Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JOSEFINA AROCHA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2015-021274 CA 22

Indemnity Paid: $185,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884510
Claim Number : 2014-116315
Date Submitted : 3/7/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PA Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
25-0687550  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Connie L Peters
Street Address
PO Box 52810
City State Zip
Bellevue WA 98015
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(425) 636 - 1000 1012 (916) 781 - 5795 cpeters@intercareins.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSEFINA AROCHA
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3945 Southwest 92nd Ave
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33165Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
DSA 065088688$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Dentistry 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
DN14047Dental General Practice - NOC80211

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherDental treatement room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/20/20133/12/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
plaintiff presented on an emergency basis for tooth #17.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Tooth #17 was extracted due to sever decay
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
During extraction of tooth #17 the plaintiffs jaw became dislodged. Plaintiff alleges this resulted in nerve injury.
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
9/21/20152015-021274 CA 22
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Dade2/28/2018
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
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/26/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$185,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$106,767
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$34,498
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$185,000
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 taken.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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