Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. ROMUALD ALTINE, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case # 502009CA031383

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201056483
Claim Number :37923-01
Date Submitted :2/11/2010
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROMUALD ALTINE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1926 10th Ave North, Ste 202
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Lake WorthFL33461Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98623$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9570Hospitalists80814

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
COLUMBIA HOSPITAL100234
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
7/2/200711/13/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
High blood pressure and elevated blood sugar.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to diagnose deep vein thrombosis, resultant in death.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Failure to diagnose deep vein thrombosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/18/2009502009CA031383
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach1/21/2010
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
1/21/2010
 
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$5,171
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,741
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$250,000
Deductible$150,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$457,000$0
Other Expenses$11,328$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677226
Claim Number : TH-12-LLA-202656
Date Submitted : 2/18/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Team Health, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
62-1562558  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kathy A Stockton
Street Address
1900 W LOOP S. STE 1500
City State Zip
Houston TX 7727
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(713) 935 - 2404   (713) 461 - 8130 kathy_stockton@westernlitigation.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualROMUALD ALTINE
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer901 45TH STREET
CityStateZip CodeCounty
WEST PALM BEACHFL33407Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
6797264$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS9570Emergency Medicine - No Major Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPalm Beach
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionSAINT MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER - WEST PALM
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherER
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/16/20111/31/2013
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
SYMPTOMS OF SLURRED SPEECH.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
DIAGNOSED WITH TIA AND STROKE PROTOCOL WAS INITIATED. PATIENT WAS ADMITTED AND TREATED. DISCHARGED ON 8/18/10.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
NO MISDIAGNOSIS.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
SUBDURAL HEMATOMA, STOKE AND DEATH.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR1/20/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
9/15/2015
 
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$55,558
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,171
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
UNKNOWN
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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