Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Putnam County Florida

Dr. Frank Imas Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015CA-000499

Indemnity Paid: $400,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679367
Claim Number : 331485
Date Submitted : 8/5/2016
 
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
IndividualFrank Imas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed951 North Washington Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TitusvilleFL32796Brevard
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
981460$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME81981Anesthesiology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Recovery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/6/20156/30/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the ER with complaints of abdominal pain. The patient is deceased.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent a laparoscopic repair of incarcerated central hernia. The insured provided anesthesia support.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
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
12/9/20152015CA-000499
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam7/7/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Caudill, DO, Jeremy
Edwards, ARNP, Willie
Putnam Community Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/7/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$400,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$29,211
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,435
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$400,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Frank Imas Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 542015CA000499CAAXMX

Indemnity Paid: $400,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679442
Claim Number : 0331485
Date Submitted : 8/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
THE DOCTORS COMPANY RISK RETENTION GROUP, A RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE Excess
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
80-0787558  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Frank   Imas
Street Address
230 Sheridan Ave.
City State Zip
Satellite Beach FL 32937
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(321) 961 - 5280     fimas1@gmail.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFrank Imas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed611 Zeagler Dr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PalatkaFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0981460$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME81981Anesthesiology 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/6/20156/5/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Incarcerated ventral hernia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Anesthesia provided for the repair of incarcerated ventral hernia. Patient developed respiratory insufficiency post operatively
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis in this case
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
While in the post anesthesia care unit patient developed respiratory insufficiency which was initially conservatively managed with BiPap device. After blood gas testing showed mixed acidosis the decision was made to intubate and place the pt on the ventilator overnight. Patient was transferred to ICU with monitors and intubated on arrival. Tracheal intubation was uneventful. within 5-10 post intubation patient developed cardiac arrest. ACLS protocol was immediately initiated but was not successful. Patient was pronounced dead. Plaintiff alleged the death was caused by rushing to surgery and failure to treat respiratory insufficiency
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/24/2015542015CA000499CAAXMX
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam12/4/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Caudill, Jeremy
Edwards, Willie
Putnam Community Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
7/19/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$400,000
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
There were no safety issues related to the event. The death was caused by a catastrophic event not directly related to patient condition management which was difficult to prove due to event's close time proximity to the last management intervention and lack of an autopsy
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Kaushalendra Singh Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 17 CA 295

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884985
Claim Number : 59275701
Date Submitted : 4/10/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PHYSICIANS INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
13-4235490  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual John D King
Street Address
901 south mopac Blvd V ste 400
City State Zip
Austin TX 78746
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(512) 425 - 5940   (512) 328 - 8067 john-king@tmlt.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKaushalendra Singh
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed320 Zeagler Drive Ste C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PalatkaFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
144999$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54534Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/9/20164/6/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was admitted to the emergency room by another physician on April 9, 2016. Reporting physician became involved with patient the following morning. Patient presented with bilateral pneumonia and treatment intervention were initiated. Patient was eventually diagnosed with H1NI (swine flu).
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Despite treatment, patient's condition worsened as his oxygen saturation dropped and patient was transferred to ICU. Patient was eventually transferred to another facility for higher level care. Patient's condition deteriorated where he required intubation. Patient eventually died on May 11, 2016.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It was alleged that defendants including reporting physicians delay with the diagnosing of H1N1 which in turn delay patient from getting appropriate treatment which would have included antiviral treatment.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient was eventually diagnosed with H1N1 which carries a poor prognosis. We believed the natural progression of the illness contributed to the outcome.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/1/201717 CA 295
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam4/2/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Limeres, Miguel M
Putnam Community Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/1/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$39,433
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,420
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
none
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Miguel M Limeres Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 17CA295

Indemnity Paid: $235,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884795
Claim Number : 354666
Date Submitted : 3/23/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMiguelMLimeres
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed530 Zeagler Drive Suite 102
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PalatkaFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0912462$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76533Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/14/20164/10/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Influenza.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient developed ARDS requiring intubation and pulmonary support.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
58 year old married man developed ARDS secondary to Influenza requiring respiratory support. He was transferred to Mayo where he later died.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/28/201717CA295
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam3/2/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Putnam Community Medical Center of North Florida, LLC
Singh, MD, Kaushalendra
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
3/2/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$235,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$18,284
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,467
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$11,000$0
Wage Loss$500,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Lucien-Maximin Tchuisse Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 06-528-CA

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747677
Claim Number :34234-01
Date Submitted :11/16/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLucien-Maximin Tchuisse
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6061 St. Johns Avenue, Ste A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PalatkaFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
68103$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85684Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/3/20056/2/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient underwent an exploratory laparoscopy for possible endometriosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Perforation of the bowel during the laparoscopic procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered severe abdominal scarring from an exploratory laparotomy to repair bowel perforation.Patient had a temporary colostomy as well.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/27/200606-528-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam10/26/2007
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
10/26/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,300
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,060
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$225,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. LAWRENCE FRIEDES Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 08 553 ca 53

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954225
Claim Number :SGI-06-73574
Date Submitted :7/7/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CITADEL INSURANCE, RISK RETENTION GROUPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-8474742 
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 FRIEDES
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed129 Marshall Creek Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint AugustineFL32095St. Johns
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0801 046$1,000,000$24,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME81197Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/20/200611/15/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Dehydration
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely treat
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
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
9/9/200808 553 ca 53
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam7/6/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Yatco, M.D., Josephine
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
6/3/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$24,843
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,533
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. Robert L Thomas Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 54-2011-CA-23

Indemnity Paid: $210,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264995
Claim Number :FL-JEC-02
Date Submitted :10/4/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
81-0603029 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJulie Montague
Street Address
12700 Park Central Drive, Suite 900
CityStateZip
DallasTX75251
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(866) 520 - 6896  jmontague@bpmp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertLThomas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4311 North Salisbury Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32216Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115975$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8592Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/5/20109/22/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome secondary to methadone toxicity.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured Physician evaluated and treated the patient in the emergency department following his field resuscitation. Lab studies, an EKG and head CT were ordered and results were noted to be normal. IV fluids and Narcan were administered. A chest CT revealed possible alveolitis with no evidence of pulmonary embolism. Insured Physician recommended admission for observation but the patient refused to be admitted. The patient was discharged to home with verbal and written instructions given to him and his family to observe closely for respiratory difficulty or alteration in mental status.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Altered mental status due to methadone overdose and possible pneumonia.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleged the Insured Physician failed to recognize an abnormal and prolonged QT interval on the EKG resulting in the patient's sudden cardiac arrest and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/14/201154-2011-CA-23
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam10/2/2012
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
10/2/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$210,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$78,097
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
Communicate and document patient leaving against medical advice.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Mohammad M Kaleem Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03-665-CA

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642201
Claim Number :18162
Date Submitted :9/12/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMohammadMKaleem
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed524 Zeagler Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PalatkaFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600844 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78625Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery70415

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/29/20027/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
EKG and enzymes
Diagnostic Code :410.9
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and management of myocardial infarction
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/16/200403-665-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam8/31/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Putnam Community Medical Center
Milanick MD, John C
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/5/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$140,813
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$52,588
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$200,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$75,000$0
Wage Loss$156,525$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
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Dr. JOHN WALSH Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07028CA52

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850241
Claim Number :278479
Date Submitted :1/12/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMary Osborn
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 37766604(260) 486 - 0785Mary.Osborn@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOHN WALSH
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed530 ZEAGLER DRSUITE A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PALATKAFL32177Putnam
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
706171$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78805Physicians or Surgeons - major surgery.NOC classification. 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/1/20059/16/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SURGERY
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER PERFORMANCE OF SURGERY
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
AMPUTATION 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
1/28/200707028CA52
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam6/23/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/30/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,147
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,225
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:1/12/2009 1:34:14 PM
Reason for Change:UPDATING ALE ON THIS CASE.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1672921147
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid67609225

 

 

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Dr. THOMAS B PINSON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 09-103-CA-53

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954589
Claim Number :MM250449
Date Submitted :8/18/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTHOMASBPINSON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed113 W. Hickory Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NeoshoMO64850Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM813933$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME86842Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPutnam
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER100232
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/10/20069/23/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the emergency room with chest pain that started about four hours before she saw the insured doctor.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured doctor's clinical impression was acute chest pain and wellens' syndrome, and ordered EKG, CBC, chemistries and chest x-rays. The patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm after seeing other docotrs. The autopsy revealed dissecting aortic aneurysm, hemoperocardium, mild aortic arteriosclerosis, acute pulmonary and vesceral congestion, and crebra edema. The cause of death was hemopericardium due to dissecting aortic aneurysm.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It was alleged the patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm due to the insured doctor's not ordering a CT scan and not noting the widening of the mediastinum.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient expired from a dissecting aortic aneurysm.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/5/200909-103-CA-53
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Putnam7/23/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Vista Staffing Solutions
Putnam Emergency Group, LLC
Amin, MohammadB
Mohammad Basi Amin, MD, PA
Putnam Community Medical Center, LLC
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$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,808
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$100,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
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