Chapter 0.5 Implementation
Chapter 1 Application
Chapter 2 Definitions
Chapter 3 Need to Qualify; Qualification Procedure
Chapter 4 Establishment of Financial Responsibility
Chapter 5 Surcharge
Chapter 6 Patient’s Compensation Fund
Chapter 7 Statute of Limitations
Chapter 8 Commencement of a Medical Malpractice Action
Chapter 9 Reporting and Review of Claims
Chapter 10 Medical Review Panel
Chapter 11 Preliminary Determination of Affirmative Defense or Issue of Law or Fact; Discovery
Chapter 12 Liability Based on Breach of Contract; Informed Consent
Chapter 13 Malpractice Coverage
Chapter 14 Limits on Damages
Chapter 15 Payment From the Patient’s Compensation Fund
Chapter 16 Evidence of Advanced Payment; Assignability of Claim
Chapter 17 Residual Malpractice Insurance Authority
Chapter 18 Attorney’s Fees

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 18 - Medical Malpractice

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • cost of the periodic payments agreement: means the amount expended by the health care provider (or its insurer), the commissioner, or the commissioner and the health care provider (or its insurer), at the time the periodic payments agreement is made, to obtain the commitment from a third party to make available money for use as future payment, the total of which may exceed the limits provided in section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 34-18-14-1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • periodic payments agreement: means a contract between a health care provider (or its insurer) and the patient (or the patient's estate), under which the health care provider is relieved from possible liability in consideration of:

    Indiana Code 34-18-14-2

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.