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Dr. HECTOR DIAZ, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. HECTOR DIAZ, MD
117 WEST ALEXANDER STREET, APT. 168
US

Court Case # 08-13424

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201366293
Claim Number :SH-PHY-07-71738 2
Date Submitted :3/4/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-1149494 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHECTOR DIAZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed117 WEST ALEXANDER STREET
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PLANT CITYFL33566Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6794385$1,000,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50679Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SOUTH FLORIDA BAPTIST HOSPITAL100132
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/16/20069/14/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
PATIENT PRESENTED TO E.D. WITH HISTORY OF DIARRHEA ANDVOMITING FOR 3 DAYS. WHILE IN TRIAGE HE WAS GIVENMOTRIN, THEN SENT TO A ROOM IN E.D.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
SEEN BY N.P., WHO WAS SUPERVISED BY SUBJECT OF THISREPORT. THE N.P. EXAMINED THE PATIENT, NOTED EXAM TO BENORMAL. NO RESPIRATORY DISTRESS. PATIENT HAD NOT SELFTREATED EXCEPT FOR TAKING DAYQUIL AND WAS NOT TAKINGFLUIDS. HE WAS GIVEN ANOTHER DOSE OF MOTRIN AND FLUIDSWHILE IN E.D. HE WAS LATER DISCHARGED WITH APRESCRIPTION FOR AN ANTOBIOTIC AND INSTRUCTIONS TO TAKEPLENTY OF FLUIDS AND FOLLOW UP WITH HIS DOCTOR IN 2DAYS. THE IMPRESSION WAS VIRAL ILLNESS. AT DISCHARGEVITALS WERE NORMAL WITH EXCEPTION OF LOW BP. THEPATIENT RETURNED THE FOLLOWING DAY TO THE E.D. AND ONTHIS VISIT HE GAVE A HISTORY OF ASTHMA, WHICH HE DID NOTPROVIDE ON THE PREVIOUS DAY'S PRESENTATION IN E.D.PATIENT STATED HE HAD RUN OUT OF ALBUTEROL. VITALS WEREWORSE. PATIENT THEN EXPERIENCED SEIZURE WHILE IN E.D.;CODE WAS CALLED BUT PATIENT EXPIRED. COD LISTED ASLOBAR PNEUMONIA WITH LUNG ABSCESSES DUE TO STREPINFECTION.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT PNEUMONIA
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
PNEUMONIA RESULTING IN DEATH.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/8/200808-13424
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough3/25/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherSETTLED BY PARTIES
Arbitration
Claim subject to arbitration, but settlement reached in lieu of award.
Date of Payment
5/5/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$51,296
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,706
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
 
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Court Case # 01-004463

Indemnity Paid: $300,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201367033
Claim Number :SH-A-33523
Date Submitted :5/9/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
RDA Sterling HealthcarePrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
00-000000SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKathyAStockton
Street Address
9821 Katy Freeway
CityStateZip
HoustonTX77024
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404 (713) 461 - 8130kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHECTOR DIAZ
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer117 WEST ALEXANDER STREET, APT. 168
CityStateZip CodeCounty
PLANT CITYFL33566Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
4762470$300,000$300,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50679Emergency Medicine - Including Major Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
SOUTH FLORIDA BAPTIST HOSPITAL100132
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/17/19981/19/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
COMPLAINTS OF BODY ACHES, FEVER WITH HEADACHE
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MEDICATION GIVEN FOR HEADACHES AND LABS DRAWN.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
DIAGNOSED WITH ACUTE GASTRITIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/15/200901-004463
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough5/9/2013
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
4/16/2013
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$300,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$40,209
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$849
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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