Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MARIO BLINDER Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 9902168CA

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200323277
Claim Number :14749-01
Date Submitted :1/24/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine McClain
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.McClain@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMARIO BLINDER
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed747 PONCE DE LEON BLVD #406
CityStateZip CodeCounty
CORAL GABLESFL33134Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125111$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME43745Gastroenterology - Minor Surgery80274

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
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
10/15/199610/10/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
COMPLAINTS OF BLOODY STOOLS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
IT IS ALLEGED THAT INSURED FAILED TO PERFORM A COLONOSCOPY ON A 59 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO WAS 3 YEARS STATUS POST COLON CANCER.IT IS FURTHER ALLEGED THAT THIS ERROR/OMISSION RESULTED IN A 9 MONTH DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
LARGE MASS IN HER SIGMOIS COLON WHICH WAS BIOPSIED AND FOUND TO BE MALIGNANT.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/27/19999902168CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade9/26/2002
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$175,000
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 CONSULTED WITH DEFENSE COUNSEL AND CLAIMS PERSONNEL REGARDING THIS MATTER.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/24/2007 10:27:26 AM
Reason for Change:OIR updating historical Closed Claims data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Address CountyDade
County Injury Occurred InDade
Insured Last NameBLINDER (DEC'D)BLINDER
Insured License NumberME0043745ME43745
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine McClain

 

 

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