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Dr. DAVID M SORIA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. DAVID M SORIA, MD
866 Nafa Drive
US

Court Case # 04-3855 CA09

Indemnity Paid: $775,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056057
Claim Number :PHY-04-39205
Date Submitted :1/19/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNancyJThomas
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 8868 (713) 461 - 8130nancy_thomas@ajg.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidMSoria
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed866 Nafa Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Boca RatonFL33487Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
679-2879$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70823Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
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
AVENTURA HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CTR.100131
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/19/20038/16/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Stroke
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to obtain timely consult, failure to timely diagnose and treat stroke
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Delay in diagnosis and treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Stroke resulting in being paralyzed from neck down
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/18/200404-3855 CA09
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade1/18/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Avila, M.D., Jose
Aventura Hospital
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
8/27/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$775,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$216,906
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$68,277
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 # 50-2010-CA-022715

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201161810
Claim Number :FL-ESOW-06
Date Submitted :10/7/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC.Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
81-0603029 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCindy Black
Street Address
9330 Amberton Pkwy.#2300
CityStateZip
DallasTX75243
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(469) 330 - 6355 (972) 739 - 2631cblack@bpmp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidMSoria
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10101 Forest Hill Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115163$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70823Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/11/20085/17/2010
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
33 y/o with untreated diabetes presented to ED with complaints of altered mental consciousness for several hours, blood sugar at 254 and small of alcohol on patient¿s breath, somnolent, but easily aroused. Patient had a history of being a long-time alcoholic and drug abuser.Patient¿s BP was 190/112.Physician assessed patient, noting a chief complaint of ¿not feeling well¿.Physician noted change in neuro status. Pt denied use of alcohol/drugs that day & denied headache, chest pain, stiffness of neck, motor deficit in extremities, shortness of breath or slurred speech.. Review of systems indicated an altered level of consciousness, but pt was alert & oriented, speech was clear.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Blood work & Head CT ordered. CT scan at 11:13 am was negative for a bleed and/or infarct.Pt found to be hypertensive, had high blood sugar.Upon and negative tox screen, negative alcohol levels, and 3rd re-examination, patient¿s condition had improved & vitals were stable, BP improved.Despite warnings by physician, Patient refused admission and was discharged. Pt advised to fill prescriptions (for diabetes & hypertension) and follow up with doctor.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Physician¿s final impression was acute hypertension emergency-stable, hyperglycemia and reported encephalopathy-resolved.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Later the same day, Patient was admitted to JFK Med Cntr ED and was diagnosed with ischemic stroke. Family belatedly informed JFK they noticed shaking-like seizure activity in pt early that morning.Pt alleged insured physician failed to diagnose ischemic stroke, failed to get a neurology consult or follow approp protocol for TPA admin, failed to treat patient¿s high blood pressure, failed to admit pt to hospital, resulting in brain injury/stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/8/201050-2010-CA-022715
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach9/9/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Wellington Regional Medical Center
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
9/9/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$100,035
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
Case settled to avoid lengthy trial, not an admission of guilt.Experts¿ opinions say insured physician¿s treatment did not cause or contribute to pt¿s injury and did not depart from standard of care.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677328
Claim Number : FL-ESOW-19
Date Submitted : 2/25/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
81-0603029  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Julie   Moore
Street Address
101 E. Park Blvd.
City State Zip
Plano TX 75074
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(866) 520 - 6896     jmontague@bpmp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidMSoria
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10101 Forst Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115163$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70823Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/20/201312/10/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to the ED with complaint of cough. Several months later was diagnosed with Stage III adenocarcinoma of the left lung.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Chest x-ray
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was discharged from the ED with the diagnosis of upper respiratory infection, bronchitis and viral syndrome.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Chest x-ray revealed 4-cm. mass-like density. Plaintiff alleged that this Insured Physician failed to diagnose the lung mass resulting in delay of diagnosis and treatment.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR2/10/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/25/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,284
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
Send copy of ED reports to primary care physician for follow-up.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 50 2011CA018090

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574044
Claim Number : FL-ESOW-09
Date Submitted : 4/1/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
APPLIED MEDICO-LEGAL SOLUTIONS RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
81-0603029  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Julie   Moore
Street Address
101 E. Park Blvd.
City State Zip
Plano TX 75074
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(866) 520 - 6896     jmontague@bpmp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavid Soria
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10101 Forest Hill Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
G-AMS-115163$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME70823Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/11/20092/7/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Complications of H1N1.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Patient was treated for viral syndrome.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Insured Physician diagnosed viral syndrome, treated with Tamiflu.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient was 32 weeks gestation. Infant delivered via stat C-section but did not survive. Patient developed ARDS, multi-system organ failure, TTP and cardiac arrest.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/23/201250 2011CA018090
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach3/23/2015
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
10/21/2014
 
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$144,254
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
ED Screen for H1N1.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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