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
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
16255 Bay Vista Drive
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 519 - 1274
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer3001 Eastland Boulevard, Suite 7
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
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
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
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
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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. 
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$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
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.
No updates found.



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