Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JOSE R PONTE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. JOSE R PONTE, MD
129 Flagler Promenade South
US

Court Case # 05-13868-02

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201057256
Claim Number :FL0020
Date Submitted :5/7/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1250 South Pine Island Road, #300
CityStateZip
PlantationFL33324
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRPonte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed129 Flagler Promenade South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
West Palm BeachFL33405Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
001-003$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PLANTATION GENERAL HOSPITAL100167
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPICU
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/29/20045/4/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Post partum cardiomyopathy/ pleurasl effusions
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Transfer from ED to PICU, evaluated, tested, CT Scan, chest x-ray, NG tube placement, ventilator, chest tube
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/8/200505-13868-02
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward4/1/2010
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
OtherVoluntary Dismissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
4/20/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$114,750
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$44,058
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
No saftey management steps required
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2009-CA0997438

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201160016
Claim Number :FL0147
Date Submitted :2/25/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDavidWMcKenney
Street Address
1250 South Pine Island Road
CityStateZip
PlantationFL33324
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900 (954) 923 - 0019dmckenney@HUGroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRPonte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17105 Gulf Pine Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
001-003$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

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
PAN AMERICAN HOSPITAL100076
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/27/20075/10/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Tumor Lysis syndrome
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
In hospital examination, evaluation, diadnostic studies ordered, ordered consults with oncology and neurology
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly follow up on orderes issued for evaluation and treatment
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/24/20092009-CA0997438
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach12/14/2010
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
OtherDismaissal
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/11/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$17,924
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,304
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
No safety management steps taen
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 12-09774

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201365683
Claim Number :FL0296
Date Submitted :1/7/2013
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP OF FLORIDA Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
32-0090369 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualYvette de la Morena
Street Address
1250 S. Pine Island Road Suite 300
CityStateZip
PlantationFL33324
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900  ymorena@hugroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRPonte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17105 Gulf Pine Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
001-003$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

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
MIAMI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL110199
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/14/20109/20/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Irreversible anoxic encephalopathy
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to monitor deteriorating condition at bedside
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Failure to monitor deteriorating condition at bedside led to irreversible anoxic encephalopathy
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/26/201212-09774
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward12/11/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Alva, Maria
Sheridan Childrens Healthcare
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
11/21/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,975
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Defendant advised
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $87,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201782266
Claim Number : DSNRRG-FPCC-16-35298
Date Submitted : 6/9/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS & SURGEONS NATIONAL RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
68-0656137  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W. LOOP S., STE. 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 77027
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSERPONTE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3675 J DEWEY GRAY CIR STE 300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AUGUSTAGA30909Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
16-010810-01$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306Surgery - pediatric 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
PLANTATION GENERAL HOSPITAL100167
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPICU
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/10/201611/11/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYMPTOMS
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ADMITTED TO PICU AND TESTS RUN
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE ENCEPHALITIS
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
BRAIN DAMAGE
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
*NR6/9/2017
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/9/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$87,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,023
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$3,100
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.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 12345678910

Indemnity Paid: $62,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679317
Claim Number : CLFL3264A
Date Submitted : 8/2/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
CENTURION MEDICAL LIABILITY PROTECTIVE RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-1145017  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual LETIA   SHELTON
Street Address
3100 SOUTH GESSNER ROAD SUITE 600
City State Zip
HOUSTON TX 77063
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 353 - 1624     lshelton@proclaimamerica.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSERPONTE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17105 GULF PINE CIRCLE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WELLINGTONFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL3264$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Podiatric Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306  

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
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
PALM BEACH REGIONAL HOSPITAL100207
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/4/20125/30/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
MISDIAGNOSED FLU
Diagnostic Code :695.13
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
FLU
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
MISDIAGNOSES/STEVEN-JOHNSONS SYNDROME
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/30/201412345678910
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Osceola6/8/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/8/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$62,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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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Court Case # 11-21232

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885228
Claim Number : FL0281
Date Submitted : 5/2/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
HEALTHCARE UNDERWRITERS GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
74-3129288  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Yvette   de la Morena
Street Address
1250 S. Pine Island Road Suite 300
City State Zip
Plantation FL 33324
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 923 - 1900     ymorena@hugroups.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJoseRPonte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17105 Gulf Pine Circle
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
001-003$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME51306Pediatrics - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Emergency Room 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER100189
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/10/20105/31/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Treatment was sought grunting and poor oral intake
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to diagnose sepsis and bacterial meningitis.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Brain damage
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
9/8/201111-21232
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward3/9/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Pediatrix Medical Group
Mednax
Plantation General Hospital
Santiago, Annette
Marante, Alberto A
Florida Pediatric Critical Care PA
Flores, Leslie A
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
4/12/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$67,055
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Discussed with insured.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Dr. JOSE R PONTE, MD has at least 6 medical malpractice case(s), lawsuit(s), or complaint(s).

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