Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Nader Moinfar Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-CA-1391

Indemnity Paid: $1,250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200640332
Claim Number :B04012941
Date Submitted :4/21/2006
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFinch Carolyn
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6056 (312) 606 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNader Moinfar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1911 N MILLS AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME80949Ophthalmology - Minor Surgery 

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured opthamologist with metal shard in right eye from printing press he was repairing.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Opthamologist removed portion of metal shard with aid of vitrector.He believed he had removed all of shard, but had only removed part.Patient underwent lens replacement and corneal transplant to deal with eyeball irritation and swelling believed to have resulted from removal of shard.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
In August of 2003, CT scan confirmed that significant metal shard remained in eye, which was causing ongoing symptomology.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
By the time the shard was finally removed, siderosis had set in requiring evisceration of the eyeball.Patient has no vision out of right eye causing problems with depth perception and lack of peripheral vision.He also is required to wear and maintain a scleral shell.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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
Herschel, Mark K
Magruder Eye Institute
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
OtherDismissal with prejudice
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$1,250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$402,383
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$138,793$58,808
Wage Loss$73,942$576,074
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Take follow-up CT scan following foreign object removal to ensure all has been removed.
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