Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DONALD J AMODEO Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04-7515-CI-08

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200534955
Claim Number :4044374
Date Submitted :4/19/2005
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
P.O. Box 33020
St. PetersburgFL33733
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 522 - 7777211(727) 521 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6450 - 38th Avenue North, Suite 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME49326Gastroenterology - No Surgery 

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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute flare-up of Crohns disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient claimed, although disputed, that treatment with corticosteroids caused avascular necrosis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Avascular necrosis.
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
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,871
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,064
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
The patient presented with a very unique situation and after thoroughly considering her claim, it was not felt that any such steps were necessary.
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