Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Samir Shakfeh Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # H 27 CA 2003 374

Indemnity Paid: $240,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200535236
Claim Number :071379
Date Submitted :5/17/2005
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
12121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 601
Los AngelesCA90025
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(310) 571 - 0730523(310) 571 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSamir Shakfeh
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed221 MARINER BLVD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SPRING HILLFL34609-5692Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62854Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient suffered from fibroids, pelvic adhesions, and pelvic pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy & bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Insured's op report indicated the fascia was closed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient alleged insured failed to close fascia & failed to timely dx bowel obstruction necessitating second surgery resulting in abdominal bloating, discomfort, pain, scarring, & decreased ability to work.
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
4/1/2003H 27 CA 2003 374
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$240,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$50,954
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$28,835
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$53,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$187,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No updates found.



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