Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. JOHN J BACHA, MD Medical Malpractice Cases, Lawsuits, and Complaints

Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $200,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201471795
Claim Number : CL-00219
Date Submitted : 9/5/2014
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Martin Memorial Medical Center, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-063787 4102
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Maureen   Williams
Street Address
P.O. Box 9010
City State Zip
Stuart FL 34995
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(772) 288 - 5899     maureen.williams@martinhealth.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohnJBacha
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerP.O. BOX 9010
CityStateZip CodeCounty
StuartFL34995Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Trust-2014 HPL$5,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS11728Surgery - General 

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Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MMartin
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MARTIN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER100044
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
6/22/20132/24/2014
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Inflammation in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen and apendicitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Exploratory laparoscopy/appendectomy.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Intraoperative injury to the aorta upon placement of the Visiport Trocar requiring surgical repair of the aorta.
Severity Of Injury
Temporary: Major - Burns, surgical material left, drug side effect, brain damage. Recovery delayed.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR8/25/2014
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Martin Memorial Physician Corp.
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
8/25/2014
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$200,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$11,000
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 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
This matter was reviewed by a surgical expert on behalf of the surgeon who opined that the physician's care was within the applicable standard of care and that the injury sustained was a known and recognized risk of the procedure. However; for business reasons a confidential settlement was reached in lieu of the risk of the uncertainty of trial.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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

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Court Case #

Indemnity Paid: $81,000.00

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number : M201677575
Claim Number : CL-00353
Date Submitted : 3/15/2016
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer Name Coverage Type
Martin Memorial Medical Center, Inc. Primary
Insurer FEIN Professional License Number
59-063787 4102
Insurer Contact Information
Type First Name MI Last Name
Individual Maureen   Williams
Street Address
P.O. Box 9010
City State Zip
Stuart FL 34995
Phone Ext Fax E-Mail Address
(772) 288 - 5899     maureen.williams@martinhealth.org
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualJohn Bacha
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Self-InsurerPO Box 9010
CityStateZip CodeCounty
StuartFL34995Martin
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Trust-2015 HPL$5,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS11728Surgery - General 

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


 
 
Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FMartin
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
MARTIN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER100044
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
5/31/20136/18/2015
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Hiatal Hernia
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
DaVinci Robotic hiatal hernia repair with nissen fundoplication.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
There was no misdiagnosis.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
The patient developed a recurrence of the hiatal hernia approximately 6 months post-op and ultimately returned to surgery.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs. Includes non-disabling injuries.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
 *NR
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
*NR2/11/2016
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Martin Memorial Physician Corporation
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/16/2016
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$81,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$15,300
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 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
Case was reviewed by expert surgeon and standard of care was met. Case was resolved for business reasons.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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