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Dr. BRUCE H BIELFELT, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

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Phycicians Practice Address
Dr. BRUCE H BIELFELT, MD
1678 Dixie Beach Blvd.
US

Court Case # 17-000372-CA

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201886742
Claim Number : 350516
Date Submitted : 10/15/2018
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBruceHBielfelt
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed1678 Dixie Beach Blvd.
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SanibelFL33957Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0074101$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5642Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FLee
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Hospital/InstitutionFawcett Medical Center
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
11/13/201412/14/2016
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Epigastric pain which was ultimately diagnosed as a portal vein obstruction.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged failure to properly interpret radio graphic studies and diagnose portal vein obstruction.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
5/4/201717-000372-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte9/25/2018
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Fawcett Memorial Hospital dba Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Fawcett Medical Imaging, PA
Bielfelt, DO, Bruce
Nordgren, MD, Aaron
Moopen, MD, Moideen M
Moideen M. Moopen, MD, PA
Hull, MD, Robert A
Robert A. Hull, MD, PA
Emcare, 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
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
OtherDismissed
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$22,377
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$4,262
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$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.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case # 18000077CA

Indemnity Paid: $0.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201987765
Claim Number : 362576
Date Submitted : 1/31/2019
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
DOCTORS COMPANY, AN INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE (THE) Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
95-3014772  
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Kelly   Andrews
Street Address
12724 Gran Bay Parkway, W., Suite 400
City State Zip
Jacksonville FL 32258
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(904) 360 - 3038     kandrews@thedoctors.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBruceHBielfelt
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed21298 Olean Boulevard
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Port CharlotteFL33952Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
0074101$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS5642Radiology - Diagnostic - No Surgery 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
FAWCETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL100236
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Radiology, Emergency Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/30/201611/6/2017
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Subdural hematoma and intracerebral bleed.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured interpreted multiple diagnostic films.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
*NR
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Brain damage and ultimately death.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
2/12/201818000077CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Charlotte1/28/2019
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HCA, Inc.
Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Novy, MD, Frank J
Osprey Emergency Physicians, LLC
Leroux, MD, Pierre
FloridaEM-1 Medical Services, PA
J.H. Gatewood Emergency Services, PA
Emcare Physician Providers, Inc.
Memon, MD, Muhammed Y
Sunapee Inpatient Services, LLC
Vega, RN, Jennifer
CGH Medical Staffing, Inc.
Bielfelt, DO, B.H.
Fawcett Medical imaging, PA
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within 90 days of suit being filed.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
No Payment Made
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?No
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$0
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$23,213
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$8,825
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
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. Patient Safety referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

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