Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. AHMED BARHOUSH, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 15th Judicial

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783780
Claim Number : 105765
Date Submitted : 12/5/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Diane   McNab
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Street
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 439 - 0580     dmcnab@norcal-group.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAhmed Barhoush
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed232 S Main Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Belle GladeFL33430Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10286$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21607Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKE CITY SURGERY CENTER LLC14960327
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/20146/26/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Mother admitted to hospital due to low amniotic fluid level with induction of labor the following morning.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mother had normal vaginal delivery of male infant with no complications. Mother diagnosed and treated for urinary tract infection upon discharge. Mother returned the next day with acute abdomen and peritonitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Disputed allegation of the failure to timely diagnose and treat Group B Strep in mom and newborn.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
death of newborn infant.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/18/201715th Judicial
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach11/3/2017
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
11/9/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$35,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$35,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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 conferenced with adjuster and attorney
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50-2013-CA-4520MB

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783479
Claim Number : F12-0283-08
Date Submitted : 10/24/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Steven R Carey
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Rd. Suite 410
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 309 - 8127   (904) 309 - 8127 scarey@norcal-group.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAhmed Barhoush
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed225 SW 1st Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Belle GladeFL33430Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10286$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME21607Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/28/201012/17/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was being treated for failed pregnancy related issues.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No procedure performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleging a failure to properly monitor the patients HCG levels which led to a failure to timely diagnose choriocarcinoma.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient expired.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/14/201350-2013-CA-4520MB
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/3/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Arrogante, MD, Carlito
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
8/14/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$71,805
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 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
Circumstances of the case have been discussed with the insured and Risk Management.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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