Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Chester C Babat Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 042837CI20

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746012
Claim Number :MM233768
Date Submitted :6/22/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLindaMMurray
Street Address
10 Parkway North, Suite 100
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6082 (847) 572 - 6338murray@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChester Babat
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6649 35TH AVE N STE C4
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ST PETERSBURGFL33710-1518Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM806144$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME19208Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPasco
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PASCO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL100211
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/29/20029/19/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Brain TIA.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-rays and CT Scans were done.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
X-rzys were read as normal.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff now complains of severe loss of balance, headaches, memory loss, blurred/ double vision and an unsteady gait.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/8/2004042837CI20
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pasco4/27/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
OtherDismissed with Prejudice
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$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$5,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 07-13772-CI-08

Indemnity Paid: $90,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200954405
Claim Number :MM248754
Date Submitted :7/21/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCherry ERadin
Street Address
Ten Parkway North
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6085 (847) 572 - 6338radin@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChesterCBabat
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6449 38th Avenue North, Suite C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM814320$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME19208Radiology - Diagnostic - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL100180
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/10/20064/4/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient had a PEG tube inserted after incurring a stroke. Three months later the patient experienced abdominal pain after medications were administered through his PEG tube. The patient was transferred to the ICU and a STAT CT was ordered of the patient's abdomen. A wet read of the CT was performed by another doctor.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The day after the wet read the insured doctor did a formal read of the CT scan, noting free air and free fluid in the abdomen, but did not confirm the proper placement of the PEG tuve or immediately advise the treating physician that confirmation was not made.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
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Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged the insured doctor failed to timely diagnose and alert the patient's treating physician to a misplaced PEG tube on a STAT CT scan he interpreted, resulting in peritonitis and septic shock, causing respiratory and acute renal failure and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/12/200907-13772-CI-08
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas6/1/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Sabada, Fadi
Unaeze, Vitalis
Williams, Larry R
Duarte, Pedro
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/9/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$90,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,947
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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