Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. IRMA B ALVES Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 522013CA006059XXCICI

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677978
Claim Number : MM265709
Date Submitted : 4/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual IRMA B ALVES
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 300 PINELLAS STREET, MS #47
City State Zip Code County
CLEARWATER FL 33767 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
MM822838 $1,000,000 $15,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME86026 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
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL 100127
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/14/2010 2/5/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLMT PRESENTED TO HOSPITAL FOR DIRECT ADMISSION DUE TO ACUTE KIDNEY INJURIES RELATED TO UNERLYING WEGENER GRANULOMATOSIS WITH A HISTORY OF THIS DIAGNOSIS 3 YRS PRIOR.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CLMT PRESENTED TO HOSPITAL FOR DIRECT ADMISSION DUE TO ACUTE KIDNEY INJURIES RELATED TO UNERLYING WEGENER GRANULOMATOSIS. KIDNEY FUNCTION WAS WORSENING AND THE PLAN WAS TO ADMIT HER BECAUSE OF THE ACUTE FLAIR FOR PULSE STERIOIDS AND DIAGNOSTIC TESING TO INCLUDE BIOPSY. ORDERS WERE SENT WITH CLMT ON 12/7/2010 AT ADMISSIONS THAT NOTED ANEMIA AND TO MONITOR VITAL SIGNS AND LOW SODIUM NON CONCENTRATED TO SWEET DIET. INSD PHYSICIAN ORDERED ACCU-CHEKS AND INSULIN COVERAGE ON SLIDING SCALE. DR ORDERED A RENAL CONSULT. DR ORDEREATED COAGULATION STUDIES DONE ON THE MORNING OF DECEMBER 8 2010. ORDERE NOTED THT LOVENOX 30MG SQ, QD AFTER BIOPSY ONLY WHEN CLEARED WITH IR (INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY). THIS IS THE ORDER IN WHICH THE CLMT ALLEGES WRONG DOING.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Claimant alleges doctor allegedly notated an improper entry of order on December 7, 2010 for Lovenox following renal biopsy. Claimant alleges the administration of Lovenox was contraindicated and should have been approved by the interventional radiologist, and that Lovenox caused extensive bleeding leading to death on December 10, 2010.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
6/12/2013 522013CA006059XXCICI
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pinellas 2/15/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
IN COMPASS HEALTH INC
24 ON PHYSICIANS
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court Decision Other
Other Plaintiff failed to extend/pursue prior to deadlin
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 $235,818
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $91,268
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $25,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
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