Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Leonard D Benitez Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-CA-2753I

Indemnity Paid: $21,250.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745761
Claim Number :26732-01
Date Submitted :6/1/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLeonardDBenitez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2675 Winkler Ave, Ste 490
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33901Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
44658$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68248Surgery - General80143

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CAPE CORAL HOSPITAL100244
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/13/20018/6/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Kidney cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Laparoscopic nephrectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Retained retrieval bag.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Retained object-no sequelae.
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
7/28/200303-CA-2753I
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee5/14/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Cape Coral Hospital
Benitez, M.D., Brittany
VanBeever, M.D., Bert
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
5/14/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$21,250
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$50,594
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,028
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$21,250
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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