Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. John Bartone Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # CI02MP22

Indemnity Paid: $150,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M200642440
Claim Number :V0J3215
Date Submitted :10/2/2006
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
916 St. Germain Street - Ste 110
St. CloudMN56301
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(320) 252 - 908710(320) 252 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohn Bartone
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed200 2nd Ave. South, Ste 204
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33701Hillsborough
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME61197Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

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 Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Breast cancer.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Spinal MRI.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
No misdiagnosis; patient contended that spinal abnormalities should have led to referral for additional testing, and had this been done, breast cancer would have been diagnosed sooner.Subsequent providers reviewed spinal films and they too did not refer the patient for further testing based upon the artifact found on the MRI's.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Breast cancer and subsequent death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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
Osceola Regional Hospital
Yu, Bu-Fan
Navix Radiology Systems
Pratt, Allan
Gerhardt, William
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$150,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$52,789
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$5,002
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$150,000
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
Not known.
No updates found.



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