As attorneys who practice frequently in the area of medical negligence, it is not uncommon to be presented with a case in which the plaintiff seeks damages under both the Medical Malpractice Act (MMA) and the Wrongful Death Act. This article describes how these statutes work together, how to apply the caps, and discusses when a provider can be responsible for paying more than the MMA cap.
The ancient novel "The Book of the City of Ladies" serves as a reminder that in this and other unexpected places one can learn (or relearn) tactics to hone our craft. More broadly, it is reminder that today — as in fifteenth century France — there remains a need for effective advocates.
This year, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana has participated as amicus in a variety of issues of significant interest to the defense bar. Here is a look at those cases in the Indiana Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
hen DTCI members receive the current issue of the Indiana Civil Litigation Review, they should take a moment to thank not only the authors but also the members of the board of editors who volunteer their time to produce a quality publication. Through their efforts, the Review is a publication of which we may all be proud.
The DTCI’s flagship publication, the Indiana Civil Litigation Review, will be distributed soon. Members and subscribers can anticipate another issue full of valuable information and analyses by leaders of Indiana’s defense bar.