Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. LUIS ANNONI-SUAU, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 512011CA001647

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201367908
Claim Number :2010-09-402-004
Date Submitted :8/7/2013
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Lexington insurance CompanyPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
16255 Bay Vista Drive
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 519 - 1274
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer2055 Little Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
New Port RicheyFL33655Pasco
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68092Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
¿Symptommatic atrial flutter in an 87 yo male with ischemic heart disease, CHF, ICD, hx of atrial flutter and significant co-morbidities.He was scheduled for ablation.¿
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The patient underwent the ablation procedure June 18 2009 and the next day he was ambulating and requesting to be discharged to home.Dr. Annoni noted the patient¿s INR was 1.9 and subtherapeutic and had not yet reached 2.0 and as such, he held the patient¿s discharge. The next night following the patient straining during a bowel movement, a smallhematoma was observed and the nurse notified Dr. Annoni who ordered that pressure be applied and ice packs.The next morning when Dr. Annoni did rounds he observed the area to be bleeding, which was more significant than what nurses told him the night before.Dr. Annoni ordered a stat consult with a vascular surgeon who took the patient to the OR wherehe repaired 2 small punctures to the femoral vein and femoral artery.The patient was taken back to surgery a second time later that day and the bleeding was noted to be in ¿the subcutaneous tissues¿. The patient was found to have a pseudo aneurysm and retroperitoneal hematoma.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Following the second surgery the patient could not be extubated.He expired on July 26, 2009.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
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$175,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$63,486
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
Any risk issues identified in this case have been/will be addressed by assigned counsel with insured physician.
No updates found.



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