Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Matthew M Acton, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 14-CA-002918

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885949
Claim Number : 327988
Date Submitted : 7/18/2018
 
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     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMatthewMActon
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed17523 North Dale Mabry Highway
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LutzFL33548Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0073440$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS10505Physicians - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionFlorida Hospital
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/4/20123/11/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
The patient previously diagnosed by her PCP with gout and prescribed Allopurinol, came under the care of the insured and other for febrile illness and skin rash. She was admitted on 12/4/2012, 12/6/2012 and 12/12/2012 with significant history of symptoms. On 12/16/2012 she was admitted to ICU with life threatening complications.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
The insured's involvement in the care and treatment of the patient was limited to an order for insulin protocol as a result of a telephone call he received when he was the on call physician on 12/5/2012. He never saw or evaluated the patient.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat a drug reaction.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Prolonged hospitalization.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/13/201514-CA-002918
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough6/21/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital Tampa
Lay, Steven
O'Malley, Rachel
Tampa Bay Emergency Physicians
Tirheimer, Wenzel
Zaharis, Constantine
Bisset, William
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
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
OtherDismissed with Prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$41,676
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,680
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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