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
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
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
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
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
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.  
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 $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.
No updates found.



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

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