Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Robert Abello, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201576468
Claim Number : SAM-IG-006659
Date Submitted : 12/7/2015
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SAMARITAN RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3433505  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701 carol.lobacz@nccrms.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Abello
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8900 North Kendall Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
MiamiFL33176Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SPL 1060$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78332Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS' HOSPITAL100020
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/7/20135/27/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness and weakness/vertigo.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no treatment that caused injury to the patient.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
It is unknown if the patient was misdiagnosed. A CT of the brain was normal.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Approximately one month after seen in the ED, the patient sustained a cerebral vascular accident after air and ground travel out of the country. Her attorney alleged a failure to rule out a transient ischemic attack and failure to order antiplatelet therapy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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
*NR10/26/2015
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Hospital
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
10/26/2015
 
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$4,177
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,211
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
Not applicable.
 
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: $2,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201679449
Claim Number : SAM-IG-006864
Date Submitted : 8/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SAMARITAN RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
20-3433505  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual NANCY   CARR
Street Address
11440 SW 88th STREET
City State Zip
MIAMI FL 33176
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(305) 274 - 4070   (305) 274 - 2701 carol.lobacz@nccrms.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRobert Abello
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed5000 University Drive
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Coral GablesFL33146Dade
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
SPL 1044$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME78332Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MDade
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS' HOSPITAL100020
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/11/201510/29/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Embedded fish hook in neck.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
There was no operation, diagnostic or treatment procedure rendered causing the injury.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis of this patient.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Patient presented with fish hook embedded in his neck, which was difficult to remove resulting in neck exploration and laceration repair under MAC anesthesia by a specialist. The claimant alleged a failure to remove the fish hook resulting in surgery. This case was settled as a business decision and without an admission of liability in order to avoid protracted litigation.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Slight - Lacerations, contusions, minor scars, rash. No delay.

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
*NR7/9/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Doctors Hospital
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
7/9/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$2,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$148
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$2,299
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$2,500
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
Not applicable.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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