Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Beatriz E Amendola Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 06-23296

Indemnity Paid: $180,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200747782
Claim Number :142575
Date Submitted :6/25/2008
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
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9300 SW 87 Avenue, Suite 3
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58411Additional Charges:Raditation Therapy0

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
Physician's Office 
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
Low grade infiltrating ductal carcinoma, left breast
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Partial breast radiation using High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was misdiagnosis made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Radiation necrosis leading to mastectomy of left breast
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Beatriz E. Amendola, MDPA
Baptist HealthSouth Florida, Inc.
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 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$180,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$22,795
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,339
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$180,000
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:6/25/2008 10:30:39 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1762722795
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid742913339



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