Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. WINSTON ALEXIS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 01007035CACE

Indemnity Paid: $40,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200324108
Claim Number :16575-01
Date Submitted :3/1/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChristine Sampson
Street Address
200 East Gaines Street
CityStateZip
TallahasseeFL32399
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(850) 413 - 5358 (850) 921 - 8243Christine.Sampson@fldfs.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWINSTON ALEXIS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4101 NW 4TH STREET, SUITE 404
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PLANTATIONFL33317Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
126461$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36984Surgery - Obstetrics80168

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER100039
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/25/19994/12/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
HYSTERECTOMY
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
IT IS ALLEGED THAT INSURED LEFT A SPONGE IN PATIENT, A 50 YEAR OLD FEMALE, DURING A TOTAL ABDOMINAL HYSTERECTOMY.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
FOREIGN OBJECT LEFT IN BODY CAUSING PAIN AND REQUIRING SUBSEQUENT SURGERY.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/20/200101007035CACE
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/5/2003
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
GOTBAUM, MD, IRWIN
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$40,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$40,000
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
INSURED CONSULTED WITH DEFENSE COUNSEL AND CLAIMS PERSONNEL REGARDING THIS MATTER.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/1/2007 11:19:44 AM
Reason for Change:OIR updating Historical Closed Claims data.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Name of InstitutionBROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER
Location Where InjuredOther LocationHospital Inpatient Facility
Injured Person Address CountyDade
Insured Last NameALEXIS, MDALEXIS
County Injury Occurred InBroward
Portal User Nameplcr_migration_dccs plcr_migration_dccsChristine Sampson
Insured License NumberME0036984ME36984
Location of Institutional InjuryOperating Suite

 

 

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