Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ziad T Awad Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2009-CA-014534

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201057724
Claim Number :06J31583PL
Date Submitted :6/28/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Univ of FL JHMHC/Jacksonville Self Insurance ProgPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
3450 Hull Road, Ste 4358
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(352) 273 - 7006 (352) 273 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer655 W 8th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME95787Surgery - General 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Obstructive colon mass
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgical laparoscopy, laparoscopic colonic mobilization and intraoperative colonoscopy
Diagnostic Code :560.9
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to independently confirm diagnosis of colon cancer on patient referred from another physician for surgery
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged medically unnecessary surgery on patient with multiple comorbidities, resulting in post surgery complications and contributing to ultimate death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
University of Florida Board of Trustees
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. 
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$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,212
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,694
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
Assessment of treatment with physician
No updates found.



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