Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Qahtan Abdulfattah, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $212,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201987798
Claim Number : 59296001
Date Submitted : 2/8/2019
 
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 John D King
Street Address
901 south mopac Blvd V ste 400
City State Zip
Austin TX 78746
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(512) 425 - 5940   (512) 328 - 8067 john-king@tmlt.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualQahtan Abdulfattah
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed11323 Cortez Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrooksvilleFL34613Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
133409$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME92671Neurology - Including Child - 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
 MHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER100032
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/8/20176/20/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Decedent presented to the hospital ED with complaints of back pain. She was admitted and thru the course of work-up, she was diagnosed with a lumbar epidural abscess
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Decedent seen by many specialists as consultants included reporting physician. Following an MRI and lab results indication signs of infection, Decedent was diagnosed with spinal abscess
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Plaintiffs alleged the many physicians involved in Decedent's care failed to timely diagnose the spinal abscess and failed to address the condition, which led to the Decedent death.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Principal injury was the spinal abscess which caused the patient presenting symptoms of back pain.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
*NR1/10/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/23/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$212,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,384
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$10,232
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$212,500
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
none taken
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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