Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Milton Bengoa Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-15260CA09

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201057938
Claim Number :27638-04
Date Submitted :7/15/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMilton Bengoa
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9380 SW 150 Street, Ste 290
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME69889Internal Medicine - No Surgery80257

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
Other LocationHeartland of Kendall
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
Right sided, non-hemorrhagic cerebrovascular accident.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was admitted to Heartland of Kendall Rehab facility.Insured provided in-house care during rehab.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient's allege lack of communication and continuity of care; failure to provide GI protection to patient on steroids, lack of medical oversight.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient developed GI bleed, was transferred to Baptist Hospital and expired following surgery to repair bleed.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
Roig, M.D., Pedro
Lalama, M.D., Hector
Heartland HealthCare-Kendall
Coral Reef Medical Associates
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. 
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$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$102,688
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$46,279
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
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.
No updates found.



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