Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. RAUL ALVAREZ, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 2019-CA-002518

Indemnity Paid: $350,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201990027
Claim Number : 47963
Date Submitted : 9/24/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Lakeland Regional Health Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-265045 4413
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Traci   Burchell
Street Address
1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd
City State Zip
Lakeland FL 33804
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(863) 687 - 1025     traci.burchell@mylrh.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRaul Alvarez
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer430 E Central Ave
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter HavenFL33880Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
LRMC2018$3,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME50256Pediatrics - 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
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/20/201710/22/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital heart disease
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
misdiagnosis
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
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
6/19/20192019-CA-002518
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk9/3/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/3/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$350,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,484
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
providers will refer patients with cardiac symptoms to cardiologist
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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