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Dr. CHIRAG PATEL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. CHIRAG PATEL, MD
6101 Pine Ridge Rd
US

Court Case # 16-CA-004383

Indemnity Paid: $440,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886375
Claim Number : 274/CIG/PHY/16
Date Submitted : 9/11/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Community Insurance Group SPC, LTD Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
00-0000000  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Chirag   Patel
Street Address
877 111th ave north
City State Zip
Naples FL 34108
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 594 - 8002   (239) 597 - 3447 [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChirag Patel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer6101 Pine Ridge Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34119Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
274/CIG/PHY/16 $1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113138Surgery - Orthopedic 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - COLLIER BOULEVARD23960057
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/25/201412/15/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Right foot and ankle pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right flatfoot reconstruction
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
medical intervention of subsequent healthcare provider...left with a varus deformity in her right foot...
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/15/201616-CA-004383
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee4/4/2018
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
Disposed of by Arbitration
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
4/9/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$440,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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$400,000$0
Wage Loss$40,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 11-2015-CA-001143-00

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886376
Claim Number : SW-FL-1415
Date Submitted : 9/11/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Community Insurance Group SPC, LTD Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
00-0000000  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Chirag   Patel
Street Address
877 111th ave north
City State Zip
naples FL 34108
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 594 - 8002   (239) 597 - 3447 [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChirag Patel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer6101 Pine Ridge Rd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34119Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SW-FL-1415$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113138Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - COLLIER BOULEVARD23960057
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/16/20146/23/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Displaced femur fracture of the right leg.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right distal femur ORIF, right lateral compartment fasciotomy and percutaneous skeletal fixation and removal.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
failure to use appropriate internal fixation procedure
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/23/201511-2015-CA-001143-00
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier3/27/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$175,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$175,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 11-2019-CA-001961-00

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092900
Claim Number : 377984
Date Submitted : 6/30/2020
 
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     [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualChiragSPatel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed877 111th Avenue N., Suite 1
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34108Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
967620$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME113138Surgery - Orthopedic 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysician's Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/21/201712/3/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented for hammer toe surgery.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient alleges alleged failure to timely prescribe antibiotics post hammer toe surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient had amputation of her left 5th toe and 2/3 if the 5th metatarsal.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/15/201911-2019-CA-001961-00
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier6/29/2020
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Neuroscience and Spine Associates, PL
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
6/29/2020
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$75,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$21,153
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$6,379
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$75,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$41,269$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.

 

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