Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Romulo A Armas Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 6120-04-CA-008-000-1

Indemnity Paid: $850,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849832
Claim Number :18769
Date Submitted :8/12/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRomuloAArmas
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedPO Box 103578
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GainesvilleFL32610Alachua
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600094 03$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME22238Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery73703

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSuwannee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SHANDS AT LIVE OAK (SUWANNEE)100146
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/19/200310/3/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Dog bite wounds
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code :429.9
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to prescribe first generation antibiotics
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bacterial endocarditis
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
1/7/20046120-04-CA-008-000-1
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Suwannee6/10/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/3/2008
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$850,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$145,725
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$127,407
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$850,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$238,966$0
Wage Loss$10,265$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:8/12/2008 11:27:07 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 06/10/08
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition02-JUN-0810-JUN-08

 

 

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