Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Bret Baynham Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CA02-10557

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200744463
Claim Number :225848A
Date Submitted :2/15/2007
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0202 (954) 838 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBret Baynham
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3401 PGA Boulevard, Suite 500
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm Beach GardensFL33410Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME53603Surgery - Orthopedic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

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
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Congenital abnormalities of the right upper and lower extremities
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Failure to order MRI
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to investigate a spinal dermoid cyst. Later developed an infection in the spine, resulting in a neurogenic bladder and difficulty with ambulation
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach2/7/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Columbia Palms West Hospital
Abellon, M.D., Juan
Wellington Pediatrics
Kircher, M.D., Tom
Goodman, M.D., Steven
Arthritis Assoc of South FL
Sherron, M.D., Patricia
Associates in Pediatric Cardiology
Rodriguez-Cortes, M.D., Hector
Children's Hematology & Oncology Assoc.
Mateo, M.D., Jose
Palm Beach Ped Infec Disease
Palm Beach Ortho Inst
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. 
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
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$114,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$100,151
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$149,849$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
No updates found.



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