Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MARK ALKASS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677516
Claim Number : 331280
Date Submitted : 3/9/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Mark   Alkass
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2221 North Boulevard West
City State Zip Code County
Davenport FL 33837 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0359558 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME72193 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
N/A 000000
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's Office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
1/7/2013 6/24/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient seen for routine prenatal visits.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent fetal ultrasound for anatomic survey and fetal size assessment. No fetal abnormalities were detected, ultrasound reported as normal.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to recognize a complication.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infant born with minimally developed hands and distal arms, forearms shortened, no hands and one finger on each arm. The baby was ultimately diagnosed with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 2/11/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/11/2016
 
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 $15,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $250,000
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884113
Claim Number : 355112
Date Submitted : 1/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Mark   Alkass
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1705 US Highway 27 North
City State Zip Code County
Davenport FL 33837 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
359558 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME72193 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
6/30/2015 4/19/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was treated for prenatal care.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent an ultrasound.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The baby had a congenital heart defect.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 12/13/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/13/2017
 
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 $26,076
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $7,732
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $250,000
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 53 2012 CA-002184

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885329
Claim Number : 286933
Date Submitted : 5/17/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Mark   Alkass
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2221 North Blvd. West
City State Zip Code County
Davenport FL 33837 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
359558 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME72193 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
HEART OF FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 100137
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
2/11/2010 6/3/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented in labor.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured delivered the baby.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The baby suffered a right brachial plexus injury.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
4/4/2012 53 2012 CA-002184
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Polk 4/26/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center
Heart of Florida OB/GYN Associates, PA
Andah, MD, Edmund
Salamanca, MD, Edwin
San Martin, MD, Julio
Bruno, CNM, Margaret
Zaharris, CNM, Nancy
Bailey, CNM, Glenda
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/26/2018
 
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 $82,598
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $40,812
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $250,000
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2014-CA-004868-0000

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886279
Claim Number : 320584
Date Submitted : 8/28/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual MARK   ALKASS
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 2221 NORTH BOULEVARD WEST
City State Zip Code County
DAVENPORT FL 33837 Polk
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0359558 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME72193 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Polk
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
HEART OF FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 100137
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
8/23/2011 7/17/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
THE PATIENT PRESENTED IN LABOR.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
THE BABY WAS DELIVERED BY THE INSURED MIDWIFE.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
THE BABY SUFFERED A RIGHT BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
1/9/2015 2014-CA-004868-0000
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Polk 7/31/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HEART OF FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDIAL CENTER
HEART OF FLORIDA OB/GYN ASSOCIATES, PA
BAILEY, GLENDA
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 Decision Other
Other DISMISSED
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $10,460
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $37,021
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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