Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Paul J Befanis Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 05-2002-CA-008661

Indemnity Paid: $182,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745050
Claim Number :101310
Date Submitted :4/4/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
OPHTHALMIC MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (A R.R.G.)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-3047990 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMedical Risk Consultant Gorup
Street Address
PO Box 431271
CityStateZip
MiamiFL33243-1271
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(305) 447 - 4513 (305) 447 - 4514MMORENO@MRCG.ORG
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualPaulJBefanis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed655 Apollo Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MelbourneFL32901Brevard
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
OMC0007057$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47238Surgery - Opthalmology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBrevard
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
2/22/20004/24/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Glaucoma
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not Applicable.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Not Applicable.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of vision in the right eye.
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
1/31/200205-2002-CA-008661
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Brevard4/4/2007
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$182,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Case discussed with risk management personnel, defense counsel and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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