Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. KHALED AMER, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # CACE-16-011752

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201680630
Claim Number : 209078
Date Submitted : 5/22/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PROASSURANCE INDEMNITY COMPANY, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
63-0720042  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Denise   Stokes
Street Address
100 Brookwood Place
City State Zip
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(205) 802 - 4790     dstokes@proassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKhaled Amer
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed19776 El Country Club Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
AventuraFL33180Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
MP94757$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85528Anesthesiology 

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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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
ST LUCIE SURGICAL CENTER14960398
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPARU
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/12/201512/9/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
General Anesthesia for Right Total Hip Arthroplasty
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Right Total Hip Arthroplasty
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
59 YOM underwent right total hip arthroplasty under general anesthesia and developed postoperative cauda equine syndrome due to undiagnosed L2 vertebral fracture.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/13/2016CACE-16-011752
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/30/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Tiva Healthcare, Inc.
Lehachi, Younes
Crescimone, Nicholas A
Anesthesia Physician Solutions
Treasure Coast Hospitalist PL
Craig, Aimee E
Sheridan Healthcare
Morrison, Daniele
Coastal Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine
Rossario, Edward
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
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,476
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,984
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$350,000
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
Insured discussed case with defense counsel, insurance personnel, and medical experts.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:5/22/2017 11:54:16 AM
Reason for Change:updated ALAE information
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel1208412476
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid29822984

 

 

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