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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. HARVEY MONTIJO, MD
10131 West Forest Hill Blvd.
US

Court Case # 15th Judicial

Indemnity Paid: $195,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201887034
Claim Number : F16-001-A-14
Date Submitted : 11/15/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Diane M McNab
Street Address
9372 Lake Serena Drive
City State Zip
Boca Raton FL 33496
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 439 - 0580     [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarvey Montijo
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed440 N. State Road 7, Suite 103
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Royal Palm BeachFL35411Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GL01000014$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53688Surgery - Orthopedic 

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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER110010
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20141/12/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient sought Dr. Montijo's care and treatment for an infected prosthetic left knee. Infectious Disease was also involved in the care and treatment. However, plaintiff refused antibiotics for a period of time and numerous surgeries were performed to combat the infection. Unfortunately, the infection led to the patient needing an above the knee amputation.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Left knee revision surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Not applicable.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Amputation to the left lower extremity.
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
5/3/201615th Judicial
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/5/2018
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/8/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$195,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$37,022
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$37,022
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
Insured met and conferenced with defense attorney and claims specialist.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 15th Judicial

Indemnity Paid: $195,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201887106
Claim Number : F16-0010-A-14
Date Submitted : 11/21/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3704679  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Diane M McNab
Street Address
9372 Lake Serena Drive
City State Zip
Boca Raton FL 33496
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 439 - 0580     [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarvey Montijo
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10131 Winter Hill Boulevard, Suite 230
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
GL01000014$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53688Surgery - Orthopedic 

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otherphysician office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/28/20141/12/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient sought for the care and treatment with this health care provider for an infected prosthetic device. Infectious Disease was also involved in the care and treatment. However, the patient refused antibiotics for a period of time and numerous surgeries were performed to combat the infection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Numerous surgeries were performed by this health care provider to combat the patient's infection. Unfortunately, the infection led to the patient needing an above the knee amputation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis. The patient claimed that the revision surgery to address the infection and mobility issues were to aggressive and led to the need for the amputation. This health care provider's care and treatment was supported by a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that conducted his Orthopedic training at Yale and is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Iowa.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Above the knee amputation
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
5/9/201615th Judicial
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach10/5/2018
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 not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/7/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$195,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$39,647
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$39,647
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
Insured met and conferenced with defense counsel and claims specialist.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # CA 01-8282AE

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537197
Claim Number :24-01L213107/833517
Date Submitted :10/10/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
CHICAGO INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6042949 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRuby Thompson
Street Address
33 West Monroe
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60603
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 456 - 5227 (312) 577 - 9507[email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarvey Montijo
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10131 West Forest Hill Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSP 3000283$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53688Surgery - Orthopedic 

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
Other Outpatient FacilityCenter for Bone & Joint Surgery
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/1/20005/31/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient sought treatment of right shoulder after a fall
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
patient was diagnosed with a four part severe fracture and surgery was recommended, procedure called right shoulder hemiarthroplasty.Surgery was performed cement used to hold the prosthesis in place hardened rapidly leaving the prosthesis in a "proud" positon.Patient was referred for physical therapy.
Diagnostic Code :250
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
patient alleges the prosthesis was malpositioned interferring with the range of motion.a second surgery was performed by another surgeon to correct the positioning of the prothesis.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/13/2001CA 01-8282AE
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach7/7/2004
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Center for Bone & Joint Surgery
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
Othersettled-voluntarily dismissed
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/29/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$85,452
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$75,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$75,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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