Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MATTHEW ALBERT Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2015-CA-3202

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201679096
Claim Number : PLFHMGO079642
Date Submitted : 7/15/2016
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Florida Physicians Medical Group Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-3214635 800014080
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Matthew   Evans
Street Address
900 Hope Way
City State Zip
Altamonte Springs FL 32712
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 357 - 2272
Insured Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Self-Insurer 661 E ALTAMONTE DR STE 220
City State Zip Code County
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
8258 -2014 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME89714 Surgery - Abdominal  

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 Seminole
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
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
6/11/2013 9/17/2014
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Highly suspicious colonoscopy-obtained biopsy specimen for poorly differentiated colon adenocarcinoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgical resection of patient's recto sigmoid colon.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Involved is the alleged collective negligent failure to appropriately diagnose the colonoscopy-obtained biopsy specimen, failure to communicate the revised pathological diagnosis to the involved gastroenterologist, and the failure to obtain a final diagnosis before proceeding with the procedure based upon a preliminary diagnosis; resulting in the patient's unnecessary resection of her recto sigmoid colon.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
5/4/2015 2015-CA-3202
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Orange 6/10/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Physician Medical Group
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
No Court Proceedings.  
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 $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
No updates found.



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