Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Luis R Rodriguez Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08-006590-CA

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200952648
Claim Number :145076
Date Submitted :9/15/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
13919 Carrollwood Village Run
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2746
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLuisRRodriguez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3155 Harbor Blvd., Suite 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Charlotte
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP35887$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62983Pediatrics - No Surgery00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCharlotte
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
7/25/20068/2/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infection of dermal sinus tract.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Infant presented with fever and vomiting, and was diagnosed as viral syndrome. Rapid strep was negative.Diet and dehydration discussed with parents.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Incorrect diagnosis of viral syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Paralysis of lower extremities.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/1/200808-006590-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte1/29/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
My Children's Doctor, P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/16/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$10,680
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,718
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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
Insured has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:9/15/2009 12:17:19 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel966010680
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid34353718

 

 

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