Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Laszlo J Mate Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2001ca246

Indemnity Paid: $60,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200744453
Claim Number :24-01L206816/833559
Date Submitted :2/14/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507rthomps2@ffic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLaszloJMate
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed927 45TH ST
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WEST PALM BEACHFL33407-2450Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSP 3000355$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58250Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOkeechobee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/22/19994/18/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with a severe headache.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ER doctor ordered CT scan which was read negative and patient was sent home.Patient followed up with his primary care physician, who ordered a neurological consult.Patient still suffered after treatment from neurologist (not our insured). A second consult was arranged with Dr. Mate.Dr. Mate started him on atenolol and maxalt and gave patient a list of foods to avoid, also had an MRI done.MRI showed a type of brain stem malformation.Insured felt patient's malformation was mild.Patient's condition improved vastly.This was the only visit patient made to our insured.
Diagnostic Code :010
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Three months later patient's mother found him laying on the floor, unresponsive.He was taken to the Emergency room.Autopsy listed cause of death as chronic bacterial meningitis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/6/20012001ca246
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Okeechobee5/29/2003
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Aldana, Peter
Sanchez, Danilo
Okeechobee Hospital
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/29/2003
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$60,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$88,787
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,448
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$30,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$30,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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