Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. RAYMOND COLOM Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11CA3441

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201264452
Claim Number :472
Date Submitted :7/30/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
9300 NW 14th Street
Pembroke PinesFL33024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 559 - 3131 (954) 431 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed600 East Dixie Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Leesburg FL34748Lake
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70197Emergency Medicine - No Major 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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
7-month old male with a history of a chromosomal deficiency, Glutaric Acidemia Type I (GA-I), was brought to the ED of Leesburg Regional Medical Center by his mother who reported vomiting since the previous day and a fever the previous day.He was discharged with diagnoses of vomiting and possible viral illness.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no operation, diagnostic, or treatment procedure that caused an injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
A 7-month old male with a history of a chromosomal deficiency, Glutaric Acidemia Type I (GA-I), was brought to the ED of Leesburg Regional Medical Center by his mother who reported vomiting since the previous day and a fever the previous day. The child was seen in the ED by Raymond Colom, MD and when his shift ended, care was taken over by another physician, who discharged the patient with clinical impressions of (1) Vomiting (2) Possible Viral illness.The following day, the child was seen at another hospital with lethargy and hypotonia.He was then transferred to a tertiary children's hospital for treatment. There he was additionally diagnosed with encephalopathy and seizures.He was discharged on 3/24/10.The child suffered damage to the basil ganglia of his brain resulting in severe developmental delays.It was alleged that these damages were due to delays in treatment of the GA-1. There was a dispute over whether or not the patient's mother providedDr. Colom (and the physician who saw the child after Dr. Colom went off-duty) with an "Emergency Medical Protocol" form that explained the child's GA-1 condition and the treatment protocols that were required for him.The claim was disputed.A compromise settlement was reached without admission of liability.
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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. 
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$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$5,614
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,122
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
No updates found.



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