Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Ronald Bathaw Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2017CA184

Indemnity Paid: $325,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201783539
Claim Number : 159027
Date Submitted : 11/1/2017
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
NORCAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
94-2301054  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Richard   Petersen
Street Address
4651 Salisbury Rd. #410
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32256
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 309 - 8142   (904) 394 - 7134 rpetersen@norcal-group.com
 
Insured Information
 
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual RONALD   BATHAW
Insurer Type Street Address of Practice
Licensed 80 Pinnacles Drive
City State Zip Code County
Palm Coast FL 32164 Volusia
Policy Number Per Claim Policy Limits Aggregate Policy Limits
719228N $250,000 $750,000
Profession or Business Other Profession or Business
Medical Doctor  
License Number Specialty Code & Classification Certification Number
ME46366 Surgery - Orthopedic  

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Injured Person Information
 
First Name MI Last Name Date of Birth
       
Street Address Gender County where Injury Occurred
  F Volusia
City State Zip Code
     
Location where injury occured Other location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility  
Name of Institution Code
FLAGLER HOSPITAL 100090
Location of Institutional Injury Other Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite  
Date of Occurrence Date Reported to Insurer
5/7/2015 10/11/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Mrs. Yonick suffered from severe degenerative arthritis in her left thumb requiring surgery performed by Dr. Ronald Bathaw on or about 05/07/15.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Mrs. Yonick underwent a left thumb joint stabilization using a mini-tightrope procedure implant and allograft tendon.
Diagnostic Code :  
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Mrs. Yonick alleges that she suffered additional lacerations in her left hand as she underwent a left thumb joint stabilization using a mini-tightrope procedure implant and allograft tendon.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of Suit Circuit Court Case Number
10/19/2017 2017CA184
County Suit Filed in Date of Final Disposition
Volusia 10/30/2017
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 Decision Other
Other Settled between parties
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
10/30/2017
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff? Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured $325,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel $16,381
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 Date Anticipated
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 the case have been discussed with risk management & the insured physician.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 05-000338CA

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200747406
Claim Number :31693-01
Date Submitted :10/22/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRonald Bathaw
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
LicensedP. O. Box 352077
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Palm CoastFL32135Flagler
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
10762$500,000$1,500,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME46366Surgery - Orthopedic80154

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FFlagler
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
  
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
12/25/200211/30/2004
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Transverse fracture through mid portion of patella with gross displacement of fragments, left patella.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Open reduction with internal fixation of left patella with tension band wiring technique and Steinmann pins.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Malunion of fracture of left patella.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Minor - Infections, misset fracture, fall in hospital. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
3/30/200505-000338CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Flagler10/3/2007
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
10/3/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$14,638
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$11,157
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$50,000
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
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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