Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ahmed R Bata Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 16-2003-CA-3691

Indemnity Paid: $25,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535361
Claim Number :6649-A
Date Submitted :6/2/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PREFERRED PHYSICIANS MEDICAL RISK RETENTION GROUP,Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-3521189 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLeesaLMeland
Street Address
9000 W 67th St., Ste. 201
CityStateZip
Shawnee MissionKS66202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(913) 262 - 2585 (913) 262 - 3633leesa.meland@ppmrrg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAhmedRBata
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2165 Herschel Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32204Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
14887$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78120Anesthesiology01

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER100040
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/12/200110/30/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
64 year old male patient presented for repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured performed a pre-anesthesia evaluation on the patient prior to his undergoing endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with graft.The EKG was interpreted as normal, sinus rhythm and a chest x-ray were normal.Lab values were all within normal limits, his lungs were clear and his heart had a regular rate and rhythm.During the procedure the patient developed hypotension and EKG changes.At that time, an emergent cardiac catheterization was called and the patient was moved to the cath lab.The patient then went into cardiac arrest and was unable to be resuscitated.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff alleged insured failed to properly assess or adequately evaluate the patient in preparation for an invasive surgical procedure.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/30/200216-2003-CA-3691
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval4/5/2005
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/19/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$25,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$42,000
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
Insured will continue to perform a thourough pre-anesthesia evaluation of the patient.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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