Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ricardo Bedoya-Garcia Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01-04075

Indemnity Paid: $45,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851177
Claim Number :17584-01
Date Submitted :10/22/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbaraAEvans
Street Address
1301 N. Hagadorn Road
CityStateZip
East LansingMI48823
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(517) 324 - 6570 (517) 333 - 2806bevans@apassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRicardo Bedoya-Garcia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed183 NW Gwen Lake Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake cityFL32055Columbia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
125680$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME17760Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MColumbia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKE CITY MEDICAL CENTER100156
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/1/19993/21/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient underwent a spinal MRI several days after a work-related back injury.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured read the MRI.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of disk herniation.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged permanent foot drop deformity in the left lower extremity.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/14/200101-04075
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval10/17/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pohl, Robert O
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
9/23/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$45,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$54,880
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$14,012
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
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$45,000.00 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of insured.
 
Updates
 
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Court Case # 98-274-CA

Indemnity Paid: $40,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534606
Claim Number :A98-18965-96
Date Submitted :3/10/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRicardo Bedoya-Garcia
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed600 North Church Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake CityFL32055Columbia
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
3354$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME17760Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery80253

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FColumbia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/16/19961/27/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right breast lump.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mammogram.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Fibrocystic breast disease was initially diagnosed.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/8/199898-274-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Columbia2/16/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Van Zant, M.D., Barney
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
2/16/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$40,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,511
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$17,670
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$40,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$80,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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