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

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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.

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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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Court Case # 14001111 CAAXMX

Indemnity Paid: $237,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576096
Claim Number : 321603
Date Submitted : 10/15/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Felice J Samuel
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2182 S.w. Dove Canyon Way
City State Zip Code County
Palm City FL 34990 Martin
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0066932 $500,000 $1,500,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME66308 Anesthesiology  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Martin
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
MARTIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SOUTH 120009
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/2/2012 8/18/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented for a carotid endarterectomy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent an uneventful carotid endarterectomy. Postoperatively, patient was worked up for a stroke. The patient underwent a craniotomy but ultimately died.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged improper management of anesthesia resulting in patient's death.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
12/3/2014 14001111 CAAXMX
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Martin 9/30/2015
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/23/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $237,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $78,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $237,500
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
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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