Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Khaled Amer Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CACE-16-011752

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201680630
Claim Number : 209078
Date Submitted : 5/22/2017
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Denise   Stokes
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 802 - 4790
Insured Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Khaled   Amer
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 19776 El Country Club Drive
City State Zip Code County
Aventura FL 33180 Dade
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
MP94757 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME85528 Anesthesiology  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Broward
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
Other PARU
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/12/2015 12/9/2015
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
General Anesthesia for Right Total Hip Arthroplasty
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right Total Hip Arthroplasty
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
59 YOM underwent right total hip arthroplasty under general anesthesia and developed postoperative cauda equine syndrome due to undiagnosed L2 vertebral fracture.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
7/13/2016 CACE-16-011752
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Broward 11/30/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tiva Healthcare, Inc.
Lehachi, Younes
Crescimone, Nicholas A
Anesthesia Physician Solutions
Treasure Coast Hospitalist PL
Craig, Aimee E
Sheridan Healthcare
Morrison, Daniele
Coastal Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine
Rossario, Edward
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 Decision Other
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 $350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $12,476
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $2,984
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $350,000
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel, and medical experts.
Date of Change: 5/22/2017 11:54:16 AM
Reason for Change: updated ALAE information
Field Changed Former Value New Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel 12084 12476
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid 2982 2984



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