Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ABELARDO ARANGO Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2002-25971-CA01

Indemnity Paid: $112,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056152
Claim Number :551 01 764401
Date Submitted :1/28/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3661 S. Miami Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
DPP 1300473$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME24937Surgery - General 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient presented with Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and severe abdominal pain for four days.She was admitted to the hospital where test were conducted including CT scan of the pelvis,a CT scan of abdomen and a pelvic ultrasound, Test did not show any definitive evidence of appendicitis, although the test did not exclude appendicitis.
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleges insured along with several other doctors failed to diagnose Appendicitis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
De La Cruz-Munoz, Nestor F
Fields, Steven
Garcia DO, Orlando
Fields, Jerome
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. 
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$112,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,635
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,577
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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 updates found.



*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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