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
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
IndividualMilton Bengoa
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9380 SW 150 Street, Ste 290
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
49191$250,000$750,000
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
 MDade
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
4/13/20012/19/2003
 
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
7/9/200303-15260CA09
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade6/24/2010
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/24/2010
 
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
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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