Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Hazem F Al-Andary Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 17-CI-000810

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885119
Claim Number : 2016FL189
Date Submitted : 4/20/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PHYSICIANS CASUALTY RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
27-3867083  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Jody   Schwahn
Street Address
611 Druid Road E, Suite 512
City State Zip
Clearwater FL 33756
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(727) 581 - 6400 1014   jschwahn@physicianscasualty.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Hazem   Al-Andary
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1839 Central Avenue
City State Zip Code County
St. Petersburg FL 33756 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
PC-2016-144 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME71483 Internal Medicine - No Surgery  

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Pinellas
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Emergency Room  
Name of Institution Code
SAINT ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL 100067
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
8/20/2015 9/21/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Necrotizing fasciitis soft tissue infection and associated complications, including sepsis, clostridium difficile infection, renal failure, bilateral below knee amputations and bilateral hand amputations.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Plaintiffs alleged that various providers failed to timely diagnose a soft tissue infection post-plastic surgery (Brazilian Butt Lift) and failed to timely request a general surgical consult to address skin break down in the buttock region.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
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Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
As a result of an alleged delay in diagnosing a system-wide infection post-plastic surgery, plaintiffs claimed damages for necrotizing fasciitis, sepsis, renal failure, clostridium difficile infection, and bilateral hand and leg amputation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
2/6/2017 17-CI-000810
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pinellas 4/13/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
St. Anthony's Hospital
Mellace, Christine
Bayside Emergency Physicians
Professional Healthcare of Pinellas, 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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/1/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $30,201
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $15,369
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
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 02-CA-12297

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744994
Claim Number :19452-01
Date Submitted :3/28/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbaraAEvans
Street Address
1301 N. Hagadorn Road
CityStateZip
East LansingMI48823
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(517) 324 - 6570 (517) 333 - 2806bevans@apassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHazemFAl-Andary
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedProfessional Health Care, 4206 Central Ave
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St PetersburgFL33711Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126423$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71483Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL100173
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/10/20001/6/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stroke
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured was consulted for monitoring of blood pressure and neurological status
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
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Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to anticipate allergic reaction to contrast dye which allegedly resulted in a hypoxic brain injury which led to a semi-comatose state
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/31/200202-CA-12297
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough3/28/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
R.E. Rydell, M.D., P.A.
Epstein, David M
STAMBO, GLENN W
Sheer Ahearn & Associates, PA
University Community Hospital, Inc.
Hillsborough Medical Clinic, Inc.
Newton, Michael N
Rydell, Ralph E
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
3/13/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$79,240
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$74,684
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
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$100,000 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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