Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Felice J Samuel Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 99-1223-CA-09-B

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535744
Claim Number :A97-18435-97
Date Submitted :7/6/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFeliceJSamuel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP.O. Box 494
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OkeechobeeFL34973Lake
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
19452$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66308Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLake
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL WATERMAN100057
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/20/19977/7/1997
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was pregnant and presented to hospital ER with acute abruptio placentae.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent emergency cesarean section
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient suffered repsiratory distress post-extubation, resulting in death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/27/199999-1223-CA-09-B
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Seminole6/8/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Spencer, M.D., Roger W
Joseph Comfort, Jr., MD, PA
F/K/A Lake County Anesthesia Assoc., P.A.
Rodriguez-Nieves, M.D., Edgardo
Alliance Emergency Group, Inc.
Florida Hospital Waterman, 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
6/8/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$76,110
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,596
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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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