Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jose Adams Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 14-25597 CA 02

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201680041
Claim Number : 38-01-2012-0057B
Date Submitted : 10/17/2016
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-0624424 4066
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701
Insured Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Jose   Adams
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 4300 Alton Road
City State Zip Code County
Miami Beach FL 33140 Dade
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
MSMCFGC-PR-A-11 MSMC12 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME47878 Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine  

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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 Dade
City State Zip Code
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/2/2012 6/30/2014
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infant born at 34 weeks due to placental abruption who required immediate treatment after birth including NG tube placement, blood transfusions, and ultimate transfer to outside facility for further treatment.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not applicable.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made of this patient.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to recognize and treat suggested signs and symptoms of infant suffering from an impending malrotation of small intestine, which progressed to a volvulus and small intestinal necrosis. In addition, it was alleged that there was a failure to timely transfer patient to another facility and obtain additional consults and studies. This allegedly resulted in catastrophic injuries and complications for the child. The claim against this practitioner was dismissed.
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
10/3/2014 14-25597 CA 02
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Dade 10/28/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Silvers, Steven
Steven Silvers, DO, PA
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
Summary judgment for the defendant.  
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 $153,250
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $70,417
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
Not applicable.
No updates found.



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