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Dr. JUAN BAEZ GONZALEZ, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2015CA-001483

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number : M201680417
Claim Number : wc/101908-14
Date Submitted : 11/21/2016
Insurer Information
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Watson Clinic LLP Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Diane   Szymanski
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
City State Zip
Lakeland FL 33805
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620   (863) 616 - 2430
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJuan Baez Gonzalez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME92915Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Pericardial Effusion
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Not applicable, the Patient's condition was not caused by an operation, diagnostic treatment or procedure.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis was made in this case. Aortic dissection was not recognized during CT interpretation
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
51 year old presented to LRMC ER with complaint of chest pains. Attending ER physician diagnosed condition as pericardial effusion and transferred care to on-call hospitalist. Approx. 21 hours after presenting to hospital Patient unexpectedly expired. Cause of death - massive hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade from an aortic dissection.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lakeland Regional Health
EMCare Holdings
Radiology & Imaging Specialist of Lakeland
Pyles RN, Angelia P
Rodgers MD, Christopher
Javed MD, Khurram
Roddenberry RN, Sandra
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. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
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$47,074
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,358
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
Circumstance of event reviewed with individual parties involved.
No updates found.



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