Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. CHARLENE L ALFORD, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677603
Claim Number : MM269487
Date Submitted : 3/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCHARLENELALFORD
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5537 MANATEE POINT DRIVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NEW PORT RICHEYFL34652Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM824134$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6881Radiology - Diagnostic - 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
 MCharlotte
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/6/20121/20/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT PRESENTED FOR A CHEST CT SCAN ON MARCH 6, 2012.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CLAIMANT PRESENTED WITH A PRESCRIPTION FOR A CT SCAN OF THE CHEST, WHICH WAS PERFORMED ON MARCH 6, 2012. DR. ALFORD-MERCIER IDENTIFIED A MASS OF 1-2 CM DENSITY, AND THE FINDINGS WERE FORWARDED TO THE PRESCRIBING PHYSICIAN. AS A RESULT, THE PRESCRIBING PHYSICIAN REFERRED THE CLAIMANT TO A PULMONOLOGY SPECIALIST.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
CLAIMANT ALLEGES DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF LUNG CANCER.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
CLAIMANT ALLEGES INSURED¿S RADIOLOGIST ALLEGING FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE NODULE IN LUNG ON MARCH 6, 2012 CT SCAN OF CHEST RESULTING IN 8 MONTH DELAY IN LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSIS IN 54 YEAR OLD CLAIMANT.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR10/1/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
BARTON & ASSOCIATES INC
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Dropped before Action Filed
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$18,303
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,825
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
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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