Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. George M Botelho Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 50 2010 CA 027316

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366503
Claim Number :09-08-0102-A
Date Submitted :10/3/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 - 1013mdixon@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualGeorgeMBotelho
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10131 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Ste. 230
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm Beach FL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GL01000014$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64267Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
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
3/3/20066/22/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of pain and swelling in his left leg due to a motor vehicle accident years before.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Corticotomy of the left tibia with irrigation, debridement and an allograft bone graft, and follow up.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to appropriately and timely assess, diagnose and treat patient's infection, alleged placement of a bone graft in patient's left tibia when patient had an active infection.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/27/201050 2010 CA 027316
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach2/27/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
The Institute of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, LLC
Center for Bone and Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches, P.A.
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
2/27/2013
 
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$55,524
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
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management was notified.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:10/3/2013 8:17:31 AM
Reason for Change:Additional ALAE received.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel4923555524

 

 

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