Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Salvador N Lanza Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07-CA-13926

Indemnity Paid: $1,083,250.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201263568
Claim Number :26289
Date Submitted :5/24/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1613 N Mills Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600508 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53222Surgery - Cardiovascular Disease 

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
Infective endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infective endocarditis
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
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Weaver, MD, Curtis
Shoemaker, DO, James R
Walker, MD, John L
Tello, MD, Javier E
Arias, MD, Jose H
Kapoor, MD, Rajan
Florida Heart Group
University Medical Care, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
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$1,083,250
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$149,928
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$103,585
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$86,672$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
Date of Change:4/18/2012 11:13:17 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to correct the misdiagnosis, disposition, and indemnity paid fields.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid12500001416750
MisdiagnosisAlleged delay in diagnosisNo misdiagnosis made
Final DispositionDisposed of by CourtSettled by parties
Date of Change:5/24/2012 5:32:11 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect correct idemnity payment
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid14167501083250



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