Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Michael Bartfield Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 09-CA-39883

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201263434
Claim Number :10338
Date Submitted :9/11/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMelodee Dixon
Street Address
4655 Salisbury Road
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 296 - 2887209(904) 296 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMichael Bartfield
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1551 Clay Street
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Winter ParkFL32789Orange
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME71558Surgery - Obstetrics - Gynecology 

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
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Patient presented to Insured complaining of post-coital bleeding and irregular menses.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Exploratory laparoscopy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None made.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged failure to detect a bowel perforation during surgery.
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Wilstrup, M.D., Mark
OB & GYN Specialists, P.A.
Orlando Health, Inc.
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$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$80,487
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$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Circumstances of this case have been discussed with the Insured and Risk Management was notified.Risk Management has discussed the case with the Insured.
Date of Change:9/11/2012 8:11:59 AM
Reason for Change:Additional ALAE received.
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
Amount of Loss Adjustment Expense Paid to Defense Counsel7474980487



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