Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases In Orange County Florida

Dr. HAROLD E SMITH Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2012-CA-843

Indemnity Paid: $8,000,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201885405
Claim Number : PP072655
Date Submitted : 5/30/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHAROLDESMITH
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed501 N Orlando Avenue Suite 313-247
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PP-P94718-11-0$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME77300Psychiatry - All Other 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
CENTRAL FLORIDA BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL23960083
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/22/20108/17/2011
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Panic attacks, suicidal ideation, agoraphobia, depression, anxiety and pain.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Over sedation with Oxycodone leading to respiratory arrest.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Over sedation leading to cardiac arrest and death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/24/20122012-CA-843
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange2/14/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Central Florida Behavioral Hospital
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/14/2018
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$8,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$445,571
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$184,528
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$8,000,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. AMANPREET BHULLAR Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2009-CA-006622-0

Indemnity Paid: $4,500,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201262648
Claim Number :10017
Date Submitted :6/5/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FD INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
20-3704679 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32256
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 - 1013mdixon@fldic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAMANPREET BHULLAR
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1551 Clay Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10600$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME86331Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/20/20066/17/2008
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presentd to Insured with complaints of severe headache for two days.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
None performed.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Patient was diagnosed with probable tension headahes by Insured. Approximately 12 hours later patient malformation.suffered a rupture of an arterior venous malformation.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to hospitalize and manage patient's hypertension, failure to recommend immediate neurological evaluation.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Major - Paraplegia, blindness, loss of two limbs, brain damage.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/29/20082009-CA-006622-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange12/9/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Winnie Palmer Hospital
Orlando Health, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherHung Jury
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/9/2011
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$4,500,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$754,619
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
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the Insured and Risk Management was notified.Risk Management has discussed the case with the Insured.
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:1/10/2012 10:14:46 AM
Reason for Change:Date of disposition was incorrect and Date of Payment was incorrect.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition09-DEC-1009-DEC-11
Payment Date09-DEC-1009-DEC-11
 
Date of Change:6/5/2012 1:32:16 PM
Reason for Change:Additional ALAE received.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel740133754619

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Ayodeji Otegbeye Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CI002-2410

Indemnity Paid: $3,205,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536816
Claim Number :14786
Date Submitted :11/8/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAyodeji Otegbeye
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed615 E. Princeton Street, Suite 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32803Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600354 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME58278Pediatrics - Minor Surgery69001

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/18/200111/27/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Septic arthritis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gentamicin treatment
Diagnostic Code :380.1
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly manage Gentamicin
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/2002CI002-2410
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange9/6/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Desai, M.D., Vivek
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/3/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,205,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$200,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$60,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$3,205,000
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
Risk Management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/8/2005 8:07:57 AM
Reason for Change:Corrected final disposition date
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition03-MAY-0506-SEP-05

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. JOSEPH KEELEY Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 03ca7861

Indemnity Paid: $3,000,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200537074
Claim Number :HP74026736
Date Submitted :10/7/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Keeley, Joseph JPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
36-6522403ME75445
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCynthiaFRogers
Street Address
111 N. Orlando Ave.
CityStateZip
Winter ParkFL32703
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 975 - 1422 (407) 975 - 1570cynthia.rogers@ahss.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJOSEPH KEELEY
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer615 E. Princeton St., #416
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32803Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
8528-108$7,500,000$7,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME75445Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSeminole
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityGroup Home
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Otherbedroom
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/22/20021/9/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Autistic self injurious behavior
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Misfilling of a prescription by a pharmacy and administration of the improper dose.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Methadone prescription by Dr. Keely was misfilled by the pharmacy at 10 times the ordered dose and administered by the Group Home resulting in the death of the child.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/26/200303ca7861
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange7/28/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Hospice of the Comforter, Inc.
James, Soucey
American Living, Inc.
Behavioral Support Services, Inc.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After notice of appeal is filed or post judgment relief of action is required for recovery.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
6/6/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$3,000,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
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
This claim resulted from an error by other parties.Dr. Keeley's management of the decedent was proper.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Wistar Moore Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2003-CA-011918-0

Indemnity Paid: $1,875,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201059355
Claim Number :24245-01
Date Submitted :12/9/2010
 
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
IndividualWistar Moore
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed700 Doctor's Court
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LeesburgFL34748Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
98122$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME64685Surgery - Cardiovascular Disease80150

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/8/20016/7/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Coronary artery disease.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Coronary artery bypass surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged injury to liver from placement of chest tube following surgery.On post-op day 3, the patient had a cardiopulmonary arrest, which caused limited cognitive impairment.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage.Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/16/20042003-CA-011918-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange11/18/2010
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Hospital
Sand, M.D., Mark
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff after appeal ... 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
11/18/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,875,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$210,638
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$141,702
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,875,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$136,000$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
It was questionable the liver was injured at the time of surgery as the patient remained stable for three days without any symptoms until the time of the cardiopulmonary arrest.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Vivek Desai Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # CI002-2410

Indemnity Paid: $1,795,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200536817
Claim Number :14788
Date Submitted :11/8/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247cwehner@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualVivek Desai
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed615 E. Princeton Street Suite 400
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32803Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600354 00$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61521Pediatrics - Minor Surgery49523

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Critical Care Unit 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
4/18/200111/27/2001
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Septic arthritis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gentamicin treatment
Diagnostic Code :380.1
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to properly manage Gentamicin
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/15/2002CI002-2410
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange9/6/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Otegbeye, Ayodeji
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Directed verdict for plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/3/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,795,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$200,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$60,000
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,795,000
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
Risk Management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:11/8/2005 8:11:56 AM
Reason for Change:Corrected final disposition date
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition03-MAY-0506-SEP-05

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Curtis J Weaver Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 2010-CA-011293-0

Indemnity Paid: $1,750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201058932
Claim Number :29588/32894
Date Submitted :3/11/2011
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCurtisJWeaver
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1613 N. Mills Avenue
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32803Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600508 07$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55044Surgery - Cardiovascular Disease 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/11/20082/13/2009
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Non-ST-elevated myocardial infarction
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Cardiac catheterization with complication of air embolism
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to recognize air in the catheter tubing resulting in MI
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
MI as complication of air embolism
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/14/20102010-CA-011293-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/4/2011
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Florida Heart Group, PA
Adventist System/Sunbelt, Inc d/b/a Florida 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
10/21/2010
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$25,976
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$20,838
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$1,000,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$51,142$4,571,406
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$35,000$4,300,000
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Risk management has counseled insured
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:3/11/2011 11:56:21 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect Court Document final disposition date of 03/04/11
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Date of Final Disposition21-OCT-1004-MAR-11

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Curtis J Weaver Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-CA-13926

Indemnity Paid: $1,416,750.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263569
Claim Number :26290
Date Submitted :5/24/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCurtisJWeaver
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1613 N Mills Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32803Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600508 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME55044Surgery - Cardiovascular Disease 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/22/20056/21/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Presumptive diagnosis of infective endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No alleged misdiagnosis
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infective endocarditis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/24/200707-CA-13926
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/19/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Lanza, MD, Salvador
Shoemaker, DO, James R
Walker, MD, John L
Tello, MD, Javier E
Arias, MD, JoseH
Kapoor, MD, Rajan
Florida Heart Group
University Medical Care, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/19/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,416,750
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$149,928
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$103,585
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$86,672$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
 
 
Date of Change:4/18/2012 12:35:48 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to correct diagnosis, misdiagnosis, disposition, and indemnity paid fields.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid12500001083250
Final DiagnosisInfective endocarditisPresumptive diagnosis of infective endocarditis
MisdiagnosisAlleged delay in diagnosisNo alleged misdiagnosis
Final DispositionDisposed of by CourtSettled by parties
 
Date of Change:5/24/2012 6:08:30 PM
Reason for Change:File updated to reflect correct indemnity payment of $1,416,750
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid10832501416750

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Nader Moinfar Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 05-CA-1391

Indemnity Paid: $1,250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200640332
Claim Number :B04012941
Date Submitted :4/21/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualFinch Carolyn
Street Address
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
CityStateZip
ChicagoIL60606
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(312) 267 - 6056 (312) 606 - 9181Carolyn_Finch@tigspecialty.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualNader Moinfar
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1911 N MILLS AVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
ORLANDOFL32803-1432Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39250853$2,000,000$5,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME80949Ophthalmology - Minor Surgery 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
3/19/20018/2/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to insured opthamologist with metal shard in right eye from printing press he was repairing.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Opthamologist removed portion of metal shard with aid of vitrector.He believed he had removed all of shard, but had only removed part.Patient underwent lens replacement and corneal transplant to deal with eyeball irritation and swelling believed to have resulted from removal of shard.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
In August of 2003, CT scan confirmed that significant metal shard remained in eye, which was causing ongoing symptomology.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
By the time the shard was finally removed, siderosis had set in requiring evisceration of the eyeball.Patient has no vision out of right eye causing problems with depth perception and lack of peripheral vision.He also is required to wear and maintain a scleral shell.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/16/200505-CA-1391
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/6/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Herschel, Mark K
Magruder Eye Institute
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
OtherDismissal with prejudice
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
1/27/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$402,383
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$138,793$58,808
Wage Loss$73,942$576,074
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Take follow-up CT scan following foreign object removal to ensure all has been removed.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

Dr. Salvador N Lanza Medical Malpractice Lawsuits - Court Case # 07-CA-13926

Indemnity Paid: $1,083,250.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M201263568
Claim Number :26289
Date Submitted :5/24/2012
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
58-1449198 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeEntity Name
EntityMAG Mutual Insurance Company
Street Address
8427 South Park Circle Suite 130
CityStateZip
OrlandoFL32819
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(407) 370 - 3813 (407) 370 - 2247ctschanz@magmutual.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualSalvadorNLanza
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1613 N Mills Ave.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
OrlandoFL32801Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
PSL 1600508 05$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53222Surgery - Cardiovascular Disease 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MOrange
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FLORIDA HOSPITAL (ORLANDO)100007
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/22/20056/21/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Infective endocarditis
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
No iatrogenic injury
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis made
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Infective endocarditis
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/24/200707-CA-13926
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Orange3/19/2012
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Weaver, MD, Curtis
Shoemaker, DO, James R
Walker, MD, John L
Tello, MD, Javier E
Arias, MD, Jose H
Kapoor, MD, Rajan
Florida Heart Group
University Medical Care, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
After court verdict and prior to filing of notice of appeal.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
Judgment for the plaintiff. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
3/19/2012
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,083,250
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$149,928
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$103,585
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$86,672$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
 
 
Date of Change:4/18/2012 11:13:17 AM
Reason for Change:Report updated to correct the misdiagnosis, disposition, and indemnity paid fields.
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid12500001416750
MisdiagnosisAlleged delay in diagnosisNo misdiagnosis made
Final DispositionDisposed of by CourtSettled by parties
 
Date of Change:5/24/2012 5:32:11 PM
Reason for Change:Report updated to reflect correct idemnity payment
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Indemnity Paid14167501083250

 

 

This page is not displaying certain sensitive information.

View All Medical Malpractice Cases In Orange County Florida
Alachua Baker Bay Bradford Brevard Broward Calhoun Charlotte Citrus Clay Collier Columbia Dade Desoto Dixie Duval Escambia Flagler Franklin Gadsden Hamilton Hardee Hendry Hernando Highlands Hillsborough Indian River Jackson Lake Lee Leon Levy Madison Manatee Marion Martin Monroe Nassau Okaloosa Okeechobee Orange Osceola Out of state Palm Beach Pasco Pinellas Polk Putnam Santa Rosa Sarasota Seminole St. Johns St. Lucie Sumter Suwannee Taylor Volusia Walton