Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Reza Azar Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 04-11159 CA 31

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534203
Claim Number :MM235196
Date Submitted :1/28/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-2950161 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAllison Szkolny
Street Address
Ten Parkway North, Suite 100
CityStateZip
DeerfieldIL60015
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(847) 572 - 6083 (847) 572 - 6338childs@markelcorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualReza Azar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8720 W. Kendall Drive #214
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM-805208$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME27242Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery1unknown

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationFell out of boat into water/died
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/4/20021/14/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was obese with a known history of drinking and smoking and presented to Dr. Azar with complaints of chest pressure on and off.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Dr. Azar performed a cardiac catheterization which showed no significant disease and the angina was most likely related to coronary spasms as it had been in the past.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient was put on medication and advised to follow up.When the patient returned for follow-up, the chest pain had improved.The medications were continued and the patient was to follow up as needed.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient expired two months later.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/19/200404-11159 CA 31
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade12/10/2004
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
OtherSettled by parties/Release
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$6,733
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$5,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
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