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Dr. DAVID BOHORQUEZ, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. DAVID BOHORQUEZ, MD
5791 SW 8th Court
US

Court Case # CACE-15-014901

Indemnity Paid: $700,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781722
Claim Number : 154998
Date Submitted : 2/13/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTH CARE INDEMNITY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
61-0904881  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Teresa   Ross
Street Address
One Park Plaza P.O. Box 555
City State Zip
Nashville TN 37202
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(615) 344 - 5804     Teresa.Ross@HCAHealthcare.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Bohorquez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7027 W Broward Blvd. #281
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PlantationFL33317Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCI-10114$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8055Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery01

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER100189
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/10/20144/16/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute right MCA stroke.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege that despite an abnormal CT scan of the brain, patient was discharged only to return 17 hours later with massive stroke and paralysis from hemiplegia.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to ER with headache & weakness. Patient was evaluated & diagnosed with headache & discharged home under 3 hours after presenting. Patient was found at home 17 hours later with a change in mental status & brought back to ER with severe weakness & slurred speech. Radiological exams revealed an acute right MCA stroke. Patient transferred to Westside Regional Medical Center for decompressive craniotomy.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Massive stroke, left sided hemiplegia.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/10/2015CACE-15-014901
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/30/2017
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
3/6/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$700,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$165,480
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$102,003
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$700,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$200,000$0
Wage Loss$1,000,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review of policies and procedures.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/13/2018 10:44:51 AM
Reason for Change:Additional LAE payments made.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel105555165480
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid56932102003

 

 

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Court Case # 2013-CA-012104

Indemnity Paid: $298,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576101
Claim Number : 304368
Date Submitted : 10/16/2015
 
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 AUDRA M FLOYD
Street Address
13450 WEST SUNRISE BLVD
City State Zip
SUNRISE FL 33323
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(877) 320 - 0748 3111 (866) 636 - 5421 afloyd@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Bohorquez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5791 SW 8th Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PlantationFL33317Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0878150$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8055Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL100010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/31/20113/22/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of testicular pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
An ultrasound was done which indicated no evidence of torsion, epididymitis was suggested.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose testicular torsion.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Loss of left testicle.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/26/20132013-CA-012104
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/4/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Jupiter Medical Center
Jupiter Imaging Associates, Inc.
St. Mary's Medical Center
Turiano, MD, Vincent
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$298,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$107,000
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
Unknown.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 10-63818

Indemnity Paid: $75,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201680531
Claim Number : 2010232891
Date Submitted : 12/5/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
OCEANUS INSURANCE COMPANY, A RISK RETENTION GROUP Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-1066914  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kerry-Anne   Roper
Street Address
4600 Sheridan Street, Suite 200
City State Zip
Hollywood FL 33021
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 518 - 8008     Kerry-Anne.Roper@sedgwickcms.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Bohorquez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7027 West Broward Boulevard, Suite 281
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PlantationFL33317Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
05-2005-002$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8055Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherSterling Emergency Svcs of Miami Beach
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/8/20088/17/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Acute myocardial infarction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient presented with chest pain and an EKG which revealed a non-STEMI.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose symptoms of myocardial infarction.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure to diagnose myocardial infarction.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/31/201110-63818
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade8/17/2016
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
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
9/23/2016
 
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$75,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$156,758
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
Correct diagnosis.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 05-12065CA25

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200643343
Claim Number :SH-B-36299
Date Submitted :12/4/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AIG SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
02-0309086 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancy  Thomas
Street Address
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway South, 19th Floor; One Briarlake Plaza
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77042-361
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Bohorquez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7522 N.W. 44th Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral SpringsFL33065Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4762470$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS8055Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALMETTO GENERAL HOSPITAL100187
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/1/200312/21/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient to ED with difficulty breathing.Medical history of Parkinsons; family concerned he may have swallowed dentures
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient evaluated by intern, supervised by physician; ordered blood work, EKG, chest x-ray which showed opacity consistent with pneumonia.Dr. Bohorquez identified foreign body on film and arranged for admission of patient, as well as relaying this finding to physician
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleging failure to order neck x-ray or follow up more timely on family's concern about dentures being swallowed.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/13/200505-12065CA25
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade11/30/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Palmetto Emergency Medicine Specialists
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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
1/17/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,985
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$987
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
Dr. Bohorquez correctly identified the foreign body and had the patient admitted and advised the physician of his findings.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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