Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Rafael Allende Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 12CA11676

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201369005
Claim Number :148994
Date Submitted :11/21/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
61-0904881 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualTeresa Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
CityStateZip
NashvilleTN37202
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804  Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRafael Allende
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed45400 W Sample Road #250
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coconut CreekFL33410Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10110$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME100428Surgery - Neurology - Including Child01

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CENTRAL FLORIDA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (SANFORD)100161
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/2/20103/20/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lumbosacral neuritis; thoracic/aortic dissection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege failure to timely diagnose thoracic/aortic dissection which resulted in paraplegia. Allege failure to perform an appropriate history & exam; failure to order MRI timely & failure to follow up when CT with contrast was not performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Paraplegia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/2/201212CA11676
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange10/23/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Khurshid, M.D., Syed
East Coast Hospital Inpatient Specialists
Thompson, M.D., Paul
Ferrell, PA-C, James
Sheridan Radiology of Central Florida
Cardiovascular Surgeons, P.A.
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
10/23/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$34,118
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,019
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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