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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Court Case # 2013CA00979

Indemnity Paid: $212,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677666
Claim Number : 28423-1
Date Submitted : 3/22/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LANCET INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1479165  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Christopher   Teter
Street Address
2810 West St. Isabel Street Suite 100
City State Zip
Tampa FL 33602
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(813) 290 - 8282 265   cteter@lancetindemnity.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Romeo   Acosta
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 6700 CROSSWINDS DR NO SUITE 200-A
City State Zip Code County
St. Petersburg FL 33710 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
LR091188001127 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME52037 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

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 Pinellas
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL 100180
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
11/30/2011 5/29/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Claimant presented for birth of her child.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Claimant was monitored during labour and ultimately had a vaginal birth.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged improper management of a delivery resulting in a shoulder dystocia.
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
10/16/2013 2013CA00979
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pinellas 12/31/2015
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/28/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $212,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $181,907
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $53,657
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 $212,500 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurer is unaware of what steps have been taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 15-002800-CI

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676897
Claim Number : 2014-11-11-14
Date Submitted : 1/21/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PHYSICIANS CASUALTY RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
27-3867083  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kimberly   Pollick
Street Address
510 Druid Road, Suite D
City State Zip
Clearwater FL 33756
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(727) 581 - 6400     kim@physicianscasualty.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Romeo   Acosta
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 6700 Crosswinds Drive N, Suite 200A
City State Zip Code County
St. Petersburg FL 33710 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
PCX-2013-547 $250 $750
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME52037 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

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 Pinellas
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
ST PETERSBURG WOMAN'S HEALTH CENTER, INC. 13910046
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
11/11/2013 11/17/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pregnancy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Vaginal delivery although C-section was discussed and offered.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
During the delivery the baby encountered a shoulder dystocia and was born with Erb's palsy.
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
5/13/2015 15-002800-CI
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pinellas 1/5/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Shamas, Christina
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 Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/6/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $166,335
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $2,064
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
Better documentation when a patient refuses to follow medical advice.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 12-7122-CI

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781348
Claim Number : 20772-1
Date Submitted : 3/6/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LANCET INDEMNITY RISK RETENTION GROUP INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-1479165  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Christopher   Teter
Street Address
2810 West St. Isabel Street Suite 100
City State Zip
Tampa FL 33602
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(813) 290 - 8282 265   cteter@lancetindemnity.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Romeo   Acosta
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 6700 CROSSWINDS DR NO STE 200A
City State Zip Code County
St. Petersburg FL 33710 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
LI091188001127 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME52037 Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology  

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 Pinellas
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
SAINT PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL 100180
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/11/2009 2/10/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Treatment was sought for abdominal pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Appendectomy was performed that eventually led to a hematoma and the premature birth of the child.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose appendicitis in a 21 week gestational mother.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Premature birth resulting in cognitive delays.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
6/6/2012 12-7122-CI
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pinellas 3/6/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/6/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $131,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $9,000
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 $125,000 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurer is unaware of what steps have been taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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