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Survey Shows Medical Malpractice Limits Remain Unchanged in 2016

Posted on: October 19, 2016 by Chris Murray

Recently released data based on the 2016 Medical Liability Monitor Annual Rate Survey indicates that Medical Malpractice insurance premiums remain essentially unchanged from 2015 to 2016. In fact, the industry experienced only a very slight (0.1%) cumulative decrease from last year. For the vast majority (75%) of insurers in the survey, rates remained the same […] Read More

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Indiana Passes Cap Change on Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted on: March 9, 2016 by Caitlin Morgan

Since 1999, Indiana has capped medical malpractice awards at $1.25 million. Under law SB 28, no health care provider is liable for more than $250,000 for a single malpractice incident. The total amount recoverable by the claimant is up to $1.25 million with the first $250,000 coming from the physician and the remaining $1 million […] Read More

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Indiana’s MedMal Legislation Caps to Be Reviewed

Posted on: August 11, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

  In 1999, the state of Indiana passed legislation providing for limits on the total amount recoverable by a malpractice plaintiff. Under the law, no health care provider is liable for more than $250,000 for a single malpractice incident. The total amount recoverable by the claimant is up to $1.25 million with the first $250,000 […] Read More

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E&O Insurance: E-Discovery Comes with Additional Exposures for Law

Posted on: April 23, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Many law practices, because of the breadth and scope of their work, often rely on attorneys outside the firm who are hired or outsource companies to take on some of the workload when a practice has an overload of cases to resolve. But what happens when an unsatisfied client decides to file suit, claiming negligence […] Read More

Posted in: Malpractice Insurance

Risk Management: Tips on Preventing Lawsuits Against Law Practices

Posted on: April 17, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Due to an influx in malpractice suits, stemming from an increasingly unsteady economy and other factors (such as the use of contract work to junior-level staff), it’s important for law practices to have a solid insurance program in place to protect against suits. Professional Services E&O coverage provided to your law firm clients is a […] Read More

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