Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. HANNAH BATIHK, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 062016CA009507

Indemnity Paid: $900,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201781115
Claim Number : 157238-1
Date Submitted : 12/21/2017
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
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
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHannah Batihk
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed7201 N University Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME60229Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery01

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Epidural abscess.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Allege a more through history should have been obtained & a more through physical exam/assessment/reassessment should have been performed which would have resulted in a STAT MRI.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented with complaints of sudden weakness with right & left flank pain radiating to back & urine infection. Nursing notes reflect that patient unable to bear weight on both legs & ER physician made aware. Following day MRI performed which revealed epidural abscess. Patient underwent T5-6 laminectomy for evacuation of abscess.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Haffizula, M.D., Jason
Liska, PA-C, Karina
Medical Associates of Tamarac, P.A.
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. 
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$900,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$26,896
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$22,014
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$535,675
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$295,000
Wage Loss$0$69,325
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Review of policies and procedures.
Date of Change:12/21/2017 1:22:03 PM
Reason for Change:Additional LAE payments made.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel2667926896
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid2184922014



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