Medical Malpractice Claims

19Jun

How do I know if I have a medical malpractice claim?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

Doctors are expected to follow the recognized standard of care when treating a patient. When they fail to do so, and a patient is seriously injured, that may be a case of medical malpractice. Some medical errors are obvious. For…

19Jun

Is there a limit on how much an injured person or family may receive in a medical malpractice claim?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

The Indiana Medical Malpractice Act limits awards to $1.8 million. The Healthcare provider’s liability is limited to $500,000. The Indiana Patient Compensation Fund pays the balance, if any, up to the limit. The fund covers a wide range of health…