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Dr. JOSE A MENAJOVSKY CHAVES, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. JOSE A MENAJOVSKY CHAVES, MD
1515 N. Flagler Drive, Suite 200
US

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $225,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M202092361
Claim Number : 390083
Date Submitted : 4/29/2020
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Dawn   Owens
Street Address
12724 GRAN BAY PKWY W, Suite 400
City State Zip
JACKSONVILLE FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3044     dowens@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSEAMENAJOVSKY CHAVES
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2580 Metro Centre Blvd #3
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33407Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0068315$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME109354Infectious Diseases - 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
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL110403
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/2/20189/24/2019
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented to the ER with complaints of abdominal pain located in the right upper quadrant.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured was called to evaluate the patient from an ID perspective for MRSA.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient was ultimately diagnosed with an epidural spinal abscess at the thoracic level and is now a paraplegic.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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
*NR4/23/2020
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Advanced Medical Clinic
Fortier, Daniel
Good Samaritan Medical Center
Gooneratne, Romesh
Gunwardene, Ishan
JFK Medical Center
Letang, Ketty
Porter, JR, Ronald
Radiology Physician Solution
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/23/2020
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$225,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$7,904
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,033
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # 2015CA003076

Indemnity Paid: $100,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782760
Claim Number : 324099
Date Submitted : 8/8/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSEAMENAJOVSKY CHAVES
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1515 N. Flagler Drive, Suite 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33401Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
068315$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME109354Infectious Diseases - 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
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionWest Palm Hospital
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/9/201311/4/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient presented with weakness and altered mental state. The diagnosis was thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, infection and sepsis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient was treated with antibiotics.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to appropriately manage Vancomycin which contributed to the death of this 27 year old male.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/2/20152015CA003076
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach7/25/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HCA, Inc.
Columbia Hospital dba West Palm Hospital
Krull, RN, Jamie
Hanson-Leal, MD, Susan
Stewart, DO, Noelle
Young-Stewart, Pharmacist, Alana
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
7/26/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$100,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$128,554
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$113,798
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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