Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ANTHONY M ALTINO Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CIO020003952

Indemnity Paid: $412,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432173
Claim Number :83-007715
Date Submitted :7/27/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRachel Lehmkuhl
Street Address
4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 8243  rachel.lehmkuhl@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualANTHONYMALTINO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5200 HOFFNER ROAD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ORLANDOFL32812Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118060160000$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME76674Internal Medicine - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPHYSICIAN'S OFFICE
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/11/200012/28/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT UNDERWENT A LAMINECTOMY/DISKECTOMY FOR A DISK HERNIATION AT L5-S1.CLAIMANT IS ALLEGING THAT HE SUFFERED PERMANENT UROLOGIC AND RECTAL DYSFUNCTION AS A RESULT OF A DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATING THE DISCK HERNIATION.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
DELAY IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING THE CLAIMANT'S LARGE HERNIATED DISC.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
INSURED HAVE ORDERED A STAT MRI TO ISOLATE THE CAUSE OF THE CLAIMANT'S BLADDER AND BOWEL DYSFUNCTION, ONCE THE MRI RESULTS CAME BACK THE INSURED SHOULD HAVE ENSURED THAT THE CLAIMANT RECEIVED AN EMERGENCY REFERRAL TO A NEUROSURGEON.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DELAY IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING THE CLAIMANT'S HERNIATED DISK RESULTING IN AN ALLEGED PERMANENT UROLOGIC AND RECTAL DYSFUNCTION.
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
7/10/2002CIO020003952
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange4/26/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
GEORGES, M.D., CLETUSR
KLAVINS FINNORN,M.D., STEPHANIE
LEHMAN, M.D., GARY G
BOBEK,M.D., MARK
MID-FLORIDA UROLOGICAL ASSOC.P.A.
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$412,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$69,009
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$37,475
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$362,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$350,000$647,000
Wage Loss$15,000$223,000
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
THE INSURED IS NOW MORE CAREFUL IN MAKING SURE THAT THE PATIENT'S REQUIRED TESTING AND REFERRALS THAT HE HAS ORDERED ARE DONE IN A TIMELY MANNER.
 
Updates
 
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