Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. James G Arterburn Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 07004481-CI

Indemnity Paid: $2,500.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056755
Claim Number :9941.10 (Stanfield)
Date Submitted :3/19/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
P.O. Box 33020
St. PetersburgFL33733
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 522 - 7777211(727) 521 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed10112 TARPON DRIVE
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Treasure IslandFL33706Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME23326Nuclear Medicine 

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
Hospital Outpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Morbid obesity.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Gastric bypass surgery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged incomplete stapling of stomach by surgeon.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Butler, M.D., Michael B
Palms of Pasadena 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. 
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$2,500
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$41,385
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$35,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Dr. Arterburn and independent experts carefully reviewed x-rays many times and found no misinterpretation.
No updates found.



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