Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CHARLENE L ALFORD Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677603
Claim Number : MM269487
Date Submitted : 3/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CHARLENE L ALFORD
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 5537 MANATEE POINT DRIVE
City State Zip Code County
NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34652 Pasco
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
MM824134 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
OS6881 Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Charlotte
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/6/2012 1/20/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT PRESENTED FOR A CHEST CT SCAN ON MARCH 6, 2012.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CLAIMANT PRESENTED WITH A PRESCRIPTION FOR A CT SCAN OF THE CHEST, WHICH WAS PERFORMED ON MARCH 6, 2012. DR. ALFORD-MERCIER IDENTIFIED A MASS OF 1-2 CM DENSITY, AND THE FINDINGS WERE FORWARDED TO THE PRESCRIBING PHYSICIAN. AS A RESULT, THE PRESCRIBING PHYSICIAN REFERRED THE CLAIMANT TO A PULMONOLOGY SPECIALIST.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT ALLEGES DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF LUNG CANCER.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
CLAIMANT ALLEGES INSURED¿S RADIOLOGIST ALLEGING FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE NODULE IN LUNG ON MARCH 6, 2012 CT SCAN OF CHEST RESULTING IN 8 MONTH DELAY IN LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSIS IN 54 YEAR OLD CLAIMANT.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 10/1/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BARTON & ASSOCIATES INC
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Dropped before Action Filed
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $18,303
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $1,825
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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