Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Vatsala S Sastry Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2019-000103-CA

Indemnity Paid: $1,125,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988546
Claim Number : 70682/72500
Date Submitted : 4/19/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (404) 842 - 3319 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVatsalaSSastry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed15435 Cortez Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrooksvilleFL34613Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600634 16$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68115Infectious Diseases - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHernando
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/24/201810/12/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Left leg infection
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
IV Vancomycin
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to recognize prior sensitivity to Vancomycin
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Allergic reaction
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/25/20192019-000103-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hernando4/4/2019
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
4/4/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,125,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$225,035
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,573
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$10,000$300,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $212,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988180
Claim Number : 69229
Date Submitted : 3/16/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813   (404) 842 - 3319 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVATSALASSASTRY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed15435 Cortez Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrooksvilleFL34613Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600634 16$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68115Infectious Diseases - Minor Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FHernando
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
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/2/20176/18/2018
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Epidural abscess
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis and treatment of epidural abscess
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Sepsis
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
*NR2/25/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bayfront Health
Amarchand, MD, Lingappa
Abdulfattah, MD, Qahtan Ali
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
2/25/2019
 
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$27,850
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$15,534
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$234,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

Court Case # 17-CA-010013

Indemnity Paid: $48,750.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886867
Claim Number : 62538
Date Submitted : 10/26/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
58-1449198  
Insurer Contact Information
Type Entity Name
Entity MAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
City State Zip
Orlando FL 32819
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(407) 470 - 3813   (404) 842 - 3319 ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVatsalaSSastry
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed15435 Cortez Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
BrooksvilleFL34613Hernando
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600634 15$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME68115Infectious Diseases - Minor 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
OAK HILL HOSPITAL100264
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/31/20156/19/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Aspergillus fumingatus
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat aspergillus fumingatus
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Aspergillus fumingatus
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
11/8/201717-CA-010013
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Hillsborough10/9/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Amarchand, MD, Lingappa
Kolli, MD, Anitha
Mehta, MD, Mukesh H
Oak Hill Hospital
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
10/9/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$48,750
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$31,684
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,605
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$708,000$0
Wage Loss$0$500,000
Other Expenses$0$300,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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