Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Mowaffak Atfeh Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA-11-102

Indemnity Paid: $220,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161737
Claim Number :167656
Date Submitted :6/8/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
PROASSURANCE CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2317569 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityProAssurance Casualty Company
Street Address
14497 North Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 115-N
CityStateZip
TampaFL33618-2047
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(813) 969 - 2010 (813) 969 - 2120SNorris@ProAssurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMowaffak Atfeh
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11373 Cortez Blvd., Suite 307
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrooksvilleFL34613Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP37519$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME54349Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery00000

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
OAK HILL HOSPITAL100264
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/14/20089/13/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ventricular hypertrophy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Intravascular untrasound.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Dissection of coronary artery.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/9/2011CA-11-102
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando9/7/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
M. Atfeh, M.D., P.A.
BROOKS, ANDRE M
Heart of Florida Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A.
HCA Health Services of Florida d/b/a Oak Hill Hospital
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
9/12/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$220,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,440
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,901
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$220,000
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 has discussed case with insurance company personnel, medical experts and defense counsel.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/8/2012 2:16:16 PM
Reason for Change:State Report updated to reflect additional legal fees and expenses paid.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1989025440
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid49104901

 

 

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