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
COLUMBIA CASUALTY COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
47-0490411 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJaclynSAdler
Street Address
9300 NW 14th Street
CityStateZip
Pembroke PinesFL33024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 559 - 3131 (954) 431 - 8388Jadjuster2@aol.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRAYMOND COLOM
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed600 East Dixie Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Leesburg FL34748Lake
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HAZ1064385823-5$1,000,000$3,000,000
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
 MLake
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEESBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100084
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/19/20107/1/2011
 
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
12/16/201111CA3441
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lake7/19/2012
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
7/19/2012
 
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
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
 
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