Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Vincent J Caracciolo Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2017-CA*000711

Indemnity Paid: $357,500.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201988661
Claim Number : 70954-A
Date Submitted : 5/3/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
MEDMAL DIRECT INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
27-2813188  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Dan   Dupre
Street Address
76 S. Laura St., Suite 900
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32202
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 482 - 4068   (888) 974 - 6458 claims@medmaldirect.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVincentJCaracciolo
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3901 University Boulevard South
CityStateZip CodeCounty
JacksonvilleFL32216Duval
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
FL708556$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME90994Surgery - Vascular 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MFlagler
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLAGLER HOSPITAL100090
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherEmergency Room
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/14/20168/23/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Aortic valve stenosis and chronic shortness of breath and ultimately cardiac failure.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Office consultation and referral for diagnostic testing.
Diagnostic Code :09
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to immediately send the patient to the ER for aggressive and invasive cardiac work up.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
12/15/20172017-CA*000711
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Flagler4/5/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
First Coast Heart & Vascular Center, P.A.
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
4/3/2019
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$357,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$73,065
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
Comprehensive internal review of protocol for treating cardiac patients.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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