Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Abelardo Vargas Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-6325 CA 32

Indemnity Paid: $1,599,329.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200643080
Claim Number :E30211
Date Submitted :3/2/2009
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAbelardo Vargas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed250 W. 63rd Street, Suite 8D
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Miami BeachFL33141Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME18625Surgery - Thoracic0

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
Other LocationOn the job
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Compartment syndrome.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no operation performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Arthrofibrosis and ankylosis of digits of left hand.
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
11/7/200101-6325 CA 32
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Inphynet Contracting Services, Inc.
Abelardo Vargas, MD, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
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$1,599,329
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$86,586
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$122,809
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,599,329
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 and medical experts.
Date of Change:5/22/2007 10:25:09 AM
Reason for Change:Case settled in the amount of $1,599,329.12 during the appeal process.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid72917103880
Indemnity Paid01599329
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss01599329
Settlement Reached01
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4221277818
Legal System StageAfter court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.During appeal.
Date of Change:6/22/2007 10:16:08 AM
Reason for Change:Increase is due to additional invoices being paid after file closed.File settled on 05/07/07 after appeal.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid103880122794
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel7781885326
Date of Final Disposition18-OCT-0607-MAY-07
Date of Change:3/2/2009 11:52:14 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid122794122809
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel8532686586



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