Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JOSEF H APONTE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2014CA001990

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886677
Claim Number : 00297444
Date Submitted : 10/11/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MT. HAWLEY INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
37-1072999  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Brett   Cleveland
Street Address
9025 N. Lindbergh Dr
City State Zip
Peoria IL 61615
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(309) 692 - 1000 5214   brett.cleveland@rlicorp.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosefHAponte
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed100 Jackson Pike
CityStateZip CodeCounty
GallipolisOH45631Out of state
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MML000007$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME89621Physicians or Surgeons 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MEscambia
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
WEST FLORIDA REG. MED. CTR (PENSACOLA)100231
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/4/20131/31/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
removal of small renal tumor
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
scheduled and planned da Vincirobotic assisted laparoscopic left partial nephrectomy
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
post-surgical complications due to identified drainage complications and fluidcollection, leading to infection andsepsis. Also a bowel laceration was identified resulting in resection of a segment of small bowel
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/1/20152014CA001990
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Escambia3/23/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/27/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$16,582,458
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$152,273
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
None
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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