Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Gail Acerrio Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2008 CA 001582

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200850859
Claim Number :35145-03
Date Submitted :9/11/2008
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGail Acerrio
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed621 Grand Parke Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA9102308Family Physicians or General Practitioners - Minor Surgery71529

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with a palpable breast mass.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient diagnosed with breast cancer after radiologist misread a mammogram.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Diagnostic mammogram read as negative.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient was positive for breast carcinoma upon presentation with palpable mass.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/8/20082008 CA 001582
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fix, M.D., Thomas
Signet Diagnostic Imaging Services
Fernandez, D.O., Kristin
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. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
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$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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.
No updates found.



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