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Dr. DEOGRACIAS L CAANGAY, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Dr. DEOGRACIAS L CAANGAY, MD
2776 CLEVELAND AVE.
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Court Case # 15-001454CA

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885801
Claim Number : 15-001454CA
Date Submitted : 7/2/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK Excess
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
52-1568827  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Deogracias   Caangay
Street Address
3970 Hidden Acres Circle S
City State Zip
North Fort Myers FL 33903
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 997 - 8336   (239) 997 - 8336 drdeo@caangay.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeograciasLCaangay
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed9981 S. Healthpark Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33908Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PHY - 0628-14$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36038Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HEALTHPARK120005
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherNICU
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/13/20132/4/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The PICC was inserted and misplaced by the nurses of Lee Memorial, specifically Nurse Cynthia Mytnik and Nurse Cristina Reynolds.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
PICC line insertion on the artery
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
The PICC was not in the optimal place that it needed to be a central line and furthermore, Baby Jackson's left upper extremity began to show signs and symptoms of arterial vasoconstriction as a result of the PICC misplacement.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Ischemic amputation of left forearm.
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
2/4/201515-001454CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee3/3/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Liu, William F
Sultan, Shahid
Lee Memorial Health System
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
3/3/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
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$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # CACE16023038

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886478
Claim Number : 18-CA-000522
Date Submitted : 9/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK Excess
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
52-1568827  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Deogracias L Caangay
Street Address
3970 Hidden Acres Circle S.
City State Zip
North Fort Myers FL 33903
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(239) 997 - 8336   (239) 997 - 8336 drdeo@caangay.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDeogracias Caangay
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3970 Hidden Acres Circle S.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
North Fort MyersFL33903Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PHY-0628-14$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36038Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HEALTHPARK120005
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Nursery 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/23/20131/30/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hypoxic, ischemic encephalopathy, secondary to multiple respiratory arrest, secondary to respiratory failure.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
bilateral thoracentesis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
pleural effusion, secondary to infiltration of PIC line.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
multiple respiratory arrests
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/30/2017CACE16023038
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/9/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lee Memorial Health System
PEDIATRIX MEDICAL GROUP OF FLORIDA INC
Liu, William
Abril, Ivan
Sultan, Shahid
Singh, Kultar
Pao, Elaine
Felton, April
Ciambrello, Lisa
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
4/9/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
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$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Root cause analysis Quality Performance Improvement Procedures
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # CACE-16-023038

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886050
Claim Number : PMG-15-AO-330485
Date Submitted : 8/1/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-359560  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDEOGRACIAS CAANGAY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerC/O 1301 CONCORD TERRACE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SUNRISEFL33323Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PHY-0628-14$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36038Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionLEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - FLORIDA
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/23/20134/14/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PICC LINE COMPLICATION
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
TREATED BY SEVERAL PHYSICIANS WHILE IN HOSPITAL
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGED FAILURE TO RECOGNIZE A COMPLICATION
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
HYPOXIC BRAIN INJURY
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/24/2017CACE-16-023038
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward6/21/2018
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
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
4/19/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,644
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$118,566
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 # 15-001454-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885293
Claim Number : PMG-13-AO-247138-1
Date Submitted : 5/14/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
26-359560  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDEOGRACIASLCAANGAY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerC/O SCHELL COOLEY, 5057 KELLER SPRINGS, SUITE 425
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ADDISONTX75001Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PHY-0071-12$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36038Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HEALTHPARK120005
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Nursery 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/13/201311/18/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
NEWBORN
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
NEWBORN
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
OCCLUDED PICC LINE R/I LEFT ARM AMPUTATION
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
6/22/201515-001454-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee5/14/2018
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
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
4/27/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$510,583
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$223,652
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 #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201781784
Claim Number : PMG-15-AO-321263
Date Submitted : 4/10/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Pediatrix Medical Group Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
99-9999999  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDEOGRACIASLCAANGAY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2776 CLEVELAND AVE.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT MYERSFL33901Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PHY-0628-14$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME36038Pediatrics - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HEALTHPARK120005
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/20/201311/17/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
NEW BORN
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
LABOR AND DELIVERY
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
ALLEGEDLY NOT TREATED WITH APPROPRIATE ANTIBIOTICS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
SEPSIS AND NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS R/I DEATH.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR3/10/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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$25,931
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,146
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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Does Dr. DEOGRACIAS L CAANGAY, MD have any medical malpractice cases, lawsuits, or complaints?

Dr. DEOGRACIAS L CAANGAY, MD has at least 5 medical malpractice case(s), lawsuit(s), or complaint(s).

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