Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. David Bohorquez Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-12065CA25

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643343
Claim Number :SH-B-36299
Date Submitted :12/4/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AIG SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
02-0309086 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy  Thomas
Street Address
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway South, 19th Floor; One Briarlake Plaza
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042-361
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Bohorquez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7522 N.W. 44th Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral SpringsFL33065Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4762470$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8055Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMETTO GENERAL HOSPITAL100187
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/1/200312/21/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient to ED with difficulty breathing.Medical history of Parkinsons; family concerned he may have swallowed dentures
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient evaluated by intern, supervised by physician; ordered blood work, EKG, chest x-ray which showed opacity consistent with pneumonia.Dr. Bohorquez identified foreign body on film and arranged for admission of patient, as well as relaying this finding to physician
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleging failure to order neck x-ray or follow up more timely on family's concern about dentures being swallowed.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/13/200505-12065CA25
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade11/30/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palmetto Emergency Medicine Specialists
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
1/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,985
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$987
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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. Bohorquez correctly identified the foreign body and had the patient admitted and advised the physician of his findings.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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