Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Warren R Abel Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885343
Claim Number : 9941.254
Date Submitted : 5/21/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SOUTH PINELLAS MEDICAL TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6599936  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Andrew L Wallace
Street Address
341 3rd Street S
City State Zip
St. Petersburg FL 33701
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(727) 822 - 4600   (727) 822 - 4665 awallacespmt@gmail.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Warren R Abel
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 1201 5th Avenue N #206
City State Zip Code County
St. Petersburg FL 33705 Pinellas
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
49503-17 $500,000 $1,000,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME62909 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
  F Pinellas
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Other Hospital/Institution St. Anthony's Hospital
Name of Institution Code
   
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
8/21/2015 12/1/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Necrotizing soft tissue buttock infection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Previous elective cosmetic surgery.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Extremity amputations.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
  *NR
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
*NR 5/15/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bayside Emergency Physicians, P.A.
St. Anthony's Hospital
Mellace, D.O., Christine
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court Decision Other
No Court Proceedings.  
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/15/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $20,421
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid $0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss $0
Deductible $0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
  Incurred to Date Anticipated
Medical Expense $300,000 $0
Wage Loss $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Based on expert review as to standard of care and causation, none deemed necessary.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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