§ 34-18-10-1 Establishment of medical review panels
§ 34-18-10-2 Request for formation of panels
§ 34-18-10-3 Members; chairman; powers and duties
§ 34-18-10-4 Selection of panel members
§ 34-18-10-5 Eligibility for panel membership
§ 34-18-10-6 Selection of members by parties
§ 34-18-10-7 Selection of panel members by multiple parties
§ 34-18-10-8 Panelists to be members of defendant’s profession
§ 34-18-10-9 Selection periods; notification; selections by chairman
§ 34-18-10-10 Challenges to panel member selections
§ 34-18-10-11 Formation of panel; notice to commissioner and parties
§ 34-18-10-12 Excusing members from service
§ 34-18-10-13 Panel expert opinion; time for issuance
§ 34-18-10-14 Sanction for failure to act as required by chapter
§ 34-18-10-15 Removal of chairman
§ 34-18-10-16 Removal of panel member
§ 34-18-10-17 Evidence; oath
§ 34-18-10-18 Communication with panel by parties or their agents prohibited
§ 34-18-10-19 Preparation of opinion by chairman
§ 34-18-10-20 Convening and questioning of panel
§ 34-18-10-21 Duties of panel in conduct of inquiry; access to information
§ 34-18-10-22 Expert opinions
§ 34-18-10-23 Report of panel as evidence at trial; members as witnesses
§ 34-18-10-24 Immunity from civil liability
§ 34-18-10-25 Compensation of members
§ 34-18-10-26 Copies of reports

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 18 > Chapter 10 - Medical Review Panel

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.