Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Vincent Apicella Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 502006CA010895

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745680
Claim Number :248781A
Date Submitted :6/7/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0202 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVincent Apicella
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10115 west Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 100
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
70296$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8748Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationPhysician's Office
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysician's Ofice
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/18/20045/25/2006
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Low back pain spasms and burning in the right groin
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
X-rays, MRI, Prolotherapy injections
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Neurologic injury in the form of a droped foot after prolotherapy
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
10/7/2006502006CA010895
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach5/7/2007
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/27/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Unknown
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/23/2007 10:01:29 AM
Reason for Change:The expense paid category needed to be updated in the Financial Information section.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel037000
 
Date of Change:6/7/2007 10:48:24 AM
Reason for Change:The breakdown of payment needed to be added.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Injured Person Total Non-Economic Loss0100000
Incurred Expense Mdeical050000

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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