Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Keith Banton Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08-2847 CA

Indemnity Paid: $42,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201056481
Claim Number :59146301
Date Submitted :2/11/2010
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJames CO'Hare
Street Address
3200 NE 14th Street
Pompano BeachFL33062
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(954) 788 - 5610 (954) 944 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKeith Banton
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed3230 NE 15th Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Panama CityFL32405Bay
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME85024Physicians or Surgeons - Major Surgery.NOC classification. 

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
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
50 year old male presented to Bay Medical Center with complaints of headache and neck pain.He was admitted by the insured and a neuro logical consult was requested.A CAT scan of the head was done and was positive for a intracranial bleed.The patient started to decline and he was transferred to Shands Hospital where he expired.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
A cerebral bleed without trauma (stroke) origin unknown.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged delay by the neurosurgeon to perform surgery.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cerebral hemmorage due to stroke.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
8/13/200808-2847 CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Saleh, Firas
Bay Medical Center
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
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$42,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$64,000
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,205
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$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
None taken
No updates found.



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