Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Richard Caputo Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA-2013-0851

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201469582
Claim Number :FP4374301
Date Submitted :1/30/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038  kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRichard Caputo
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed301 Health Park Blvd., Suite 214
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. AugustineFL32086St. Johns
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
IN009562$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME26849Nephrology - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Johns
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLAGLER HOSPITAL100090
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/9/201111/6/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
ESRD patient presented to ED with chest pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Nephrology Consultation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Disputed allegations of failing to timely diagnose and treat the patients underlying sepsis and pericardial effusion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/31/2013CA-2013-0851
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
St. Johns1/23/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Flagler Hospital
Kiekover, Brian
Mesri, Janet
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
 
 
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$18,697
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,889
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures.Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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