Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Robert Abello Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576468
Claim Number : SAM-IG-006659
Date Submitted : 12/7/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SAMARITAN RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3433505  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701 carol.lobacz@nccrms.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Robert   Abello
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 8900 North Kendall Drive
City State Zip Code County
Miami FL 33176 Dade
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
SPL 1060 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME78332 Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Dade
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS' HOSPITAL 100020
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
4/7/2013 5/27/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness and weakness/vertigo.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no treatment that caused injury to the patient.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It is unknown if the patient was misdiagnosed. A CT of the brain was normal.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Approximately one month after seen in the ED, the patient sustained a cerebral vascular accident after air and ground travel out of the country. Her attorney alleged a failure to rule out a transient ischemic attack and failure to order antiplatelet therapy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 10/26/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/26/2015
 
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 $4,177
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $11,211
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Not applicable.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $2,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679449
Claim Number : SAM-IG-006864
Date Submitted : 8/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SAMARITAN RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3433505  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701 carol.lobacz@nccrms.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Robert   Abello
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 5000 University Drive
City State Zip Code County
Coral Gables FL 33146 Dade
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
SPL 1044 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME78332 Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Dade
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS' HOSPITAL 100020
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
10/11/2015 10/29/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Embedded fish hook in neck.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no operation, diagnostic or treatment procedure rendered causing the injury.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis of this patient.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient presented with fish hook embedded in his neck, which was difficult to remove resulting in neck exploration and laceration repair under MAC anesthesia by a specialist. The claimant alleged a failure to remove the fish hook resulting in surgery. This case was settled as a business decision and without an admission of liability in order to avoid protracted litigation.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash. No delay.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 7/9/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
7/9/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $2,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $148
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $2,299
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $2,500
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Not applicable.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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