Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Hassan Zulfiqar Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2009-33994 CICI

Indemnity Paid: $837,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160040
Claim Number :38268-01
Date Submitted :3/2/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHassan Zulfiqar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1340 Ridgewood Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Daytona BeachFL32117Volusia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98490$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78417Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery80274

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FVolusia
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
1/18/20082/5/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stomach discomfort and acid reflux.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Use of phospho-soda in light of abnormal kidney lab results and improper timing of phospho-soda dosages.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of both kidneys.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/12/20092009-33994 CICI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Volusia2/10/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida HealthCare Plans
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
2/10/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$837,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,391
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,007
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$837,500
Deductible$25,000
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.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2015 3096 CICI

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885691
Claim Number : 326242
Date Submitted : 6/20/2018
 
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 Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Hassan   Zulfiqar
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1690 Dunlawton Avenue
City State Zip Code County
Port Orange FL 32127 Volusia
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0915338 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME78417 Surgery - Gastroenterology  

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 Volusia
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Hospital/Institution HALIFAX MEDICAL CENTER
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
7/29/2013 1/16/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to the ED with intractable nausea/vomiting and a recent 40lb weight loss. The patient suffered from Takayasu Areitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delay in diagnosis of mesenteric ischemia.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was none.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
7/10/2015 2015 3096 CICI
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Volusia 6/4/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Halifax Hospital
Tsai, MD, Yon-Hsiung
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
6/4/2018
 
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 $21,514
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $4,523
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2007 33197 CICI

Indemnity Paid: $120,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201159855
Claim Number :35850-02
Date Submitted :2/8/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHassan Zulfiqar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1340 Ridgewood Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Daytona BeachFL32117Volusia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98490$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78417Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery80274

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MVolusia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ORMOND BEACH100169
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/14/20067/9/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
C-diff colitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delay in referring patient to a surgeon at an early time and on a STAT basis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/4/20082007 33197 CICI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Volusia1/24/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Johnson, M.D., Kenneth
Lopez, M.D., Raul
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
1/24/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$120,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,225
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,105
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$120,000
Deductible$25,000
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.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676901
Claim Number : 332025
Date Submitted : 8/31/2017
 
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 Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Hassan   Zulfiqar
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1340 Ridgewood Avenue
City State Zip Code County
Daytona Beach FL 32117 Volusia
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0915338 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME78417 Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery  

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 Volusia
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
HALIFAX MEDICAL CENTER 100017
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
8/6/2013 7/15/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
GI bleed.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Colonoscopy & medical management.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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 7/19/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $18,858
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $3,396
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change: 8/31/2017 5:40:03 PM
Reason for Change: File reopened 1/26/2016.
 
Field Changed Former Value New Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid 659 3396
Date of Final Disposition 12-JAN-16 19-JUL-17
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel 5846 18858

 

 

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

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