Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CHADI ALKHALIL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2013CA003830000000

Indemnity Paid: $99,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201989907
Claim Number : WC/101743-13
Date Submitted : 9/9/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Watson Clinic LLP Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-0704934  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Lucretia A Nino
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
City State Zip
Lakeland FL 33805
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7230 7230 (863) 616 - 2430 lnino@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCHADI ALKHALIL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PH1203281/PH1203282$2,000,000$18,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME90633Internal 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
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/20/20103/5/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient originally presented to Watson Clinic Urgent Care for abdominal pain and multiple complaints. Was seen 4 days prior at another Outpatient Center and started on a Zpak, Medrol dosepak and albuterol inhaler. His condition continued to worsen. He had a productive cough, poor appetite and abdominal/back pain. Chest xray, labs and CT of abdomen/pelvis performed. Findings of right lower pneumonitis, cardiomegaly with hepatic congestion and an inguinal hernia without obstruction. Patient admitted to hospital for further evaluation, monitoring and treatment.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Dr. C. Alkhalil was the hospitalist ¿on call¿ on 11/17/2010 for Watson Clinic. He took the call from the referring physician in regards to the patient¿s transfer. Based on the information provided by the referring provider an agreement was made with the diagnosis of pneumonia and congestive heart failure. The 59 year old male, was admitted to the telemetry unit. On 11/17/2010 at 8 pm, Dr. C. Alkhalil ordered labs to be drawn to include Troponins and blood cultures. As the evening progressed at 11:14 pm an EKG was performed and considered an acute ST elevation, sinus brady, left bundle branch block and acute infarct. Dr. C. Alkhalil went off duty that night and the patient was being covered by another hospitalist on call.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to adequately assess, consult and treat and timely diagnose the patient's health condition.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
While in the hospital it was noted that the patient had an acute ST elevation MI. He went for a cardiac catheterization, coronary artery bypass graft and back to the operating room the next morning for placement of a left ventricular assist device. His condition continued to deteriorate and he exhibited signs of cardiogenic shock and persistent multi-organ failure. The patient expired from massive MI on 11/20/2010.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/28/20132013CA003830000000
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk8/26/2019
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
8/13/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$99,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$135,382
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$13,410
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
Circumstances of the event were reviewed with individual parties involved.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # Unknown 1

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676900
Claim Number : wc/101877-11
Date Submitted : 1/21/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Watson Clinic LLP Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-070493  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Diane   Szymanski
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
City State Zip
Lakeland FL 33805
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620   (863) 616 - 2430 aszymanski@watonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChadi Alkhalil
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PH1102659/PH1102660$2,000,000$18,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME90633Internal 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
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/16/201112/16/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute pancreatitis.Watson Clinic Doctor received notice of intent on 12/16/2011. Doctor notified on 12/7/2015 that suit was resolved by other party (Lakeland Regional Medical Center).
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Unaware of cause of injury.Watson Clinic Doctor received notice of intent on 12/16/2011. Doctor notified on 12/7/2015 that suit was resolved by other party (Lakeland Regional Medical Center).
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Unaware of potential misdiagnosis.Watson Clinic Doctor received notice of intent on 12/16/2011. Doctor notified on 12/7/2015 that suit was resolved by other party (Lakeland Regional Medical Center).
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Unaware of principal injury.Watson Clinic Doctor received notice of intent on 12/16/2011. Doctor notified on 12/7/2015 that suit was resolved by other party (Lakeland Regional Medical Center).
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/16/2011Unknown 1
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk3/16/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lakeland Regional Medical Center
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
OtherUnknown, Dr Alkhalil was not included in suit.
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$11,651
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
None. Dr. Alkhalil/Watson Clinic, LLP was mentioned in the Notice of Intent but actual suit was not filed against him nor Clinic.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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