Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael B Austin Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 02-CA-006154

Indemnity Paid: $4,766,781.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200745119
Claim Number :E30799
Date Submitted :4/6/2007
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProNational Insurance Company
Street Address
13919 CarrollwoodVillage Run
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7410 Clearview Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5242Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery00000

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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with dizziness, headache, unsteady gait, double vision and nausea, and was later diagnosed with a stroke.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was examined, CT scan performed and patient was discharged.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose a stroke.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke causing paraplegia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Allen, William D
Hulls, James R
Franklin, Favata & Hulls, M.D's, P.A.
Carrollwood Emergency Physicians, P.A.
Squires, Jonathan C
Team Physicians of Florida, P.A. d/b/a Drs. Sheer Ahearn & A
Rohit M. Patel, M.D., P.A.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
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$4,766,781
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$458,412
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$195,507
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$4,766,781
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
No updates found.



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