Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. APRIL ANDERSON, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2014CA015020

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884464
Claim Number : 151807
Date Submitted : 3/2/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
61-0904881  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Teresa   Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
City State Zip
Nashville TN 37202
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804     Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualApril Anderson
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed701 S Olive Avenue Apt. 1223
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33401Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10113$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME105130Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSt. Lucie
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAWNWOOD REG. MED. CTR100246
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/25/20133/12/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Broncho-pneumonia.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege failure to appropriately screen patient's symptoms & treatment for pneumonia & failure to properly interpret babygram.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Infant brought to ER with nasal congestion, runny eyes, sneezing & spitting up. No cough, no fever & no shortness of breath were reported. Exam noted no apparent distress & chest exam showed normal breath sounds & no retractions. Babygram was negative chest & abdominal series. Infant discharged home with diagnosis of nasal congestions. Two days later, infant brought to ER by EMS. CPR continued but infant was unable to be revived & was pronounced.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/17/20142014CA015020
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach2/23/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Dahlgren, M.D., Ryan
Sheridan Radiology Service, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
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?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$63,029
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$20,187
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
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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