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Dr. LENAY SANTANA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. LENAY SANTANA, MD
777 West Hickpoochee Avenue Suite C
US

Court Case # 16-CA-004224

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201884793
Claim Number : 345462
Date Submitted : 3/23/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     [email protected]
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLenay Santana
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed777 West Hickpoochee Avenue Suite C
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LabelleFL33935Hendry
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0944197$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME117089Neurology - including child - no surgery - All Other 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHendry
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherPhysician's office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/26/20148/1/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
50 year old male, father of 10 year old son with history if arachnoid shunt since age 5 (with undiagnosed shunt malfunction) recently medicated with Keppra complained of headaches, blurred vision and was referred by PCP to our insured to rule out seizure disorder.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured sent patient to Lee Memorial ED with request for Neurological consult and to address patient severe complaints. Insured saw patient follow up two days later. Patient had stopped Keppra and had remarkable improvement. Insured ordered a video EEG with return visit planned. Patient never returned and was lost to our followup.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
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Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient was found to have a shunt malfunction and became legally blind five months later.
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
12/15/201616-CA-004224
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee3/12/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Coleman, Austin
Lee Memorial Hospital
Lusk, Michael
Aenlle-Matusz, Lisa
Neuroscience & Spine Associates
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
3/12/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$48,983
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$42,585
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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