Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. IRA B AZNEER Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07-5391-CI-07

Indemnity Paid: $165,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201059189
Claim Number :2007610594-P
Date Submitted :11/19/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Lexington insurance CompanyPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-114949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAmyAVillareal
Street Address
16255 Bay Vista Drive
CityStateZip
TampaFL33760
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 519 - 1274  amy.villareal@baycare.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualIRABAZNEER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer3001 Eastland Boulevard, Suite 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ClearwaterFL33761Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
343-3665$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5982Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LARGO MEDICAL CENTER100248
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/27/20053/2/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
On 01/27/2005 the patient was admitted to Largo Medical Center for management of sciatica.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
On 01/29/2005 the patient underwent an MRI with findings of cord compression at T12-L1. Shortly after the MRI the patient began to experience a loss of sensation and weakness in his lower extremities. The orthopedic surgeon was then called, but the osteopathic physician was not notified.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
It is alleged the osteopathic physician fell below the standard of care by failing to do a moreneurological assessment and by failing to order an MRI "stat".
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/28/200707-5391-CI-07
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas10/19/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Alexander, MD, Vladimir
Alexander Medical Group, L.L.C.
Largo Medical Center
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
10/21/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$165,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$199,830
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
Any risk issues identified in this case have been/will be addressed by assigned counsel with insured physician.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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