Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Stephanie F Allen Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2015-CA-004623

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201782902
Claim Number : 333838
Date Submitted : 8/25/2017
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 Stephanie F Allen
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 8810 S W 45th Blvd
City State Zip Code County
Gainesville FL 32605 Alachua
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
0933428 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME108612 Anesthesiology - All Other  

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Bay
City State Zip Code
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Hospital/Institution North Florida Freestanding Surgical Cent
Name of Institution Code
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
12/6/2013 9/8/2015
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Chronic neck pain and low back pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Co defendant anesthesia/pain management physician performed an interventional pain management procedure. The insured only performed IV sedation for the procedure.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
67 year old female developed postoperative infection resulting in epidural abscess and ultimately paraplegia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
2/9/2016 2015-CA-004623
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Alachua 8/24/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
North Florida Regional Freestanding Surgery Center,LP
Southeastern Integrated Medical, PL
Optum Health Care Solutions, Inc.
Guskiewicz, MD, Robert
Rubin, ARNP, Rita
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court Decision Other
Other Plaintiff file a voluntary notice of dismissal
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $50,933
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $6,075
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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