Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. RESURRECCION A ACOSTA-SANTOS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 53-05-CA-002541 (07)

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200850645
Claim Number :SG-04-XS-66556
Date Submitted :8/27/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVEREST INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
22-3520347 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRESURRECCIONAACOSTA-SANTOS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. BOX 1628
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HIGHLAND CITYFL33846Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6500000254-071$1,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70584Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
BARTOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100121
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/17/20033/25/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
TROUBLE BREATHING, CONSTIPATION, ACUTE WEIGHT GAIN, LOSS OF SENSATION ON BOTTOM OF FEET.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
DIAGNOSED WITH GUILLIAN-BARRE SYNDROME
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
GUILLIAN BARRE SYNDROME AS OPPOSED TO EPIDURAL ABSCESS
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
7/15/200553-05-CA-002541 (07)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk8/1/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
EMCARE OF FLORIDA
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
BUCHANAN, M.D., MICHAEL J
BARTOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
MCDONALD, M.D., J.W
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
4/22/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$104,528
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$18,037
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
WE FEEL THAT THE INSURED PROVIDED A THOROUGH WORK UP AND HISTORY OF THIS PATIENT.PATIENT'S CONDITION WAS SUSPICIOUS OF INFECTION AND SHE WAS APPROPRIATELY TRANSFERRED TO FACILITY WHERE SHE COULD GET NEURO AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE TREATMENT.
 
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