Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JONATHAN BALCOMBE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201573403
Claim Number : SAM-IG-006223
Date Submitted : 2/6/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SAMARITAN RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3433505  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701 carol.lobacz@nccrms.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJonathan Balcombe
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8900 North Kendall Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SPL 1064$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME105207Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF MIAMI100008
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/18/20124/22/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Epidural abscess at C6-7 with severe cord compression, resulting in progressive weakness and incomplete quadriplegia, decompression laminectomy.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis made of this patient.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged delay in diagnosis of epidural abscess allegedly resulting in incomplete quadriplegia, necessitating decompressive laminectomy, extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Subsequent to claim, claimant observed walking with cane and driving automobile and records reflect return to baseline medical status. Notice of Intent was withdrawn.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR11/11/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Epstein, Melissa
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Claim or suit abandoned.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
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$5,539
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$24,734
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
Not applicable.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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