Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Barry R Alter Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04-13276

Indemnity Paid: $195,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747960
Claim Number :130567
Date Submitted :6/23/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarryRAlter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 North 35 Ave, Suite 605
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33021Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP43712$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME32573Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/12/20035/10/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Significant dyspnea on exertion, positive stress test and a 2-3 cm clot in the mid-right coronary artery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Administration of Retavase
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged contraindicated Retavase therapy in the absence of active MI (Myocardial Infarction) resulting in intracranial hemorrhage and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/23/200404-13276
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward12/11/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
South Broward Cardiology Consultants, PA
Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood)
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$195,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$66,977
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$57,759
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$195,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/23/2008 10:01:41 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6350766977
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5762757759

 

 

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Court Case # 05-018578 CA 09

Indemnity Paid: $24,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640228
Claim Number :139455
Date Submitted :3/8/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarryRAlter
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3312 SW 57 Place
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33312Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP43712$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME32573Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL(HOLLYWOOD)100038
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherCath Lab
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/19/20037/29/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right coronary artery occlusion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Cardiac catheterization
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly pre-medicate for an Iodine allergy resulting in a stroke.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/10/200605-018578 CA 09
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward2/9/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
South Broward Cardiology Consultants
Norberg, Daniel G
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$24,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$49,090
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$27,618
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$24,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/24/2010 11:34:48 AM
Reason for Change:The case was reopened in May 2006 because suit was filed in January 2006.Case ultimately was settled on 02/09/10 in the amount of $24,000.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid100022872
Indemnity Paid024000
Defendant Entity NameSouth Broward Cardiology Consultants
Injured Person Address Zip Code3302533314
Injured Person Address CityPembroke PinesFort Lauderdale
Injured Person Address Street11971 SW 15th Street, Bldg. 1815133 SW 43 Avenue
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss024000
Settlement Reached01
MisdiagnosisAlleged failure to properly pre-medicate for an oidine allergy resulting in a stroke.Alleged failure to properly pre-medicate for an Iodine allergy resulting in a stroke.
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel042563
Insured Zip Code3302133312
Insured Address Street1150 N. 35th Avenue, Suite 6053312 SW 57 Place
Date of Final Disposition19-MAR-0609-FEB-10
Court DecisionOtherNo Court Proceedings.
Final DispositionNo Payment MadeSettled by parties
No Other Defendants10
Court Case Number05-018578 CA 09
Legal System StageWithin the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
County Suit Filed InBroward
Defendant Last NameNorberg, Daniel G
 
Date of Change:3/8/2011 10:05:43 AM
Reason for Change:Additional fees/expenses paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2287227618
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4256349090

 

 

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