Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Escambia County Florida

Dr. Troy Tippett Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-CA-246-A

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746898
Claim Number :29375-01
Date Submitted :9/10/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTroy Tippett
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 422
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98741$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME28299Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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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
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/16/20019/18/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt revision.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
This 31 year old male suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest, resulting in brain damage.
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
2/5/200404-CA-246-A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia8/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart 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
8/21/2007
 
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$57,790
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$50,335
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,500,000
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.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. George M Dmytrenko Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012 CA 002744

Indemnity Paid: $2,198,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781920
Claim Number : 76760
Date Submitted : 4/25/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ASCENSION HEALTH ALLIANCE PL/GL SELF-INSURED TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-7046706  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Linda S Zinselmeier
Street Address
11775 Borman Drive
City State Zip
Saint Louis MO 63146
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(314) 733 - 8727   (314) 733 - 8727 lzinselmeier@ascension.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGeorgeMDmytrenko
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer5153 N. 9th Ave., Suite 300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1111$10,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62184Neurology - including child - no surgery - All Other 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOutpatient clinic
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/7/20116/14/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient with seizure, initially diagnosed with and treated for epilepsy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Difficult resection of meningioma.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient ultimately diagnosed with a sphenoid wing meningioma.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke with left-sided paralysis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/7/20132012 CA 002744
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/15/2015
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/23/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,198,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$92,964
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,808
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$114,000$1,100,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$300,000$300,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. LEON PAULOS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2013 CA 001782

Indemnity Paid: $2,120,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201680039
Claim Number : F11-0192-11
Date Submitted : 10/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Dionysia   Lawson
Street Address
560 Davis Street
City State Zip
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(415) 735 - 2013   (415) 735 - 2097 dlawson@norcalmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLEON PAULOS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N E St Suite 320
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000700$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME102290Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSanta Rosa
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/8/20119/13/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Femoral anterversion and leg length discrepancy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
External rotation osteotomey of the femur and internal rotation osteotomy of the tibia
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Inappropriate off-label use of Kryptonite bone cement, insufficient fixation of a intramedullary nail
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Inappropriate off-label use of Kryptonite bone cement, insufficient fixation of a intramedullary nail
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
9/6/20162013 CA 001782
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia8/22/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Baptist Health Care Corporation
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
8/29/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,120,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$188,889
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$264,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management discussed the matter with the physician.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Rohit R Amin Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2016-CA-001399

Indemnity Paid: $1,600,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783553
Claim Number : 96539
Date Submitted : 11/2/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ASCENSION HEALTH ALLIANCE PL/GL SELF-INSURED TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-7046706  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Linda   Zinselmeier
Street Address
11705 Borman Drive
City State Zip
St. Louis MO 63146
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(314) 733 - 8727     lzinselmeier@ascension.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRohitRAmin
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer5151 North Ninth Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1111$10,000,000$10,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113195Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/8/20149/9/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
62-year-old man, presented to the emergency department with chest pain complaints consistent with Acute Coronary Syndrome (unstable angina).
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A Left Heart Catheterization by a Diagnostic Cardiologist (not a defendant), who found patient had 95% stenosis of the Circumflex Coronary Artery and questionable stenosis in the Left Anterior Descending (LAD) Coronary Artery. Defendant was consulted for his expertise in Interventional Cardiology, and he performed a Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) interrogation of the LAD which revealed a hemodynamically significant lesion.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Not applicable - no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
An acute dissection of the LAD that rapidly progressed to a completion occlusion.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/6/20162016-CA-001399
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia10/17/2017
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
10/25/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,600,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$70,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$380,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$81,500$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$298,500$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Wayne D Cartee Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2009-CA-816

Indemnity Paid: $1,150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057623
Claim Number :27700/27701
Date Submitted :7/26/2010
 
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 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWayneDCartee
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4810 N. Davis Hwy.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32503Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600831 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME22270Surgery - Gastroenterology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityEndoscopy Center of Pensacola
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/14/20057/14/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Crohn's disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Screening colonoscopy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to pursue abnormal pathology from colonoscopy
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Colon cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/30/20092009-CA-816
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/8/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gastroenterology Associates of Pensacola
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
6/10/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$32,779
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$23,136
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$1,399,464$464,030
Other Expenses$4,000$1,603,214
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/26/2010 10:10:37 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 07/08/10
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition10-JUN-1008-JUL-10

 

 

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Dr. Nicholaus J Hilliard Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-000062

Indemnity Paid: $1,007,300.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886024
Claim Number : 42773
Date Submitted : 7/27/2018
 
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
IndividualNicholausJHilliard
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedPO Box 10450
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32524Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600229 11$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101330Pathology - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPathology
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/12/201210/1/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Solid mass in right breast
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged erroneous interpretation of tissue specimen as cancerous invasive ductal adenocarcinoma
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Unnecessary bilateral mastectomy
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
2/6/20152015-CA-000062
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia7/16/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Mayfield, MD, Charles A
Pensacola Pathologists
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
7/16/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,007,300
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,591
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,008
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$85,000$0
Wage Loss$88,000$0
Other Expenses$0$50,000
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. JOHN TREVEN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015 CA 001382

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884030
Claim Number : EMC-FL-14XS-334123
Date Submitted : 1/9/2018
 
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
IndividualJOHN TREVEN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer8383 NORTH DAVIS HIGHWAY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PENSACOLAFL32514Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Emcare 2014-Excess$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS11885Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionWEST FLORIDA HOSPITAL
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/7/201410/24/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CHEST PAIN AND BP
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER. STRESS TEST GOOD.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE PE
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
8/21/20152015 CA 001382
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia1/9/2018
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
11/28/2017
 
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$127,266
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$59,662
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. JEFFREY A SAUNDERS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015-CA-00865

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677155
Claim Number : 1015261-01
Date Submitted : 8/11/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
35-0506406  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Susan K Spielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Fort Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJEFFREYASAUNDERS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5401 Corporate Woods Drive, Ste 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
726634$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME83448Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/14/20138/20/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Trauma sustained in car accident
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Reading of X-rays and CT scans
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Additional surgery; lower extremity weakness
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/22/20152015-CA-00865
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia1/28/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Sacred Heart Medical Group
Halphen MD, Marguerite
Zhang MD, Ming
Neill MD, Terry A
Ackerman RN, Robin
Keeler RN, Raquel
Miles RN, Lonna
Maraman RN, Hubert
Ruff RN, Meghan
Shepherd RN, Jacob
Dyson RN, Flordeliza
Batchelor PA, Jeanette
Pranke EMT, Christine
Pensacola Radiology Consultants 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
1/25/2016
 
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$45,013
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,128
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$368,421
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:8/11/2016 9:34:39 AM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATED 8/11/2016
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4277345013
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2584325128

 

 

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Dr. Andrius Galinis Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-1568-E

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368954
Claim Number :FP4058405
Date Submitted :11/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAndrius Galinis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4901 Grande Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32504Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GR098553$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherAnesthesiologist
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101464  

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherOperating Suite
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/7/20105/24/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Herniated disc with spinal cord compression at C3-C6.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
During anesthesia induction with glidescope, the patient suffered a tongue laceration, which postponed surgery.Once in ICU, the patient was allegedly not properly managed by hospital nursing staff and other healthcare providers, resulting in neurologic decompensation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
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
11/19/20122012-CA-1568-E
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia10/28/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Chapkeau, Charles
Helmi, Mohamed
Kirkland, Lori
Forehand, Ja Brian
Loriz-Vega, Mark
Kirkland, Lorilyn
Ausborn, Ophelia
Franklin, Nancy
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
10/28/2013
 
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$8,147
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,325
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurancecompany staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if approppriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. James Maher Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2007-CA-000 323 Div

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848195
Claim Number :34684-02
Date Submitted :1/10/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames Maher
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1717 N "E" Street, Ste 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PensacolaFL32501Escambia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44566$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64404Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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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
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (PENSACOLA)100025
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/21/20049/26/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pre eclampsia at 32 weeks gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Medication, monitoring and emergent cesarean section.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered a pontine hemorrhage during c-section, with severe permanent neurological injury.
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
3/21/20072007-CA-000 323 Div
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia12/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sacred Heart Hospital
Tucker, M.D., Elizabeth
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
12/21/2007
 
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$30,028
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,268
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$110,878$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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