Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Romeo Acosta Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 06-6842-CI-21

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747774
Claim Number :34086-01
Date Submitted :12/3/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRomeo Acosta
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6700 Crosswinds Dr, N, Ste 200-A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
16049$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME52037Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
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
1/19/20045/2/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes in non-compliant patient.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Glucose management with fetal surveillance.Doctor's office personnel failed to schedule repeat NST within 7 days.Fetal demise 8th day.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Fetal demise at 38 weeks, due to placental insufficiency.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/26/200606-6842-CI-21
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas11/13/2007
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/13/2007
 
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$10,783
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,141
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 08-4287-CI-11

Indemnity Paid: $245,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200851111
Claim Number :36299-01
Date Submitted :10/10/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRomeo Acosta
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6700 Crosswinds Drive, North, Ste 200-A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Saint PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
16049$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME52037Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology80153

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL100180
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/5/200710/22/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
41 week gestation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Labor induction and vaginal delivery with vacuum assist.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Left Erbs palsy in female infant despite proper management and appropriate timely maneuvers.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/27/200808-4287-CI-11
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas9/17/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Saint Petersburg General Hospital
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
9/17/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$245,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$1,112
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,069
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$245,000
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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