Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ELIZABETH QUINTO Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 56 09 CA 240

Indemnity Paid: $886,012.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201159513
Claim Number :SGI-06-80232
Date Submitted :1/6/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
The Schumacher GroupPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
72-1383025 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualElizabeth Quinto
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2789 Divine Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort PierceFL34981St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0801 046$1,000,000$24,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/14/20077/24/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Group B strep
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose strep which developed into meningitis, sepsis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Profound mental and physical deficits
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/20/200956 09 CA 240
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie1/5/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Cepeda, M.D., Giraldo
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
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
9/10/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$886,012
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$94,438
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,961
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2013 ca 53

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201368820
Claim Number :C152382
Date Submitted :10/29/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ADMIRAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-2235730 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDianeMPucci
Street Address
1000 Howard Boulevard
CityStateZip
Mt. LaurelNJ08054
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(856) 857 - 3375 (856) 429 - 3630dpucci@admiralins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualELIZABETH QUINTO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed575 S.W. 28TH STREET
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OKEECHOBEEFL34979Okeechobee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EO000012541-03$250,000$2,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
TREASURE COAST CENTER FOR SURGERY272
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherRAULERSON HOSPITAL (NOT IN YOUR LIST)
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/15/20119/13/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PRESENTED TO ER OF RAULERSON HOSPITAL WITH COMPLAINTS OF UPPER RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
GIVEN ROCEPHIN.PATIENT SUFFERED AN ALLERGIC REACTION WHICH LED TO AN AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
MEDICAL TEAMS ATTEMPT TO RESUSICATE, VENTILATE AND INTUBATE THE DECEDENT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL DUE TO A SWOLLEN EPIGLOTTIS AND VOCAL CORDS WHICH PREVENTED INTUBATION.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT DIED.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/22/20122013 ca 53
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee10/11/2013
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/17/2013
 
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$33,845
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2005CA001376A

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200746389
Claim Number :SGI-04-XS-66563
Date Submitted :7/30/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualELIZABETH QUINTO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2789 DIVINE ROAD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34981St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6500000254-071$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/26/20046/13/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PATIENT FROM REHAB FACILITY AFTER FALL, VOMITING
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
LABS OBTAINED, BLOOD TESTS; REPEAT TESTS REQUESTED DUE TO PANIC VALUES TO RULE OUT ERROR
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
DELAY IN TREATMENT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PATIENT REMAINED IN E.D. FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER ADMITTED TO CARE OF ON CALL PHYSICIAN; EVENTUALLY EXPIRED
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/30/20062005CA001376A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie7/24/2007
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. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
2/26/2007
 
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$38,740
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$27,308
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
UNKNOWN.
 
Updates
 
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Court Case # 56 2006 CA 000076

Indemnity Paid: $47,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747946
Claim Number :SGI-05LC-69986
Date Submitted :12/19/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CITADEL INSURANCE, RISK RETENTION GROUPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-8474742 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualELIZABETH QUINTO
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2789 DIVINE ROAD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT PIERCEFL34981St. Lucie
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CMI AE 0731 001Q$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/21/20039/14/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
MYOCARDIAL INFARCT
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE IMPENDING MYOCARDIAL INFARCT
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
MYOCARDIAL INFARCT
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/30/200656 2006 CA 000076
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Lucie12/18/2007
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. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
11/20/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$47,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$8,353
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$23,864
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
IT IS FELT THAT ALL APPROPRIATE MEASURES WERE TAKEN.WHEN PATIENT RETURNED FOLLOWING DAY, MYOCARDIAL INFARCT WAS ONLY A FEW HOURS IN DURATION.QUICKLY DIAGNOSED AND TREATED.
 
Updates
 
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