Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Harold Bafitis Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 502005CA000293

Indemnity Paid: $187,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200535658
Claim Number :239912
Date Submitted :6/30/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
95-3014772 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJosie Maldonado
Street Address
The Doctors Company, 13450 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 160
CityStateZip
SunriseFL33323
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 858 - 0480 (954) 838 - 7480JMaldonado@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualHarold Bafitis
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1500 Corporate Center Way, Suite 101
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Village of WellingtonFL33414Palm Beach
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
62951$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5647Surgery - Plastic 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPalm 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
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
9/12/200210/14/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged defect in the upper contour of the ear.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured performed a bilateral otoplasty on the patient.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Bilateral ear protrusion.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/12/2005502005CA000293
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Palm Beach6/22/2005
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
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
6/24/2005
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$187,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$12,000
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
Unknown
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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