Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Mario A Almeida-Suarez Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11-30390 CA 27

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201264224
Claim Number :10-0200-A-08
Date Submitted :11/28/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 - 1013mdixon@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMARIO ALMEIDA-SUAREZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 Campo Sano Ave., Ste. 401
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral GablesFL33146Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
CM01000229$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53157Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionDoctor's Hospital
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/27/20089/9/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was seen by this insured for discharge from the hospital after a 10 day hospitalization.Patient was given prescription for potassium and diuretics.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to monitor patient's potassium levels and diuretics prior to discharging the patient; failure to order immediate monitoring and lab work upon patient's discharege, and failure to provide proper instructinos with regard to the hospital prescriptions upon discharge.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/29/201111-30390 CA 27
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade5/29/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctor's 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
5/29/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,119
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management was notified.Risk Management has discussed the case with the insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/28/2012 1:26:21 PM
Reason for Change:Additional ALAE received.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1337117119

 

 

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Court Case # 06-02043 CA 21

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851669
Claim Number :140300
Date Submitted :7/27/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMarioAAlmeida-Suarez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1150 Campo Sano Ave., Suite 401
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral GablesFL33146Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP36271$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53157Nephrology - No Surgery0

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
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
3/15/20059/26/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
High blood pressure
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to monitor high blood pressure
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Myocardial Infarction (MI) resulting in heart surgery
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/9/200606-02043 CA 21
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade12/5/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Mario Almeida, MDPA
Guerra, Oscar R
Oscar R. Guerra, MDPA
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$39,694
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$19,982
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
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 discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/27/2009 1:48:29 PM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3585439694
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid1708919982

 

 

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