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
INTERSTATE FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2259886 
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
IndividualABELARDO ARANGO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3661 S. Miami Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33133Dade
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
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMETTO GENERAL HOSPITAL100187
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/18/200111/19/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Appendicitis
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
*NR
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
10/17/20022002-25971-CA01
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade12/14/2004
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/14/2004
 
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
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.

 

 

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

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