Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Joseph D Becerra Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03 15639 (25)

Indemnity Paid: $2,050,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200951946
Claim Number :SHI-MPL02-XS-71539
Date Submitted :1/6/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Sheridan Healthcare, Inc.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
00-000000SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosephDBecerra
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer601 North Flamingo Road, St. 207
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33028Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SHI-2001-XS$1,000,000$2,550,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40270Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE100230
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/22/20014/8/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff admitted for delivery
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Retained lap sponge
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Surgery related
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff required additional surgery to remove retained sponge.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/25/200303 15639 (25)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward12/30/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Memorial Hospital West
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
12/23/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,050,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$330,333
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,413
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
Sponge counts are the responsibility of the nurses.
 
Updates
 
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