Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Darwich Bejany Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-21907 CA 27

Indemnity Paid: $120,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200955605
Claim Number :83007679
Date Submitted :12/1/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobertAWhite
Street Address
P O BOX 4308
CityStateZip
Valley VillageCA91617
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 696 - 0288  rwhite@litneutral.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDarwich Bejany
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1321 NW 14TH Street, Suite W-205
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33125Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0118085340000$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41412Surgery - Urological 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER100034
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/8/200012/19/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Invasive carcinoma of the bladder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
On 12/7/1999, Dr. Bejany performed a cystoprostatectomy and reconstruction of an ileocolonic neobladder.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of infectious process and anastomatic leak.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Due to persistent fistula and venofibrosis, on 3/8/2000, Dr. Adrian Legaspe performed an insertion of a permanent venous port (dual lumen Groshong catheter) via the left subclavian artery. The patient became encephalopathic and on 3/23/2000, the patient expired from cardiopulmonary failure secondary to overwhelming infection and multi-system failure.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/10/200302-21907 CA 27
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade11/23/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Legaspi Sauter, MD, Adrian
Kim, MD, Jay H
Urologic Consultants of Florida
Bichachi, MD, Abraham
Garcia, MD, Hernando
Krieger, MD, BruceP
Miami Beach Pulmonologists, PA
Allaf, MD, Wadah
Wirtshafter, MD, Amery R
Samet, MD, Phillip
Beraha, MD, Dan
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
11/23/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$120,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$254,056
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,261
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$120,000
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
Dr. Bejany performed a necessary procedure on an elderly gentleman with bladder cancer. Liability and causation were disputed. He appropriately called in numerous medical specialists to deal with recognized complications of surgery.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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