Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. NALIN PATEL, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. NALIN PATEL, MD
3450 E. Fletcher Avenue, Suite 350
US

Court Case # 7-006789-Div G

Indemnity Paid: $5,500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201574319
Claim Number : 324676
Date Submitted : 4/16/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6614702  
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
IndividualNALIN PATEL
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3450 E. Fletcher Avenue, Suite 350
CityStateZip CodeCounty
TampaFL33613Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
ADFP70602$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME74638Otorhinolaryngology - 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
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
University Community Hospital100173
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/8/20056/24/2005
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to hospital on 6/14/2005 for fever following previously performed tonsillectomy and treated for suspected Epstein Barr infection and subsequently developed hepatic failure from underlying herpes simplex virus and expired.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Tonsillectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat underlying herpes simplex virus resulting in hepatic failure and death.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
6/13/20077-006789-Div G
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough3/12/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
University Community Hospital
Wilde, Richard
Goodman, Arnold
Jacob, Salil
Perkins, Emily
Fiallos, Mariano
Derasari, Manjul
Han, John
Page-Lieberman, Judith
Pediatric Health Care Alliance
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
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$5,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$291,319
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$294,928
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
 
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