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
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFinch Carolyn
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6056 (312) 606 - 9181Carolyn_Finch@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNader Moinfar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1911 N MILLS AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ORLANDOFL32803-1432Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39250853$2,000,000$5,000,000
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
 MOrange
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
3/19/20018/2/2003
 
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
2/16/200505-CA-1391
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/6/2006
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
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/27/2006
 
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
Deductible$0
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.
 
Updates
 
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