Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ruben Ayala Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 11-30210CA22

Indemnity Paid: $82,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201264632
Claim Number :59177301
Date Submitted :8/27/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBecky Sanders
Street Address
361 E. Hillsboro Blvd.
Deerfield BeachFL33441
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 5610 (954) 788 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuben Ayala
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14283 SW 42nd St.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME89052Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with complaints of pain in his lower legs consistent with deep vein thrombosis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured physician prescribed the patient anticoagulants and ordered diagnostic tests.He then sent the patient to the hospital when he suspected the patient may have developed severe DVT.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The patient alleges that the insured mae the wrong diagnosis as the patient developed compartment syndrom.Defense expers determined that the compartment syndrome developed after the patient was admitted to the hospital and the treatment for DVT was appropriate.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient developed a permanent foot drop as a result of the compartment syndrome.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
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$82,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$57,516
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$38,852
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$82,500$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
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