Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Edward Amoah Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08 24879 DIV G

Indemnity Paid: $400,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953925
Claim Number :37211-01
Date Submitted :6/15/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEdward Amoah
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed27455 Cashford Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Wesley ChapelFL33544Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
63721$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME88213Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL100075
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/15/20065/28/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to emergency room with complaints of left groin pain and swelling and was ultimately diagnosed with a compressing thoracic epidural mass.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis of a compressing thoracic epidural mass.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bowel and bladder dysfunction and left below-knee-amputation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/24/200808 24879 DIV G
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough5/20/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Edward Amoah, M.D., P.A.
Saint Joseph's Hospital, Inc.
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
5/20/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$400,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$7,391
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,090
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$400,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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