Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Melecito Baga Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2006CA2365SC

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200951996
Claim Number :33124-01
Date Submitted :1/8/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelecito Baga
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed512-516 Nokomis Avenue South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
VeniceFL34285Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98191$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME32369Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
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
5/10/20019/19/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Routine mammogram.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Interpretation of mammogram as benign.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Repeat mammogram 10 months later, suspicious for cancer, warranting biopsy.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Inflammatory left breast cancer with metastasis Stage 3.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/29/20062006CA2365SC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota12/16/2008
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
12/16/2008
 
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$26,525
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$24,569
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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