§ 34-18-6-1 Creation of fund
§ 34-18-6-2 Protection of fund; legal services; expenses
§ 34-18-6-4 Payment of claims; time for payment
§ 34-18-6-5 Warrant for payment from fund; vouchers
§ 34-18-6-6 Processing of claims; conditions of payment; settlement
§ 34-18-6-7 Exemptions from state procurement statutes

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 18 > Chapter 6 - Patient's Compensation Fund

  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5