Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Erin Alban Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $495,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886896
Claim Number : 110674
Date Submitted : 10/31/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ASCENSION HEALTH ALLIANCE PL/GL SELF-INSURED TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-7046706  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Linda S Zinselmeier
Street Address
11775 Borman Drive
City State Zip
Saint Louis MO 63146
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(314) 733 - 8727     lzinselmeier@ascension.org
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Erin   Alban
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 1824 King Street, Suite 300
City State Zip Code County
Jacksonville FL 32204 Duval
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
1111 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Other ARNP
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ARNP9237678    

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Duval
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
SAINT VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER 100040
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/31/2016 6/9/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was admitted for treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent cardioversion and Sotalol loading during the admission.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleged Sotalol loading was managed contrary to the manufacturer's package insert. Specifically, it was alleged that the initial dose of Sotalol was too high and the patient should have been on telemetry for 72 hrs instead of 48 hrs. It was also alleged the patient developed signs/symptoms of an arrhythmia that should have kept the patient in the hospital.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient allegedly died from an arrhythmia shortly after discharge.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 10/29/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN, ARNE
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/24/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $495,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $40,000
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 Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $3,000 $0
Wage Loss $817,000 $0
Other Expenses $705,000 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $495,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886897
Claim Number : 110674
Date Submitted : 10/31/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ASCENSION HEALTH ALLIANCE PL/GL SELF-INSURED TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-7046706  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual lIN   Zinselmeier
Street Address
11775 Borman Drive
City State Zip
Saint Louis MO 63146
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(314) 733 - 8727     lzinselmeier@ascension.org
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Erin   Alban
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 1824 King Street, Suite 300
City State Zip Code County
Jacksonville FL 32204 Duval
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
1111 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Other ARNP
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ARNP9237678    

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Duval
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
SAINT VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER 100040
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
3/31/2016 6/9/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was admitted for treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent cardioversion and Sotalol loading during the admission.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff alleged Sotalol loading was managed contrary to the manufacturer's package insert. Specifically, it was alleged that the initial dose of Sotalol was too high and the patient should have been on telemetry for 72 hrs instead of 48 hrs. It was also alleged the patient developed signs/symptoms of an arrhythmia that should have kept the patient in the hospital.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient allegedly died from an arrhythmia shortly after discharge.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 10/29/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN, ARNE
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/24/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $495,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $40,000
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 Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $3,000 $0
Wage Loss $817,000 $0
Other Expenses $705,000 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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