Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MATTHEW ALBERT, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2015-CA-3202

Indemnity Paid: $175,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679096
Claim Number : PLFHMGO079642
Date Submitted : 7/15/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Florida Physicians Medical Group Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-3214635 800014080
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Matthew   Evans
Street Address
900 Hope Way
City State Zip
Altamonte Springs FL 32712
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 357 - 2272     matt.evans@ahss.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMATTHEW ALBERT
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer661 E ALTAMONTE DR STE 220
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ALTAMONTE SPRINGSFL32701Seminole
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
8258 -2014 $250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME89714Surgery - Abdominal 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/11/20139/17/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Highly suspicious colonoscopy-obtained biopsy specimen for poorly differentiated colon adenocarcinoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Surgical resection of patient's recto sigmoid colon.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Involved is the alleged collective negligent failure to appropriately diagnose the colonoscopy-obtained biopsy specimen, failure to communicate the revised pathological diagnosis to the involved gastroenterologist, and the failure to obtain a final diagnosis before proceeding with the procedure based upon a preliminary diagnosis; resulting in the patient's unnecessary resection of her recto sigmoid colon.
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
5/4/20152015-CA-3202
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange6/10/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Physician Medical Group
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
6/10/2016
 
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$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
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
n/a
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR: Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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