total parenteral nutrition (TPN) due to alleged 24-hour delay in diagnosis and surgical intervention
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
12/29/200303-5251-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier1/22/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sponaugle, DO, John
Atkins, PA, Garth
North Collier Hospital
Naples Community Hosp.
NCH Healthcare System, Inc.
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
1/9/2007
 
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$331,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$25,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$300,000$675,000
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. Larry H Saunders Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-0437-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745577
Claim Number :23101
Date Submitted :5/11/2007
 
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
IndividualLarryHSaunders
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1112 Goodlette Road North Suite 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600941 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42237Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery5104

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/200512/17/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lacerated spleen
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT of abdomen
Diagnostic Code :865.0
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose lacerated spleen
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
3/16/200606-0437-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier4/20/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emergency Physicians of Naples
Naples Community Hospital
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
5/4/2007
 
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$75,575
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,815
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$33,000$0
Wage Loss$0$963,628
Other Expenses$0$0
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. Robert J Meli Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08-1788CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850195
Claim Number :257140
Date Submitted :7/15/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 99886216(866) 636 - 5421alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertJMeli
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1441 Ridge Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34103Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
72116$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME24427Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationRadiology center
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/2/200511/12/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left breast palpable mass
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Diagnostic bilateral mammogram and ultrasound
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Aggravation of pre-existing 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
3/21/200808-1788CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier6/19/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Naples Radiologists, P.A.
Community Imaging Inc dba Naples Diagnostic Imaging Center
McKinney, ARNP, Sara
Tzilinis, M.D., Christina M
Jeffrey A. Heitmann, M.D., P.A. dba A Woman's Place
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
6/19/2008
 
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$31,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$500,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknown
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/15/2008 9:57:11 AM
Reason for Change:Added "ultrasound" to description of procedure rendered
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Cause of InjuryDiagnostic bilateral mammogramDiagnostic bilateral mammogram and ultrasound

 

 

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Dr. Daniel Singer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-2016-CA-001808-00

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201883961
Claim Number : 340302
Date Submitted : 1/4/2018
 
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 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
IndividualDaniel Singer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1441 Ridge Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34103Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
072116$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76808Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityNaples Diagnostic Imaging Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/1/20153/14/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
MRA on caratoid arteries.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged misinterpretation of MRA.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to identify caratoid stenosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/4/201611-2016-CA-001808-00
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier12/6/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Rajasinghe, Hiranya
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
12/6/2017
 
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$39,601
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,218
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
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. Joel E Berman Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 112016CA002307001XX

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988764
Claim Number : 344887
Date Submitted : 5/15/2019
 
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 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
IndividualJoelEBerman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1441 Ridge Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34103Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0072116$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113323Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - COLLIER BOULEVARD23960057
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/17/20147/15/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Upper GI study following Bariatric surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged improper performance of upper GI study as patient was placed in supine position after drinking gastrografin and coded.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged anoxic brain injury.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/30/2017112016CA002307001XX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier5/1/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Naples Radiologists, PA
Naples HMA LLC dba Physicians Regional Medical Center
Physicians Regional Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/1/2019
 
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$145,738
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$57,058
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$660,000$2,500,000
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Dr. Carlos B Quintero Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 15-CA-0587

Indemnity Paid: $955,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886128
Claim Number : 03-24-17
Date Submitted : 8/13/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Quintero, Carlos B Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
99-9999999 ME96465
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity Naples Community Hospital
Street Address
350 7th Street N
City State Zip
Naples FL 34102
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 624 - 4010     linda.roeback@nchmd.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarlosBQuintero
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer350 7th Street N
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
01$3,000,000$12,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME96465Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/25/201211/21/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right hip contusion with hematoma status post fall 3 days prior
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to maintain therapeutic anticoagulattion status. Alleged physician breached the standard of care by failing to include timely and robust anticoagulation therapy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardioembolic stroke resulting in aphasia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/6/201815-CA-0587
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier3/24/2017
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
4/13/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$955,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$197,259
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
No safety management steps necessary.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Nancy E Iott Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-637-CA

Indemnity Paid: $950,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643338
Claim Number :23008
Date Submitted :5/3/2007
 
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
IndividualNancyEIott
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1112 Goodlette Road North Suite 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600941 04$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68781Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery2512

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/7/200411/28/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Viral infection
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code :70.9
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to administer antibiotics
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hemophilus Influenza-B
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/25/200606-637-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier3/13/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
North Collier Hospital
Emergency Physicians of Naples
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
11/29/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$950,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,793
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,826
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$950,000
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
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/3/2007 3:45:54 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document Final Disposition date of 03/13/07
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition17-NOV-0613-MAR-07

 

 

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Dr. PHILIP T REGALA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03968-CA

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642138
Claim Number :270649
Date Submitted :9/7/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKarinaLDobberstein
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0490 (260) 486 - 0808karina.dobberstein@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPHILIPTREGALA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1112 GOODLETTE RD N STE 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NAPLESFL34102-5451Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
625894$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME63476Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityCOLLIER SURGERY CENTER
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/17/200110/25/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
LOOSE BODIES RIGHT ELBOW
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ARTHORSCOPIC REMOVAL OF LOOSE BODIES RIGHT ELBOW
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER PERFORMANCE OF SURGERY; FAILURE TO DAIGNOSE SEVERED NERVE
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
RADIAL NERVE INJURY
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/2/200203968-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier8/14/2006
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
8/14/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$47,931
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$28,103
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
NA
 
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Dr. GEORGE W MOLZEN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 11-2014-CA-0011

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679194
Claim Number : PHY-13-240389-1
Date Submitted : 7/21/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Team Health, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
62-1562558  
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
IndividualGEORGEWMOLZEN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer11190 HEALTH PARK BLVD.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NAPLESFL34110Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6797479$750,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME98777Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH COLLIER HOSPITAL120006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/28/20128/20/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
ABRASION ON KNEE
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER AND RELEASED.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEVELOPED COMPARTMENT SYNDROME AND SEPSIS R/I DEATH.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/27/201411-2014-CA-0011
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier7/21/2016
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
7/1/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$93,877
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,487
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. Paul D Dernbach Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 01-4123-CA

Indemnity Paid: $650,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538423
Claim Number :B00-22253-00
Date Submitted :11/23/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaulDDernbach
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed730 Goodlette Road North, Ste 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
24387$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61520Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/16/20003/22/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right lumbar radiculopathy with extruded disc.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right L5-S, hemilaminectomy and removal of disc complicated by dural leak.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ongoing radiculopathy with spinal instability.
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
11/6/200101-4123-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier10/25/2005
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
10/25/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$650,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$36,343
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$29,306
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$650,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
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