Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. OSCAR D BENTINGANAN, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2013-CA-014229

Indemnity Paid: $125,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201573107
Claim Number : 59195301
Date Submitted : 1/7/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
PHYSICIANS INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
13-4235490  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Antrine   Long
Street Address
361 E Hillsboro Blvd.
City State Zip
Deerfield Beach FL 33441
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 5184   (954) 944 - 1382 along@picinsurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOscarDBentinganan
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2045 Glenwood Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32792Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
137953$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71849Internal Medicine - 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
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherDr.'s Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/3/201110/25/2012
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient with uncontrolled diabetes presented to the insured due to swelling in her right leg and blisters on 011/03/2011
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured assessed the patient and appreciated cellulitis/abscess of the leg and prescribed medication for such. He also ordered X-rays and instructed patient to follow up in one week.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient later went to the ER with progressive symptoms of infection. The patient was admitted, and underwent a below-the-knee amputation one week after being seen by the insured.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/27/20132013-CA-014229
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange12/10/2014
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
12/15/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,252
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$16,274
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
Non applicable
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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