Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Warren R Abel Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $500,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885343
Claim Number : 9941.254
Date Submitted : 5/21/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
SOUTH PINELLAS MEDICAL TRUST Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-6599936  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Andrew L Wallace
Street Address
341 3rd Street S
City State Zip
St. Petersburg FL 33701
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(727) 822 - 4600   (727) 822 - 4665 awallacespmt@gmail.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualWarrenRAbel
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1201 5th Avenue N #206
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33705Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
49503-17$500,000$1,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME62909Internal Medicine - 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
 FPinellas
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionSt. Anthony's Hospital
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/21/201512/1/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Necrotizing soft tissue buttock infection.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Previous elective cosmetic surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Extremity amputations.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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
*NR5/15/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Bayside Emergency Physicians, P.A.
St. Anthony's Hospital
Mellace, D.O., Christine
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
5/15/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$20,421
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$300,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Based on expert review as to standard of care and causation, none deemed necessary.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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