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Dr. ENRIQUE RUIZ, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. ENRIQUE RUIZ, MD
4918 Escalante Dr
US

Court Case # 12CA002120

Indemnity Paid: $247,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677621
Claim Number : EMP-0249-09
Date Submitted : 3/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROFESSIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANY RISK RETENTION GROUP Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-1141933  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Leroy   Honora
Street Address
3100 S. Gessner, Suite 600
City State Zip
Houston TX 77063
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(800) 771 - 9818 1626 (866) 393 - 8910 lhonora@proclaimamerica.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEnrique Ruiz
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4918 Escalante Dr
CityStateZip CodeCounty
North PortFL34287Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
EMPAC2010-131$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
OtherPhysician Assistant
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA9104245  

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
GULF COAST HOSPITAL (FORT MYERS)111522
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/17/20102/18/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaint of twisting right knee and felt pop, with a history of knee replacement. Later determined to have DVT and developed compartment syndrome
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Fasciotomy of right lower leg followed by above the knee amputation
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DVT with compartment syndrome
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
7/10/201212CA002120
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee12/2/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
D'Souza, Raynita
Gulf Coast MD, PA
Mehalik, John
Reed, Karen B
Orthopedic Center of Florida, PA
Lee Memorial Health System d/b/a Gulf Coast 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 subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
12/2/2015
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$247,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$192,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$96,362$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$200,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review policies and procedures with regards to the need for appropriate and timely consultations to identify any deficiencies and correct same
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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