Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Naji Baddoura Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08-20679

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953695
Claim Number :260599
Date Submitted :5/14/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAngela LaFrance
Street Address
13450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 838 - 9988 (866) 636 - 5421alafrance@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNajiKBaddoura
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14434 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33613Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
62093$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72028Surgery - Plastic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/28/20075/29/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Status post motor vehicle accident, ventilator dependent; decubitus ulcers.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged improper management of current decubitus ulcers.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Development of additional decubitus ulcers.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/29/200808-20679
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough4/28/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Kindred Healthcare
Tampa General Hospital Medical Staff Services
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
4/27/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$48,500
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$150,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$75,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Court Case # CA00386

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534908
Claim Number :224344
Date Submitted :6/16/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
The Doctors Company, 13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0480 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNaji Baddoura
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8001 North Dale Mabry, Suite 601A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33614Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
62093$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME72028Surgery - Plastic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/9/200010/9/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Mandilble malunion/severe malocclusion as a result of improper alignment during surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Multiple open approaches, treatment of orbital floor blowout fx; periorbital approach with plastic implaint
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Improper alignment during surgery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tremendous scar tissue encountered throughout surgical procedure to correct dificiencies.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/27/2003CA00386
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk4/1/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
4/5/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$25,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:6/16/2005 3:13:29 PM
Reason for Change:In the Diagnostic area, the Severity Code needed to be changed.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Severity of InjuryTemporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

 

 

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