Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Melinda V Rullan Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-02352 CA11

Indemnity Paid: $1,536,300.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200641688
Claim Number :130328
Date Submitted :2/27/2009
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8900 N. Kendall Drive, Suite 413
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME82873Intensive Care Medicine0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Intracranial hemorrhage
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to order neurological work-up, administer Vitamin K and fresh frozen plasma
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Intracranial hemorrhage
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/27/200403-02352 CA11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Schrager, Bernard
Gastroenterology Care Center, Inc.
Slomianski, Arie
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
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$1,536,300
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$57,360
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$53,119
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,536,300
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.
Date of Change:6/8/2007 9:10:44 AM
Reason for Change:An additional $300,000 was paid for plaintiff's attorney's fees and costs ($16,103 costs & $283,897 attorney's fees).
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid4830165409
Indemnity Paid12363001536300
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss12363001536300
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel3696254647
Date of Change:8/27/2007 11:40:25 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices were paid after file closed.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid6540965579
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5464757345
Date of Change:2/27/2009 2:52:37 PM
Reason for Change:Addl invoices were paid and adjustments were made after file closed.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid6557953119
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel5734557360



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