Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Jeffrey M Barrett Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2004CA-853

Indemnity Paid: $1,150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848442
Claim Number :60504
Date Submitted :2/4/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
TIG INSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
94-1517098 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualYolanda Burke
Street Address
851 Napa Valley Corp Way Suite N
CityStateZip
NapaCA94558
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(707) 225 - 3331 (707) 224 - 6858yburke@hudsoninsgroup.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJEFFREYMBARRETT
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
39269999$2,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME48947Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/23/200110/15/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Labor
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Prolongs contraction
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Birth Injury
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
2/20/20042004CA-853
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk1/14/2008
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Watson Clinic
Mammel, James B
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
7/26/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$4,852,411
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 at this time
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 2004CA-853-0000-00

Indemnity Paid: $1,150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849282
Claim Number :60504
Date Submitted :4/18/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffrey Barrett
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCF39269999$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME48947Surgery - Obstetrics 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/24/200110/6/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient in full term pregnancy presented in labor
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Emergency C-section
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis was actually made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Hospital staff failed to monitor patient's labor closely to recognize fetal distress and subsequently the deliveringobstetrician performed an emergency C-section.Newborn suffered severe complications and permanent impairment.
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
2/20/20042004CA-853-0000-00
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk7/26/2007
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
7/26/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$1,150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$108,116
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$37,246
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
Review labor & delivery protocols
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2007CA-003989-0000-0

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849264
Claim Number :WC/6951-06
Date Submitted :4/18/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffreyMBarrett
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
YD009900e$2,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME48947Surgery - Obstetrics 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER100157
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Labor and Delivery Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/27/20065/1/2007
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Vaginally delivered infant with shoulder dystocia injury.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Vaginal delivery of full term pregnancy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
This claim does not involve a misdiagnosis; the injury was recognized at the time of delivery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Shoulder dystocia
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
7/23/20072007CA-003989-0000-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk3/30/2008
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
3/30/2008
 
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$35,839
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$9,552
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
Review hospital protocols in management of shoulder dystocia
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 2003CA-004068-0000-0

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200849278
Claim Number :60314
Date Submitted :4/18/2008
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Watson Clinic LLPPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-0704934SI
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualDee Owens
Street Address
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip
LakelandFL33805
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(863) 680 - 7620 (863) 616 - 2430dowens@watsonclinic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJeffreyMBarrett
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-Insurer1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
LakelandFL33805Polk
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
HCF39269999$1,000,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME48947Surgery - Obstetrics 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FPolk
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Patient's Home 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/28/20025/15/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
31-year old patient at 34 weeks gestation with discordant twins.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Physician observed discordant twins and performed ultrasounds every two weeks.He later instituted twice weekly biophysical profiles.At 6/25/02 visit, the patient and twins were reported as doing fine, but on 6/28/02 return visit, it was discovered that the smaller of the twins had unfortunately expired.Patient was taken immediately to the hospital and an emergent c-section was performed to deliver the stillborn and live twin.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no actual misdiagnosis.Plaintiff alleged that due to a bomb threat and evacuation of the clinic building, necessitating rescheduling of an appointment, a slight delay occurred in diagnosing the expired twin.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Smaller fetus expired in-utero.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
10/28/20032003CA-004068-0000-0
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Polk3/26/2004
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
3/26/2004
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$19,561
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$7,050
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
Review appointment procedures in the case of an emergency
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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