Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Mina Akhnoukh Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 03-022761

Indemnity Paid: $206,852.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200952627
Claim Number :30231-02
Date Submitted :2/20/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PROFESSIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2820748 
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
IndividualMina Akhnoukh
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3601 West Commercial Blvd, Stes 4&5
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort LauderdaleFL33309Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98543$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74164Anesthesiology80151

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER100039
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/21/20012/26/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severe congenital heart disease; underlying tricuspid and pulmonary hypertension, atrial flutter with flutter ablation and atrial tachycardia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right thoracotomy, cardiotomy, transatrial lead placement, left thoracotomy, epicardial ventricular lead placement, transesophageal echo cardiogram under general anesthesia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiff's allege failure to treat fluid overload post first procedure and failure to stabilize patient's respiratory status prior to proceeding to second surgery.Defense experts strongly dispute allegations.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death 14 days post second surgery.Insured minimally involved; called to check on patient early a.m. prior to second surgery; patient stable at that time.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/24/200403-022761
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward1/22/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Otmezguine, M.D., Stephane
Byrd, M.D., Charles
North Broward Hospital District
Anesco North Broward, LLC
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
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/22/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$206,852
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$64,282
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$42,889
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$206,852
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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