Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael F Augustino Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 96-18069 CA 06

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850169
Claim Number :E24523
Date Submitted :7/27/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMaria Gonzalez
Street Address
2801 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 200
CityStateZip
MiramarFL33027
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 602 - 5834  mgonzalez@pronational.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichaelFAugustino
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed603 N. Flamingo Road, Suite 360
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Pembroke PinesFL33028Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PNFL-1006832-00$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47828Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology0

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PARKWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100114
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/3/19924/25/1996
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy/prematurity
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to timely treat pre-eclampsia
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hypoxia ischemic encephalopathy and neurological injuries
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
9/6/199696-18069 CA 06
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade7/10/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Parkway Regional Medical Center
Becerra, Joseph D
The Estate of Robert Blanco, M.D.
Emergency Medical Services Assocs, Inc.
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$138,409
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$68,022
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$500,000
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
Insured discussed claim with insurance personnel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:7/27/2009 9:44:24 AM
Reason for Change:Additional invoices paid after file closed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel138115138409
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid6565968022

 

 

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