Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. BARBARA AKAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2014CA007676

Indemnity Paid: $25,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202091065
Claim Number : NEWSPC000074315
Date Submitted : 1/10/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
LIBERTY INSURANCE UNDERWRITERS INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
22-2227331  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Julie   Hamilton
Street Address
615 Crescent Executive Court, Suite 212
City State Zip
Lake Mary FL 32746
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(321) 972 - 0121     juliehamilton@hamlinandburton.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbara Akan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4809 121st Terrace North
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33411Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
AHY220903001$2,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Registered Nurse 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
RN1980972General Preventative 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
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMS WEST HOSPITAL110006
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/11/20117/14/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital mutation that caused minor neurological development.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Elective cesarean section
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Excessive fundal pressure and rough handling by the surgeon during the delivery which caused the child significant bruising.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash. No delay.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/24/20142014CA007676
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/31/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palms West Hospital
Tomaselli, Alfred
Alfred Tomaselli, D.O., P.A.
Barbara Akan, P.A.
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
12/20/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$25,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$182,681
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$31,168
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$25,000
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
Risk Management performed in-service training on high risk obstetric patients.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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