Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Palm Beach County Florida

Dr. ARNOLD W MACKLES Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CL994772A0

Indemnity Paid: $749,999,750.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746435
Claim Number :00-004658
Date Submitted :8/1/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVern FShirley
Street Address
700 South Flower Street, Suite 2700
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90017
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(213) 615 - 2682 (213) 622 - 5004vern.shirley@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualArnoldWMackles
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed238 CORAL CAY TER
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PALM BEACH GARDENSFL33418Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117772180000$3,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME42190Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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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
SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL100010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/25/19961/5/1999
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to properly monitor and manage blood levels, and platelet counts causing intra-ventricular hemorrhage to the brain.
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
6/23/1999CL994772A0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach4/26/2002
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
5/6/2002
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$749,999,750
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$149,284,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,397,800
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 Risk Management Services provided.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. ATILLA EAGLEMAN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CL-00-4828-AF

Indemnity Paid: $29,750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432214
Claim Number :256632
Date Submitted :12/12/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPamelaAPrudlow
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0370 (260) 486 - 0785pamela.prudlow@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAtilla Eagleman
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2501 S Seacrest Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boynton BeachFL33435Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
623991$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME45214Gynecology - No Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BETHESDA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100002
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/30/199712/31/1997
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
birth
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
forceps assisted delivery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
inappropriately expedited delivery
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
brain damage
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
5/15/2000CL-00-4828-AF
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/22/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BETHESDA MEMORIAL
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/22/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$29,750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$369,049
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$138,901
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:12/12/2007 10:00:58 AM
Reason for Change:Original settlement rejected.Case was tried to a verdict and settlement was reached after appeal filed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid103255138901
Indemnity Paid25000029750000
Cause of Injuryforceps deliveryforceps assisted delivery
Injured Person Address CountyPalm Beach
Location of Institutional InjuryPatients' RoomLabor and Delivery Room
Legal System StageMore than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.During appeal.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel171511369049
Insured License Number45214ME45214
Insured Address Street2501 S Seacreat Blvd2501 S Seacrest Blvd
Court DecisionNo Court Proceedings.Judgment for the plaintiff.
Injured Person First NameLukLuke

 

 

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Dr. JAMES S SHECTER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 502005CA008972

Indemnity Paid: $5,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263393
Claim Number :275580
Date Submitted :7/16/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSusan KSpielman
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0340  reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJamesSShecter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1800 Forest Hill Blvd, Ste A2
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33406Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
682383$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67971Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/10/20036/7/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Heart related problem
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Thrombolytic medication
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Pain and suffering, subsequent heart transplant and death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/9/2007502005CA008972
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/27/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Emergency Physician Enterprises Inc
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/27/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$5,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$682,352
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$209,738
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
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/16/2012 9:49:52 AM
Reason for Change:Correct Circuit Court Case Number
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Court Case Number502005CA00972502005CA008972

 

 

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Dr. ROWENA G UY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 50217CA006366

Indemnity Paid: $4,999,999.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092656
Claim Number : 142944
Date Submitted : 6/4/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
COVERYS SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
47-2600307  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual David W Lindquist
Street Address
One Financial Center
City State Zip
Boston MA 02111
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(617) 428 - 9838     dlindquist@coverys.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRowenaGUy
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensedc/o Mednax Services Inc., an Administrative Services Company, 1301 Concord Terr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SunriseFL33323Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
5-10055$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME92057Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL100010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/30/20141/30/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital Heart condition.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Echocardiogram
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to accurately interpret and report on echocardiogram findings to timely diagnose congenital heart condition resulting in hypoxic insult, neurological injury and developmental delays.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/29/201750217CA006366
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach5/19/2020
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
Othersettled/dismissed
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/13/2020
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,999,999
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
Case settled for 49,999.99
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Dr. DANIEL L THORNTON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004 CA 000117 MB AO

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201059402
Claim Number :116912
Date Submitted :7/11/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityPROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANY
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDanielLThornton
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1240 Palmetto Court, Unit 104
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Vero BeachFL32963Indian River
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35627$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME13456Pediatrics - No Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MIndian River
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
1/26/20026/3/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pneumococcal meningitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat pneumococcal meningitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cognitive deficits and hearing loss.
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
1/9/20042004 CA 000117 MB AO
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach12/13/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Treasure Coast Pediatrics, PA
Tenet St. Mary's
Indian River Memorial 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
5/10/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$168,310
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$133,824
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$3,000,000
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, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/31/2011 2:00:34 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect issuance of settlement checks, and amount of legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Safety Management Steps TakenInsured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid102657133684
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel152115166078
 
Date of Change:7/11/2012 11:06:56 AM
Reason for Change:State Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel166078168310
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid133684133824

 

 

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Dr. ALBERTO MARANTE Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 50-2012-CA-023457MB

Indemnity Paid: $2,500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783231
Claim Number : 24357-1
Date Submitted : 10/2/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LANCET INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1479165  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Christopher   Teter
Street Address
2810 West St. Isabel Street Suite 100
City State Zip
Tampa FL 33602
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(813) 290 - 8282 265   cteter@lancetindemnity.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAlberto Marante
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed129 Flagler Promenade South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33405Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LI091204001245$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME44924Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/9/20118/7/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Treatment was sought for a restricted airwary.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged improper administration of ketamine that caused respiratory failure and ultimately death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged improper administration of ketamine that caused respiratory failure and ultimately death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/21/201250-2012-CA-023457MB
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach8/22/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/22/2017
 
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$200,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$2,500,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurer is unaware of what steps have been taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. ALEXANDER J WILLIAMS Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015ca002806

Indemnity Paid: $1,250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782198
Claim Number : PHY-14-274645
Date Submitted : 6/2/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LEXINGTON NATIONAL INSURANCE CORPORATION Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
52-1662720  
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
IndividualALEXANDERJWILLIAMS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5352 LINTON BLVD.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
DELRAY BEACHFL33484Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6797715$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME112278Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionDELRAY MEDICAL CENTER
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/18/20149/18/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
STROKE
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEE IN ER
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT STROKE
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PERMANENT INJURIES
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
3/10/20152015ca002806
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach6/2/2017
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
5/26/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. RAVI PANDEY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2009 CA 007346

Indemnity Paid: $1,100,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201573419
Claim Number : FL0169
Date Submitted : 2/9/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
32-0090369  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Yvette   de la Morena
Street Address
1250 S. Pine Island Road Suite 300
City State Zip
Plantation FL 33324
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900     ymorena@hugroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRavi Pandey
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed250 Australian Avenue, Suite 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33401Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1000000$3,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71893Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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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
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/31/200610/19/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient medication changed due to content of current prescription
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Estate of patient alleges improper prescription led to overdose causing death
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death of patient
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/26/20092009 CA 007346
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach8/21/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
MetCare of Florida
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
12/23/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$109,544
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
Discussed with insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. NEIL G GOLDHABER Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CA 01-8415-AG

Indemnity Paid: $1,100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200538114
Claim Number :00-0651
Date Submitted :11/8/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CLARENDON NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
52-0266645 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKim Cote
Street Address
2000 W. Sam Houston Parkway South
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 722 - 16481648(713) 243 - 7311kim_cote@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNeilGGoldhaber
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8198 JOG RD # 102B
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BOYNTON BEACHFL33437Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMP0006752$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72673Otorhinolaryngology - No Surgery 

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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
JFK MEDICAL CENTER100080
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/1/200011/8/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient diagnosed with chronic maxillary sinusitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent a septoplasty w/bilateral endoscopic maxillary antrostomy & bilateral endoscopic total ethmoidectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
During endoscopic sinus surgery, the eye orbit was penetrated which resected medial rectus muscle & injured third cranial nerve.
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
8/15/2001CA 01-8415-AG
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/23/2003
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
10/24/2002
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$86,276
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,747
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. MARK SCHOR Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CA 02-14147

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537170
Claim Number :24-02L276053/833528
Date Submitted :10/7/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507rthomps2@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMark Schor
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2268 GREENVIEW COVE DR
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Village of WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSP 3000297$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51642Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL100010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/23/20016/30/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was airlifted to emergency room following a diving accident.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
our insured treated patient in the Emergency room.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient alleges failure to timely diagnose bends.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffers from Spastic Paraparesis and constant pain, his injuries are permanent.
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
6/8/2002CA 02-14147
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/28/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
St. Mary's Medical Center
Altus, Craig S
Cardiology Associates of Palm Beach
Kachel, Richard
Dimberg, Bjorn
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
Othersettled-dismissed
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/22/2004
 
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$9,294
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$500,000
Wage Loss$0$500,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Aaron M Papero
Freeman Injury Law
5 Harvard Cir Ste 110
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-1979
562721504
http://www.lawcenters.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Aaron Seth Warner
Aaron Warner
120 N Federal Hwy Ste 101
Lake Worth, FL 33460-3493
561-581-1007
http://www.thedaniels-lawgroup.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Aileen Spiker Berry
AmWINS Brokerage of Florida, Inc.
7108 Fairway Dr Ste 200
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-3757
561-847-8483
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Amanda L Lundergan
Lundergan Legal
PO Box 211474
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33421-1474
561-779-4126
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Andrew Jarrett Sky
Sky Law Firm, P.A.
165 E Palmetto Park Rd Ste 300
Boca Raton, FL 33432-4818
305-320-4529
http://www.themiamiinjurylawyer.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Barry Stuart Friedman
The Friedman Law Firm, P.A.
4800 N Federal Hwy Ste 100D
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5178
561-394-8235
http://thefriedman-lawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Berkin Aslan
Kanner & Pintaluga, P.A.
925 S Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33432-6122
561-892-9662
http://www.kpattorney.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Brian Alden Kahan
Kahan & Associates, PLLC
7000 W Palmetto Park Rd Ste 210
Boca Raton, FL 33433-3430
561-213-0262
http://www.kahanlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Brian C Duran
The Law Office of Brian C. Duran, P.A.
PO Box 970421
Boca Raton, FL 33497-0421
561-768-2852
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Bryan Keyth Boysaw
Law Offices of Bryan Boysaw & Associates
501 N Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4135
561-650-1481
http://boysawlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Callie Jean Fixelle
Grossman Attorneys at Law
1098 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432-2620
561-368-8048
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Charles Edward Cartwright
Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A.
813 Lucerne Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33460-3714
561-533-0345
http://www.gonzalezcartwright.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Charles James Roussin Jr.
Wicker, Smith, O'Hara, McCoy & Ford, PA
515 N Flagler Dr Ste 900
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4325
561-689-3800
https://www.wickersmith.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Christian Charles Romaguera
Romaguera Law Group, P.A.
11911 U.S. Highway One
Suite 303
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
561-472-1077
http://www.romagueralaw.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Craig Randall Zobel
The Law Offices of Craig R. Zobel, P.A.
130 Via Quantera
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-6217
561-277-1819
http://zobellawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Daniel Alexander Norton
Shochet Law Group
1718 N Federal Hwy Ste B
Lake Worth, FL 33460-6643
561-244-5308
http://www.shochetlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David Andrew Kirsch
Cole, Scott & Kissane P.A.
222 Lakeview Ave Ste 120
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6146
561-383-9242
https://www.csklegal.com/attorney/david-kirsch/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David Christopher Prather
Clark, Fountain La Vista, Prather and Ju
1919 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-9803
561-899-2117
http://clarkfountain.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David John Zappitell
Zappitell Law Firm
200 NE 2nd Ave Ste 103
Delray Beach, FL 33444-3768
561-330-6330
http://florida.law
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David Scott Goldfarb
David Goldfarb PA
3514 Pine Haven Cir
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5402
561-271-3455
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David Spyros Tadros
Wyland & Tadros LLP
2505 Metrocentre Blvd Fl 2
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-3114
(561) 275-2990x1
http://wylandtadros.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
David Thomas Aronberg
Aronberg, Aronberg & Green, Injury Law
2160 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33445-4660
561-266-9191
http://www.aronberglaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Dennis Todd Fronrath
Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
PO Box 4056
West Palm Beach, FL 33402-4056
561-820-2260
http://www.foryourrights.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Diran Vahn Seropian
Shendell & Pollock, P.L.
2700 N Military Trl Ste 150
Boca Raton, FL 33431-1808
561-241-2323
http://www.shendellpollock.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Donald Jack Ward III
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601
561-686-6300
http://www.searcylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Donald R Fountain Jr.
Clark, Fountain, et al.
1919 N Flagler Dr Fl 2
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-9803
561-899-2103
http://clarkfountain.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Edward Vincent Ricci
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601
561-686-6300
http://www.searcylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Ethan F. Kominsky
Frankl & Kominsky, P.A. Injury Lawyers
2240 W Woolbright Rd Ste 201
Boynton Beach, FL 33426-6363
561-800-8000
http://www.fklegal.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Francis Byrne Geary Jr.
Francis B Geary, Jr Esq
228 Almeria Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33405-1204
561-655-9649
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Gary Eric Susser
Gary E. Susser, P.A.
2755 S Federal Hwy Ste 13
Boynton Beach, FL 33435-7743
561-735-4636
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Gary Shepard Lesser
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC
101 Northpoint Pkwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1914
561-655-2028
http://www.lesserlawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Geoffrey Scott Schosheim
GS Law PA
4800 N Federal Hwy Ste 304B
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5134
561-706-5503
http://www.gslawpa.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Hector Ramon Buigas
The Law Offices of Keith J. Puya, P.A.
4880 Donald Ross Rd Ste 225
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-7203
561-408-3772
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Howard Scott Grossman
Grossman Attorneys at Law
1098 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432-2620
561-368-8048
http://www.grossmanattorneys.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Ian Matthew Kirtman
Gold & Gold, P.A.
2700 N Military Trl Ste 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431-6394
561-416-2882
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Isaac James Wannos
Schwed, Kahle, and Kress
11410 N Jog Rd Ste 100
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-1761
561-694-0070
http://schwedpa.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Ivan Alec Zigler
Zigler Law, PLLC.
137 W Royal Palm Rd Ste A
Boca Raton, FL 33432-3831
954-372-8117
http://www.ziglerlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
J Stuart Kirwan III
4333 N Ocean Blvd Apt BN2
Gulf Stream, FL 33483-7529
504-975-4898
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
James Anthony Meszaros
Law Offices of James A. Meszaros
Phillips Point, Suite 800 - West Tower
777 S Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6161
561-508-5862
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
James B. Morrison
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
1475 Centrepark Blvd Ste 130
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7424
561-686-1880
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
James Ian Newman
Adams|Coogler, P.A.
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Fl 16
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2323
561-478-4500
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
James Peter Joseph Pagni
King and Chaves LLC
400 Executive Center Dr Ste 207
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2922
954-661-5776
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
James Randolph Quick
Quick Law Firm
128 BARBADOS Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458-2913
561-351-8666
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jason Lloyd Williams
Law Offices of Lewis & Williams, P.A.
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 310
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2327
561-444-2260
http://www.myfloridainjurylawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jeffrey Frank Gordon
Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith
4800 N Federal Hwy Ste 205B
Boca Raton, FL 33431-3408
561-367-7799
http://www.lesserlawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jeffrey VanVoorhis Mansell
Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
444 W Railroad Ave Ste 350
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4112
561-721-0400
http://www.flappellatelaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jeffrey Wayne Duncan
Duncan Law, P.C.
425 Greenwich Cir Apt 200
Jupiter, FL 33458-4809
770-362-3370
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jennifer Marie Lipinski
Gordon & Partners, P.A.
4114 Northlake Blvd
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-6271
561-799-5070
http://www.fortheinjured.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jennifer Thomas
Adams I Coogler
Adams Coogler Watson Merkel Barry & Kellner
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 1600
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2329
561-478-4500
http://acwmlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jeremy Dylan Bertsch
Fields Law Firm, PLLC
11211 Prosperity Farms Rd Ste C301
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3400
561-799-9910
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jodi C Page
Jodi C Page, Esq
285 SE 6th Ave Apt A
Delray Beach, FL 33483-5299
561-281-2226
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
John Eric Romano
Romano Law Group
PO Box 21349
West Palm Beach, FL 33416-1349
561-533-6700
http://www.romanolawgroup.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jonathan Emery Gold
Gold & Gold, P.A.
2700 N Military Trl Ste 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431-6394
516-888-4653
http://www.goldlawpa.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Jonathan Wick Chambers
Law Offices of Spicer & Chambers, P.A.
110 Front St Ste 300
Jupiter, FL 33477-5095
561-625-6066
http://www.davidspicerlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Joshua Shane Horton
The Joshua S. Horton Law Firm, P.A.
215 S Olive Ave Ste 300-A
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5643
404-421-2178
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Joshua Winegar
Winegar Law, P.A.
801 Northpoint Pkwy C3
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1973
561-717-0447
http://www.winegarinjurylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Julie Nicole Pagni
Rubenstein Law
250 S Australian Ave Ste 1000
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5014
561-273-7019
https://www.rubensteinlaw.com/about/personal-injury-attorneys/julie-pagni
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Kamlesh Oza
Oza Law, P.A.
955 NW 17th Ave Ste N
Delray Beach, FL 33445-2516
561-279-2200
http://www.ozalaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Kelli Feneran Lago
Schouest, Bamdas, Shoshea, & BenMaier
750 Park of Commerce Blvd Ste 301
Boca Raton, FL 33487-3612
561-990-1699
http://www.sbsblaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Kelsey Carol Burke
Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
515 N Flagler Dr FL 10
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4350
561-655-1990
http://www.foryourrights.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Kenneth E Ehrlich
Felice & Ehrlich
3 Harvard Cir
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-1923
561-687-1717
http://www.injuredinfla.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Kristina Correa
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.
222 Lakeview Ave Ste 120
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6146
561-612-3408
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Lake Henry Lytal III
Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, L
515 N Flagler Dr Fl 10
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4350
561-655-1990
http://www.foryourrights.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Lee Edward Levenson Jr.
Levenson Law Group PA
1500 Gateway Blvd Ste 220
Boynton Beach, FL 33426-7233
561-739-7969
http://www.keepcalmlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Linda C Sweeting
Cole Scott & Kissane
222 Lakeview Ave Ste 120
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6146
561-383-9200
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Marcel Manuel Flemming
Morgan & Morgan
730 Waterford Way, Suite 1050
Miami, FL 33126
305-929-1906
http://www.forthepeople.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Mark Anthony Kieslor
Steinger, Greene & Feiner, P.A.
1645 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Fl 9
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2219
561-616-5550
https://www.injurylawyers.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Mark William Clark
Clark, Fountain La Vista, Prather & Litt
1919 N Flagler Dr Ste 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-9805
561-899-2101
http://clarkfountain.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Matthew Chiapperini
George Gesten McDonald, PLLC
9897 Lake Worth Rd Ste 302
Lake Worth, FL 33467-2377
561-232-6002
http://www.4-justice.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Matthew Kerry Schwencke
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601
561-686-6300
http://www.searcylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Melissa Nicole Kruegel
Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
2401 PGA Blvd Ste 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3515
561-625-6260
http://dcwlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Alden Lewis
Lewis & Williams P.A.
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 310
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2327
561-444-2260
http://www.myfloridainjurylawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Brevda
Senior Justice Law Firm
7700 Congress Ave Ste 3216
Boca Raton, FL 33487-1358
561-717-0813
http://www.seniorjustice.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Charles Peckham
Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley
7111 Fairway Dr Ste 105
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-4205
561-694-6079
http://www.schwedlawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael D Dickenson
Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser and Zoeller
1615 Forum Pl Ste 4D
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2317
561-689-8180
http://www.shw-law.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Hamilton Kugler
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601
561-686-6300
http://www.searcylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Jay Ferrin
Law Office of Michael J. Ferrin
335 E Linton Blvd Ste 2010
Delray Beach, FL 33483-5023
561-683-4000
http://www.ferrinlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Joseph Overbeck
Schuler Halvorson Weisser Zoeller & Over
1615 Forum Pl Fl 4
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2320
561-689-8180
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael K Grife
The Grife Law Firm, P.A.
The Atrium at Broken Sound
6111 Broken Sound Pkwy NW Ste 300
Boca Raton, FL 33487-3645
561-998-0770
http://www.thegrifelawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Keith Mittelmark
Michaud Mittelmark & Asrani
621 NW 53rd St Ste 395
Boca Raton, FL 33487-8283
561-392-0540
http://www.michaudlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Richard Morley
815 W Kalmia Dr
Lake Park, FL 33403-2113
561-603-5844
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Michael Seth Elstein
Elstein Law Firm
8401 Lake Worth Rd Ste 107
Wellington, FL 33467-2400
561-422-9888
http://www.elsteinlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Monty Regan Warren
3009 Embassy Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-1041
561-762-3009
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Nancy Lee La Vista
Clark, Fountain La Vista, Prather and Ju
1919 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-9803
561-899-2107
http://www.clarkfountain.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Natalie Michelle Hutchinson
Hutchinson Law Group
9252 Grand Prix Ln
Boynton Beach, FL 33472-2794
954-764-0588
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Nicholas Joseph Roselli
Roselli & McNelis, P.A.
4800 N Federal Hwy Ste 202E
Boca Raton, FL 33431-3415
561-826-0826
http://www.rosellimcnelis.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Peter Alan Cooke
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
4360 Northlake Blvd Ste 109
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-6265
561-472-1020
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Philip G Thompson
Thompson & Thomas, P.A.
1801 Indian Rd # STE100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-4604
561-651-4150
http://www.tntlegal.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Poorad Razavi
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
2925 PGA Blvd Ste 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33410-2909
561-515-1400
http://www.cohenmilstein.com/p
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Raquel Fas Bravo
The Law Office of Raquel Fas Bravo
7862 Oak Grove Cir
Lake Worth, FL 33467-7121
561-755-2464
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Rebecca Cooperman Kay
Kubicki Draper
515 N Flagler Dr Ste 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4330
561-615-4339
http://kubickidraper.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Richard Joseph Roselli
ROSELLI & McNELIS, P.A.
4800 N Federal Hwy Ste 202E
Boca Raton, FL 33431-3415
561-826-0826
http://www.rosellimcnelis.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Riley Francis Kennedy
Gunster
777 S Flagler Dr Ste 500E
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6121
561-650-0670
https://gunster.com/
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Robert Lee Bakeris
Robert L Bakeris
400 S Dixie Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33432-5518
561-395-1663
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Ronald A David
Ronald A. David, P.A.
P.O. Box 2204
Boca Raton, FL 33427
561-998-9300
http://www.rdavidlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601
561-686-6300
http://www.searcylaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Rose Marie Antonacci-Pollock
Falk,Waas,Hernandez,Cortina,SolomonBonne
1900 NW Corporate Blvd Ste 210E
Boca Raton, FL 33431-7320
561-367-2510 x401
http://falkwaas.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Roy W Jordan Jr.
Roy W. Jordan, Jr., P.A.
1615 Forum Pl Ste 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2315
561-471-5505
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Ryan Carter Tyler
Ratzan Weissman & Boldt
160 W Camino Real # 262
Boca Raton, FL 33432-5942
561-316-6531
http://www.rwblawyers.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Sabarish P Neelakanta
SPN Law, LLC
The Harvey Building
224 Datura St Ste 904
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5637
561-350-0369
http://www.spnlawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Samuel Sander Cohen
Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC
101 Northpoint Pkwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1914
561-655-2028
http://www.lesserlawfirm.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Sean Christopher Domnick
Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
2401 Pga Blvd Ste 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3515
561-625-6260
http://www.dcwlaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Seth Phillip Green
Law Offices of Aronberg, Aronberg & Gree
2160 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33445-4660
561-266-9191
http://www.aronberglaw.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Steven Leslie Frankl
Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.
2240 W Woolbright Rd Ste 201
Boynton Beach, FL 33426-6363
561-800-8000
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Steven Mark Lury
LaCava Jacobson & Goodis
701 Northpoint Pkwy Ste 330
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1999
561-282-1470
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
Theodore Stanley Forman
Forman Law Offices, P.A.
238 NE 1st Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444-3715
561-266-9998
http://www.formanlawoffices.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes
William Michael Chapman
Hogan & Chapman, P.L.
1125 Clare Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6903
561-650-0055
http://www.hoganchapman.com
Specialty: Medical Malpractice
Eligble to practice in Palm Beach County Florida: Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Florida?

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

Can you file a medical malpractice lawsuit without a lawyer?

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

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

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

What percentage do malpractice lawyers get?

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

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

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

Is there a cap on medical malpractice in Florida?

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

Do doctors in Florida have to have malpractice insurance?

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

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

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

What is considered medical malpractice in Florida?

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

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

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

Who can file a wrongful death suit in Florida?

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

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

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

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