Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. SUZANNE ABERGEL Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA30063

Indemnity Paid: $437,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366744
Claim Number :37909-01
Date Submitted :4/15/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSUZANNE ABERGEL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed14050 SW 84th St., Suite 103
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33183Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
18467$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN11206Dental General Practice - NOC80211

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/23/200711/7/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient had pain and decay in the area of teeth 10 & 16.Root canal #16 and extraction #10 was recommended.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
This, then, 51 year old female alleged that the insured negligently instructed her to stop her Coumadin prior to dental treatment, resulting in a stroke.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient alleged that the insured negligently instructed her to stop her medication (Coumadin) prior to dental treatment, resulting in a stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/20/2009CA30063
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade3/20/2013
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Coro, DDS, Ryan
Gomez, M.D., Humberto
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/20/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$437,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$99,090
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$47,292
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$437,500
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
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. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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