Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jose Adams, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 14-25597 CA 02

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201680041
Claim Number : 38-01-2012-0057B
Date Submitted : 10/17/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-0624424 4066
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
IndividualJose Adams
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer4300 Alton Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Miami BeachFL33140Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MSMCFGC-PR-A-11 MSMC12$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47878Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER100034
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/2/20126/30/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infant born at 34 weeks due to placental abruption who required immediate treatment after birth including NG tube placement, blood transfusions, and ultimate transfer to outside facility for further treatment.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not applicable.
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 failure to recognize and treat suggested signs and symptoms of infant suffering from an impending malrotation of small intestine, which progressed to a volvulus and small intestinal necrosis. In addition, it was alleged that there was a failure to timely transfer patient to another facility and obtain additional consults and studies. This allegedly resulted in catastrophic injuries and complications for the child. The claim against this practitioner was dismissed.
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
10/3/201414-25597 CA 02
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade10/28/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Silvers, Steven
Steven Silvers, DO, PA
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
Summary judgment for the defendant. 
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$153,250
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$70,417
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.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201887333
Claim Number : 38-01-2016-0039B
Date Submitted : 12/18/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-0624424 4066
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
IndividualJose Adams
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer4300 Alton Road, 3 Blum
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Miami BeachFL33140Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MSMCFGC-PR-A-16 MSMC17$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME47878Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine 

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
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER100034
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherNICU
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/17/20167/18/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Baby Boy born via C-section at 35 weeks gestation with initial diagnosis of ornithine thanscarbamylase deficiency due to low citrulline level.
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
Claimant's attorney alleged practitioner negligently diagnosed newborn with genetic disorder (urea cycle disorder) versus considering and diagnosing the patient with sepsis, which resulted in his death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
*NR8/24/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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$3,531
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,917
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.

 

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