Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. AIHAM AL ASHHAB, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 16-2015-CA-006808

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884887
Claim Number : MM268633
Date Submitted : 3/29/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAIHAM AL ASHHAB
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4201 BELFORT RD
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JACKSONVILLEFL32216Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM823736$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101201Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDuval
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SHANDS HOSPITAL100113
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/21/201311/6/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
FL notice of potential claim arising out of Patient was admitted on Sept. 21, 2013 with a sore throat, inability to swallow, drooling, difficulty in speaking for the past 3 days and he was unable to take antibiotics orally.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient expired on Sept. 29, 2013 with a final diagnosis of peritonsillar abscess, cardiac arrest and anoxic encephalopathy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
FAILURE TO TREAT FOR PERITONSILLAR ABSCESS S/P PATIENT'S DEATH
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/11/201516-2015-CA-006808
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Duval11/3/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HOSPITALISTS MGMT GROUP LLC
JIMENEZ, ENRIQUE L
CHERIPALLI, PRAVEEN
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
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$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$143,796
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,489
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$63,911
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
NONE
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $99,167.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679695
Claim Number : 0AB054354
Date Submitted : 9/16/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
52-1568827  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Mike   Clark
Street Address
199 Scott Swamp Road
City State Zip
Farmington CT 06032
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(860) 321 - 2544   (877) 256 - 5067 mclark@onebeacon.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAIHAMAAL ASHHAB
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4201 Belfort Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32216Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MPP393811 $1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME101201Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FClay
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
SHANDS HOSPITAL100113
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/7/20134/3/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to the hospital for a right femur fracture and underwent surgery, including an open tracheostomy. Thereafter, she developed C. Diff.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Dr. Duncan ordered a routine abdominal CT on 3/13/13. The reporting physician, Dr. Al Ashhab, assumed care of the patient on 3/14/13 for the first time. Although the patient¿s clinical presentation did not indicate a bowel perforation, the abdominal CT ultimately revealed a bowel perforation for which patient underwent emergency abdominal surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Plaintiff claims patient¿s death was caused by a delay in surgical treatment from the time of completion of the abdominal CT. The results of the CT were reported at approximately 4:00 p.m. on 3/14/13, and upon receiving the results at that time, Dr. Al Ashhab immediately sought a surgical consultation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR9/6/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/9/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$99,167
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$64,274
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
Unknown at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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