Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Sivakumar V Amar Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2018-CA-002683-CAAXW

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201987772
Claim Number : 361499
Date Submitted : 1/31/2019
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038
Insured Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Sivakumar V Amar
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 3535 Little Road
City State Zip Code County
New Port Richey FL 34653 Pasco
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0064040 $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME38311 Internal Medicine - Minor Surgery  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  M Pasco
City State Zip Code
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Physician's Office  
Name of Institution Code
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Other Physician's office
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
6/19/2017 10/11/2017
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Severely elevated cholesterol.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prescription of Simvastatin.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was none.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Renal failure in an elderly patient, allegedly related to the prescription of Simvastatin to a patient taking Danazol. The patient had been taking both medications for 5 years without any adverse effect.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
9/18/2018 2018-CA-002683-CAAXW
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Pasco 1/7/2019
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 Decision Other
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 $175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $14,435
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $2,256
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $0 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.


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