Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Danny Beitelschies Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 00 8830CA WCM

Indemnity Paid: $750,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200535341
Claim Number :D00-19615-98
Date Submitted :6/1/2005
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
1000 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDanny Beitelschies
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed2675 Winkler Avenue, Suite 440
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33901Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Physician Assistant 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
PA2032Family Physicians or General Practitioners - No Surgery71529

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
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
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Ventral epidural abscess.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured participated in post coroanry artery bypass surgery follow-up. The claimant developed a sternal wound infection and later, an epidural abscess.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay in diagnosis of epidural abscess.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
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
11/16/200000 8830CA WCM
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Metke, M.D., Michael P
Sharkey, M.D., Richard G
Sidell, M.D., Peter
Lee Memorial Health Systems
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
During trial, but before court verdict.
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$750,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$3,290
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$1,292
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$750,000
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$294,462$3,500,519
Wage Loss$0$68,534
Other Expenses$28,000$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.



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