Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. EDUARDO ROMERO Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 99018CA

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200011701
Claim Number :14740-01
Date Submitted :1/23/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine McClain
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.McClain@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEDUARDO ROMERO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1304 OHIO AVE S
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LIVE OAKFL32064-4156Suwannee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125214$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME32987Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHamilton
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100108
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/22/19968/19/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE CLAIMANT WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A PROBABLE HEART ATTACK AND STREPTOKINASE WAS ORDERED.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
THE CLAIMANT WAS DIAGNOSED WITH WITH CEREBELLAR HEMATOMA SECONDARY TO THE THROMBOLYSIS .THE CLAIMANT WENT INTO CARDIAC ARREST AND EXPIRED PRIOR TO THE TRANSFER TO A GAINESVILLE HOSPITAL. CLAIMANT ATTORNEY ALLEGES THERE WAS A DELAY IN DX AND TREATMENT OF THE INCREASED INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DEATH
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/2/199999018CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hamilton5/12/2000
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
COLUMBIA HAMILTON MEDICAL CENTER
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
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
THE INSURED DISCUSSED CASE WITH DEFENSE COUNSEL ANDINSURANCE PERSONAL .
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/18/2007 9:03:59 AM
Reason for Change:UPDATE FOR COMPLIANCE OF NEW DATA.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Address CountyHamilton
County Injury Occurred InHamilton
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine McClain
Insured Zip Code32060320644156
Insured License Number32987ME32987
Insured Address Street1304 SO. OHIO AVE.1304 OHIO AVE S
Insured Last NameROMERO, M.D.ROMERO
Certification NumberN/A
 
Date of Change:1/23/2007 11:28:09 AM
Reason for Change:Insured license number corrected.Invalid insured certification number corrected.County Where Injury Occurred entered.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine McClain

 

 

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