Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. MICHAEL BAYS Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 10-CA-002420

Indemnity Paid: $365,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201470846
Claim Number :FP3956701
Date Submitted :5/20/2014
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualKelly Andrews
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed4790 Barkley Circle, Bldg. A
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Fort MyersFL33907Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS6177Gastroenterology - Minor 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
Other Outpatient FacilityGastroenterology Assoc. of S. Florida
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Special Procedure Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Monitoring Colonoscopy-constipation recently.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Colonoscopy and polypectomy x 6
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
CT 6 months later identified cm mass in tissue adjacent to ileocecal valve. Expert reviewer opined colonoscopy performed within the standard of care.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Delay in diagnosis of focal invasive adenocarcinoma.
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
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Gastroenterology Associates of S.W. Florida.
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
OtherOrder of dismissal
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$365,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$85,168
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$37,074
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
No updates found.



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