Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Sarasota County Florida

Dr. Brian A Schofield Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003 CA 4313NC

Indemnity Paid: $1,250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537265
Claim Number :A01-25292-01
Date Submitted :10/12/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBrianASchofield
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4937 Clark Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34233Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18245$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68192Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
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
6/19/200112/31/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Septic infection of wrist, resulting in osteomyelitis of bones in wrist.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to properly interpret lab studies.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose infectious process in wrist.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Surgical fusion of wrist.
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
4/1/20032003 CA 4313NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota9/15/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gulfcoast Orthopaedic Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/15/2005
 
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$17,983
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,307
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$743,608
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$91,392$15,000
Wage Loss$100,000$300,000
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. Scott A Tetreault Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004 CA 10891 NC

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643117
Claim Number :A04-30981-03
Date Submitted :11/13/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualScottATetreault
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5969 Cattle Ridge Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34232Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
64663$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65204Oncology - no surgery80259

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA DOCTORS' HOSPITAL-SARASOTA100166
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/12/20037/1/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Sickle cell disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to treat acute chest syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Kidney damage and ophthalmologic disorder.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/23/20042004 CA 10891 NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota10/25/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sarasota Doctor's Hospital
Dudenhoeffer, M.D., Thomas K
Erb, D.O., Donald
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/25/2006
 
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$76,162
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$57,659
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
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. Thomas K Dudenhoeffer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004 CA 10891 NC

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744931
Claim Number :30981-02
Date Submitted :3/22/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualThomasKDudenhoeffer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7721 Holiday Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34231Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
30170$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME65379Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA DOCTORS' HOSPITAL-SARASOTA100166
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/12/20037/6/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Sickle cell disease crisis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose acute chest syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Kidney failure and neurologic 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
11/18/20042004 CA 10891 NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota3/1/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Columbia Doctor's Hospital-Sarasota
Erb, D.O., Donald
Tetreault, M.D., Scott
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
3/1/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$81,633
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$74,472
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
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. James Eadens Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010CA004994NC

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058861
Claim Number :39497-02
Date Submitted :10/20/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames Eadens
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2001 Webber Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34231Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
79670$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME14383Pathology - No Surgery80266

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100087
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/14/20061/29/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severe colitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely diagnose colon cancer, resulting in a one year delay with metastasis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Colon cancer.
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
5/17/20102010CA004994NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota10/1/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/1/2010
 
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$17,160
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,770
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
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. FRANTZ SIMEON Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2015CA000872NC

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783637
Claim Number : SM272558
Date Submitted : 11/14/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFRANTZ SIMEON
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4960 SW 72ND AVE; STE 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MIAMIFL33155Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SM897682$1,000,000$5,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherMEDICAL DENTAL BEHAVIORAL SERVICES TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ACN323  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationSARASOTA COUNTY JAIL CELL
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherINMATE CELL
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/17/20145/27/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLMT ALLEGES FAILURE TO TREAT BACK CONDITION RESULTING IN L2-3 LAMINECTOMY AND MICRODISKECTOMY
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
DELAYED DIAGNOSIS S/P PERMANENT NEUROLOGICAL INJURIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BLADDER DYSFUNCTION LOSS OF SENSATION IN HIS SADDLE AREA, INABILITY TO OBTAIN AN ERECTION SEVERE PAIN AND DIMINISHED STRENGTH AND MOTOR FUNCTION IN HIS LEGS
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
CLMT PRESENT TO JAIL WITH HISTORY OF STENOSIS AND DEGENERATIVE DISK DISEASE IN HIS LOWER BACK. WALKED WITH NO ASSISTANCE OTHER THAN KNEE BRACE. ALLEGES RE-INJ AROUND 04172014 AND CAME UNDER ARMOR'S CARE. ALLEGES SHOOTING PAINS IN LEGS AND REQ'D WHEELCHAIR D/T INABILITY TO WALK. ALLEGES PAIN PERSISTED AND HE WAS REFUSED REQUEST TO GO TO ER. ON 04112014 HE WAS PUT IN MEDICAL UNITY WITH FULL BRACE NOTING STRESS FRACTURE. RELEASED TO GEN POP ON 04142014. GIVEN LOWER BUNK ADVISED NO WEIGHT BEARING FOR 5-6 WEEKS. ALLEGES CONDITION WORSENED UPON RELEASE ON 04232014 HE WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL. HE CALLED 911, WAS TRANSPORTED FROM JAIL. REMAINED IN HOSPITAL UNTIL RELEASED ON 06012014. ALLEGES DUE TO DELAYED DIAGNOSIS, HE NOW HAS PERMANENT INJURY.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/17/20152015CA000872NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota4/30/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
ENNIS, LAURA A
ATKINSON, JAMES E
BURK, LISA B
CARSTENS, SONJA K
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/30/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$60,568
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$49,328
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$50,000
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
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. Kevin L Boyer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003 CA 2236NC

Indemnity Paid: $995,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535176
Claim Number :A02-27267-00
Date Submitted :6/19/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKevinLBoyer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7252 Manatee Avenue W
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BradentonFL34209Manatee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
37815$1,500,000$4,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68033Surgery - Neurology - Including Child80152

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MManatee
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
7/25/200010/24/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
L5-S1 herniated disc and osteosarcoma of the left hip.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose osteosarcoma of the left hip.
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
3/5/20032003 CA 2236NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota5/26/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Maklad, M.D., Nabil
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
5/26/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$995,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$91,035
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$37,604
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$995,000
Deductible$50,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/19/2006 10:11:54 AM
Reason for Change:A payment of $495,000 was made on 4/14/2005 and balance of $500,000 was paid 5/26/2006.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1635637604
Indemnity Paid495000995000
Cause of InjuryAlleged delay in diagnosis of sarcoma.None.
Final DiagnosisClaimant was diagnosed with herniated disk and underwent surgical treatment for it. He was subsequently diagnosed with a pelvic sarcoma.L5-S1 herniated disc and osteosarcoma of the left hip.
Injured Person Address Street4104 17th Avenue West4104 17th Ave W
Payment Date14-APR-0526-MAY-06
Amount of Deductible Paid by Defendant050000
MisdiagnosisClaimant was treated for radiculopathy. It was claimed that there was a two month delay in the diagnosis of a sarcoma.Alleged failure to diagnose osteosarcoma of the left hip.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2325591035
Insured Address Street7252 Manatee Avenue W.7252 Manatee Avenue W
Date of Final Disposition14-APR-0526-MAY-06
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss495000995000

 

 

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Dr. DAVID K ALDRICH Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003 CA-3609NC

Indemnity Paid: $888,208.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744625
Claim Number :119555
Date Submitted :9/23/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDAVIDKALDRICH
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed436 Nokomis Avenue South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VeniceFL34285Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP38244$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21203Surgery - Thoracic00000

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BON SECOURS-VENICE HOSPITAL103004
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/5/200112/3/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute cholecystitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged injury to the common bile duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Following surgery, ERCP indicated a stricture of the common bile duct which required balloon dilatation and an internal biliary stent.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/19/20032003 CA-3609NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota2/12/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Surgical Associates of Venice
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/16/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$888,208
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$80,578
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$102,649
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/24/2007 3:39:46 PM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid8116681359
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8046384922
 
Date of Change:9/6/2007 3:51:38 PM
Reason for Change:Update to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid8135981366
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8492285324
 
Date of Change:9/23/2008 3:41:02 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees paid, and to reflect refund of costs.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid81366102649
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8532480578

 

 

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Dr. Brian C James Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2001-CA15226 NC

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200433508
Claim Number :A01-24178-98
Date Submitted :11/24/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBrianCJames
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3920 Bee Ridge Road, Bldg. E, Ste. F
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34233Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
16835$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68542Anesthesiology - Pain Management80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
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
2/15/19986/12/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Administration of intrathecal narcotics.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
A granuloma developed at the tip of the spinal cord catheter used to administer intrathecal narcotics. It was alleged that there was a delay in diagnosing this despite several referrals to other specialists, including a neurosurgeon and a neurologist.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Lower spinal cord injury.
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
10/29/20012001-CA15226 NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota10/26/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Shaver, M.D., Rodger W
Radiology Regional Center, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/26/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$66,274
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$26,729
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$50,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$26,820$600,000
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$40,000$100,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
The catheter manufacturer has now instituted a safety notice regarding this complication.
 
Updates
 
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Dr. Roland V Askins Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2004-CA-2195NC

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

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Department File Number :M200539004
Claim Number :A02-26491-01
Date Submitted :12/22/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRolandVAskins
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4937 Clark Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34233Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18063$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME67527Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WINTER PARK PAVILION110026
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/3/20016/24/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for revision of previously performed total hip replacement due to loose right acetabular cup.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Replacement of acetabular cup.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Placement, inadvertently of a suture directly through the sciatic nerve, resulting in drop foot.
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
4/8/20042004-CA-2195NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota11/22/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
11/22/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,433
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$49,429
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$116,658$200,000
Wage Loss$0$733,342
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
 
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Dr. JAN BROWN Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2016-CA-003356

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

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Department File Number : M201886680
Claim Number : EMC-FL-15-325806-1
Date Submitted : 10/11/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EmCare Holdings, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
75-173235 SI
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJAN BROWN
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer8330 LAKEWOOD RANCH RD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BRADENTONFL34202Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1040025381-13$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113488Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionDOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SARASOTA
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/10/201312/18/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CEREBRAL EMBOLUS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN IN ER
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO TIMELY REQUEST CONSULT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
WORSENING CONDITION
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/30/20162016-CA-003356
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota9/20/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/20/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$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
 
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