Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CARLOS F APONTE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 15-003277-CA

Indemnity Paid: $900,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783037
Claim Number : 1021810-01
Date Submitted : 8/21/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
35-0506406  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lynn Louthan
Street Address
5814 Reed Road
City State Zip
Ft Wayne IN 46835
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(260) 486 - 0778     reportaclaim@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCarlosFAponte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9572 SW 137th Ave
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33186Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
672418$2,000,000$4,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN12099Dentists - NOC classification. 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/23/201310/20/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Tooth pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Invasive dental procedure
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to pre-medicate patient with history of cancer treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Endocarditis resulting in need for heart valve replacement
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/11/201515-003277-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade9/5/2017
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
9/1/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$900,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$71,982
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$65,519
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$612,000
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/31/2018 3:19:38 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE 1/31/2018
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid4464452747
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel6152071982
 
Date of Change:8/21/2018 2:09:32 PM
Reason for Change:ALE UPDATE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid5274765519

 

 

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