Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. DESPINA ANGELAKIS, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $400,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201676980
Claim Number : 7012500
Date Submitted : 2/2/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FORTRESS INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-4159841  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Janet L Meyer
Street Address
6133 North River Road, Suite 650
City State Zip
Rosemont IL 60018
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(847) 653 - 8823   (847) 653 - 8485 janet.meyer@fortressins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDespina Angelakis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4350 Sheridan Street, Suite 201E
CityStateZip CodeCounty
HollywoodFL33021Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
32022$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN15617Dentists 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/20/20141/13/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the clinic with swelling and pain on the lower right side of his face.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured examined and evaluated the patient and proceeded with the agreed treatment plan and extracted teeth #s 31 and 32.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient alleged that the insured failed to manage the extraction procedure properly which resulted in the need for two additional surgical procedures.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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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
*NR1/8/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/22/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$400,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,929
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,720
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.

 

 

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

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