Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. BRAM RIEGEL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. BRAM RIEGEL, MD
4000 Sawyer Road
US

Court Case # 2015-CA-1287

Indemnity Paid: $10,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781882
Claim Number : 325102
Date Submitted : 4/19/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBram Riegel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4000 Sawyer Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34233Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0966216$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME66774Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - All Other 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityPhysical Therapy Department
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysical Therapy Department
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/26/201312/5/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Biodex therapy for quadriplegic patient.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured ordered physical therapy via Biodex for muscle maintenance.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
New physical therapist, unfamiliar with Biodex incorrectly positioned patient's foot. Patient suffered severed Achilles tendon.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/31/20152015-CA-1287
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota3/28/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Aquino, Physical Therapist, Kai
Venice Regional Medical Center Rehabilitation Center
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
3/28/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$10,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,834
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,945
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$2,291$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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