Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MIGUEL D ATTIAS, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 16-CA-009666

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886577
Claim Number : 2016011060
Date Submitted : 9/28/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ALLIED WORLD SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
51-0331163  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Michelle   Bedard
Street Address
1690 New Britain Avenue, Suite 101
City State Zip
Farmington CT 06032
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(860) 284 - 1942   (860) 284 - 1943 Michelle.Bedard@awac.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMiguelDAttias
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3488 East Lake Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm HarborFL34685Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0303-2472$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME105839Anesthesiology - Pain Management 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MHillsborough
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityAmbulatory surgery center
Name of InstitutionCode
WESTCHASE SURGERY CENTER14960706
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/13/20154/14/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Back pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Intrathecal administration of pain medicine
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death secondary to alleged failure to convert an oral medication dose to an intrathecal administration dose.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/18/201616-CA-009666
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough9/21/2018
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. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/27/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$32,471
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
Worked closely with counsel to resolve claim.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $55,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988931
Claim Number : 2018017249
Date Submitted : 5/30/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
ALLIED WORLD SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
51-0331163  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Joyce M Palmisano
Street Address
1690 New Britain Ave. Suite 101
City State Zip
Farmington CT 06032
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(860) 284 - 1382 1382 (860) 284 - 1383 Joyce.Palmisano@awac.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMiguelDAttias
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3488 E. Lake Road Suite 403
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm HarborFL34685Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0303-2472$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME105839Anesthesiology - Pain Management 

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 LocationTampa Pain Relief Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/11/20164/11/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Lower Back Pain
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulator Explant
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged surgical or other foreign body retained
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged foreign object in lower back after spinal cord stimulator explant.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR11/6/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Westchase Surgery Center
Surgery Center Holdings, Inc.
Surgery Partners, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Settlement Reached Prior to Pre-Suit Period
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/9/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$55,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$3,611
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$55,000
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
Worked closely with defense counsel to resolve claim. Allied World initially paid $55,000. for the settlement. This amount was later recovered from the Insured under their Deductible Indemnity Amount under the Policy. Settlement was $55,000. paid for Dr. Attias.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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