Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ROMUALD ALTINE Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 502009CA031383

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056483
Claim Number :37923-01
Date Submitted :2/11/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1926 10th Ave North, Ste 202
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake WorthFL33461Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
High blood pressure and elevated blood sugar.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to diagnose deep vein thrombosis, resultant in death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose deep vein thrombosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach1/21/2010
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. 
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$5,171
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,741
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$457,000$0
Other Expenses$11,328$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.
No updates found.



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