Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Luis A Aguila Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03 11508 J

Indemnity Paid: $60,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200639599
Claim Number :40-008912
Date Submitted :2/21/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TRUCK INSURANCE EXCHANGEPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-2575892 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHeidi Tam
Street Address
4680 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor
CityStateZip
Los AngelesCA90010
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(323) 930 - 7078  heidi.tam@farmersinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLuisAAguila
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4512 COUNTRY GATE CT
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VALRICOFL33594-6057Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0117776130000$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54238Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BRANDON REGIONAL HOSPITAL100243
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/2/20018/14/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant alleges that the delay in removing the appendix caused an infection that has resulted in a permanent upper right quadrant pain affecting his ability to stand, sit, lie down and lift objects.He also alleges that he experiences fatigue, sleeplessness and constant worry.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged delay treatment of appendicitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Allegations are : 1. failure to diagnose appendicitis 2. failure to perform a rectal examination3. failure to consider the presenting history4. failure to consider the lab results, specifically, the white blood count of 21,000.5. failure to obtain additional testing such as CT of the abdomen.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged delay in treatment resulted in a surgery where the patient can only have a laparoscopic procedure if diagnosed quickly.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/10/200303 11508 J
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough12/22/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
1/9/2006
 
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$20,381
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,626
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$3,463$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
This is a risk management issue.There are no risk management servicces available to the insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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