Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Amar Bhuta Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2007 CA 006276

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201057729
Claim Number :SC-06-76479
Date Submitted :6/28/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAmar Bhuta
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7850 SW 83rd Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME86395Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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
Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose patient's condition and failure to supplement her IV nutrition with thiamine
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Neurological damage.
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
9/10/20072007 CA 006276
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Orange Park Medical Center
Jones, CNM, Rose
McCauley, M.D., Richard
Edelenbos, D.O., Eric
Shad, M.D., Arjav
North Florida Obstetrical & Gyne Assoc.
Nealis, M.D., James
Maquera, M.D., Victor
Jacksonville Neurological Clinic
Merrell, M.D., Dale
Borland Groover Clinic
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$131,133
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,443
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
Unknown.This is an extremely rare condition rarely seen in the U.S.
No updates found.



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