Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Monroe County Florida

Dr. BLANCO GONZALEZ Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 44-2003-CA-1169K

Indemnity Paid: $1,859,468.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642267
Claim Number :124102
Date Submitted :9/14/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBLANCO GONZALEZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1111 12TH ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040-4088Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35880$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45502Surgery - Urological0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/21/20017/7/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right pelvic mass and prostate cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Remova of right pelvic mass
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Nerve damage and loss of use of right leg
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
10/8/200344-2003-CA-1169K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe2/28/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Key West Urology Associates, PA
Lower Keys Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/1/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,859,468
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$155,826
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$114,386
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,859,468
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/8/2007 12:23:34 PM
Reason for Change:Case was settled by parties after appeal
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid53730107209
Indemnity Paid01859468
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss01859468
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4618793989
Legal System StageAfter court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.After appeal.
Final DispositionDisposed of by CourtSettled by parties
Date of Final Disposition01-SEP-0628-FEB-07
Court DecisionJudgment for the plaintiff.Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ...
 
Date of Change:9/14/2007 10:05:38 AM
Reason for Change:Increase is due to additional invoices being paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid107209114386
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel93989155826

 

 

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Dr. Wayne A Moccia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04 CA 43 M

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851138
Claim Number :125656
Date Submitted :7/22/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWayneAMoccia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed344 E. Seaview Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MarathonFL33050Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP44816$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME31860Radiology - therapeutic - minor surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20029/16/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lung cancer
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT scan
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged delay in diagnosis of lung cancer
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/4/200404 CA 43 M
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe10/8/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fisherman's Hospital
Florida Keys Radiology Associates, LLP
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$133,174
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$58,042
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/22/2009 11:36:33 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel125649133174
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5741258042

 

 

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Dr. Robert Catana Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 04-CA-214-K

Indemnity Paid: $975,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536597
Claim Number :20265-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Catana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/1/19999/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The Claimant saw the insured for knee pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured performed knee surgery, removing and replacing hardware.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The claimant's labs showed evidence of infection, which was not picked up by the insured. This resulted in amputation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/1/200404-CA-214-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe9/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
PERRY, DAVID
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
8/10/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$975,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,128
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured consulted with defense counsel and claims personnel. $975,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of Insured, Robert Catana, D.O.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/19/2005 2:30:36 PM
Reason for Change:made minor changes.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel010466
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid010128

 

 

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Dr. ROBERT CATANA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 99-1210 CA-K

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200010262
Claim Number :1552701
Date Submitted :2/19/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine Sampson
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.Sampson@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROBERT CATANA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N ROOSEVELT BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
KEY WESTFL33040-4224Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic84154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTH SYSTEM DEPOO100150
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/14/19987/12/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Comminuted fracture of the lateral tibia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Internal reduction with allograft bone graft
Diagnostic Code :95880
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NA
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient later developed a compartment syndrome and alledgedly developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
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
12/15/199999-1210 CA-K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe2/8/2000
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$13,648
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,100
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$100,000$0
Wage Loss$50,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Our insure will make certain in the future that potential compartment syndrome patients are thoroughly investigated
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/19/2007 12:43:59 PM
Reason for Change:OIR updating Historical Closed Claim data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Name of InstitutionHEALTH SYSTEM DEPOO
Injured Person Address CountyPalm Beach
County Injury Occurred InPalm Beach
Insured Address Street3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd3428 N ROOSEVELT BLVD
Insured Zip Code33042330404224
Insured License NumberOS0005465OS5465
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine Sampson

 

 

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Dr. Sandy Shultz Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 14 CA 322K

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782068
Claim Number : F13-0246-B-11
Date Submitted : 5/11/2017
 
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
IndividualSandy Shultz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14 Bougainvillea Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MS000689$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME88678Radiology - interventional 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/20/201111/25/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
DVT concern
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CT Scan of Abdomen
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Extra peritoneal hematoma
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Small bowel resection
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
4/16/201414 CA 322K
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe3/7/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lower Keys Medical Center
Klitenick, MD, Michael
Larruari, MD, Juan
Schroeder, RN, Karen
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$160,097
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
Case discussed with insured. Risk management is aware and will counsel insured if necessary
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Robert Catana Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CAK-01-1561

Indemnity Paid: $475,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537192
Claim Number :18053-01
Date Submitted :10/19/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy Kirsch
Street Address
327 Plaza Real, Suite 319
CityStateZip
Boca RatonFL33432
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(561) 362 - 3332 (561) 417 - 6125nkirsch@acaponline.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Catana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126057$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5465Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/1/19998/29/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The claimant sustained a fall at work resulting in a comminuted fracture of the distal humerus.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured performed an ORIF.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged that the procedure was performed improperly resulting in non-union.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/27/2001CAK-01-1561
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe3/21/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Perry, David
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/18/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$475,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,482
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,262
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$475,000 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/19/2005 2:04:01 PM
Reason for Change:made minor changes.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel019482
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid010262

 

 

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Dr. John Calleja Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CA-K-00469

Indemnity Paid: $450,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433810
Claim Number :0572MA2050-09B001
Date Submitted :12/21/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
41-0406690 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPatriceAKane
Street Address
3230 West Commercial Blvd., #390
CityStateZip
Ft. LauderdaleFL33309
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 677 - 33243324(954) 735 - 9028Pat.Kane@stpaul.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohn Calleja
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed111112th St. #210
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Key WestFL33040Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0572MA2050$15,000,000$15,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME29485Internal Medicine - No Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
MARINERS HOSPITAL100160
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/12/19989/30/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Late diagnosis of Addison's disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose Addison's disease-acute adrenal insufficiency
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Late diagnosis leading to death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/7/2000CA-K-00469
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe5/17/2001
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
5/17/2001
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$450,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$23,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$450,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None known
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Stephen J Handler Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 14-CA-000471-D

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574759
Claim Number : 1017984-01
Date Submitted : 8/25/2015
 
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
IndividualStephenJHandler
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1613 N Harrison Pkwy, Ste 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SunriseFL33323Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
650018$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME103328Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLower Keys Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/13/20113/4/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Headache; generalized weakness
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Diagnostic testing, CT scan
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose impending stroke
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
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
5/15/201414-CA-000471-D
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe5/13/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
John W Norris MD PA
Radisphere National Radiology Group Inc
Norris MD, John W
Radiology In Paradise LLC
Key West HMA LLC dba Lower Keys Medical Center
Schultz MD, Sandy
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
5/11/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,435
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,671
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$263,000
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/25/2015 4:50:51 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2182228435
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid792913671

 

 

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Dr. Lawrence Goldschlager Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-CA212M

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

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Department File Number :M201057721
Claim Number :NES-06-68145
Date Submitted :6/28/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
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
IndividualLawrence Goldschlager
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed74 Tingler Lane
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MarathonFL33050Monroe
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6500000204-061$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME12287Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMonroe
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
FISHERMAN'S HOSPITAL100024
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/22/20064/5/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Kidney stones
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely consult or transfer to other facility resulting in sepsis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Sepsis - Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/3/200707-CA212M
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe6/23/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fisherman's Hospital
Stoll, M.D., Emma
Wolszczak, M.D., Andrew
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
8/27/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$219,784
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$39,330
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.Consult was obtained and patient admitted.She deteriorated after admission under the care of co-defendant physicians.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Claudia Klenck Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 70880444 E-Filed

Indemnity Paid: $284,844.00

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Department File Number : M201988118
Claim Number : 363356
Date Submitted : 3/11/2019
 
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
IndividualClaudia Klenck
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11734 Kings Mountain Way
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32256Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1229785$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME99572Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysician's office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/9/201611/29/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Influenza and abnormal urinalysis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
History and physical.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegations include that the insured failed to explain the risks and benefits of Influenza vaccines, failed to insure Influenza vaccines were routinely offered and given. Plaintiffs further allege that the insured failed to offer or recommend the flu vaccine. failed to act on an abnormal urinalysis indicating severe dehydration and failed to refer the patient tot he ER room for further evaluation and treatment. As a result of the allegations, plaintiffs contend that the patient died.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/18/201870880444 E-Filed
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Monroe1/25/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Zuba, Stanley M
Florida Keys Pediatric & Adolescent Center, 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
1/25/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$284,844
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
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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