Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. IRMA B ALVES, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 522013CA006059XXCICI

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677978
Claim Number : MM265709
Date Submitted : 4/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
36-2950161  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual CRYSTAL L ALSTONBAYTON
Street Address
4600 COX ROAD
City State Zip
GLEN ALLEN VA 23060
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(804) 864 - 3731   (855) 662 - 7535 CALSTONBAYTON@MARKELCORP.COM
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualIRMABALVES
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed300 PINELLAS STREET, MS #47
CityStateZip CodeCounty
CLEARWATERFL33767Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MM822838$1,000,000$15,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME86026Internal Medicine - No Surgery 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL100127
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/14/20102/5/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
CLMT PRESENTED TO HOSPITAL FOR DIRECT ADMISSION DUE TO ACUTE KIDNEY INJURIES RELATED TO UNERLYING WEGENER GRANULOMATOSIS WITH A HISTORY OF THIS DIAGNOSIS 3 YRS PRIOR.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
CLMT PRESENTED TO HOSPITAL FOR DIRECT ADMISSION DUE TO ACUTE KIDNEY INJURIES RELATED TO UNERLYING WEGENER GRANULOMATOSIS. KIDNEY FUNCTION WAS WORSENING AND THE PLAN WAS TO ADMIT HER BECAUSE OF THE ACUTE FLAIR FOR PULSE STERIOIDS AND DIAGNOSTIC TESING TO INCLUDE BIOPSY. ORDERS WERE SENT WITH CLMT ON 12/7/2010 AT ADMISSIONS THAT NOTED ANEMIA AND TO MONITOR VITAL SIGNS AND LOW SODIUM NON CONCENTRATED TO SWEET DIET. INSD PHYSICIAN ORDERED ACCU-CHEKS AND INSULIN COVERAGE ON SLIDING SCALE. DR ORDERED A RENAL CONSULT. DR ORDEREATED COAGULATION STUDIES DONE ON THE MORNING OF DECEMBER 8 2010. ORDERE NOTED THT LOVENOX 30MG SQ, QD AFTER BIOPSY ONLY WHEN CLEARED WITH IR (INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY). THIS IS THE ORDER IN WHICH THE CLMT ALLEGES WRONG DOING.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Claimant alleges doctor allegedly notated an improper entry of order on December 7, 2010 for Lovenox following renal biopsy. Claimant alleges the administration of Lovenox was contraindicated and should have been approved by the interventional radiologist, and that Lovenox caused extensive bleeding leading to death on December 10, 2010.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/12/2013522013CA006059XXCICI
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Pinellas2/15/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
IN COMPASS HEALTH INC
24 ON PHYSICIANS
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
OtherPlaintiff failed to extend/pursue prior to deadlin
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$235,818
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$91,268
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$25,000
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
None
 
Updates
 
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