September 26, 2017

Indiana Increases Cap on Medical Malpractice Payouts

Lawmakers in Indiana have approved a bill to raise a cap on medical malpractice suits. Previously, the maximum anyone could gain from suing for medical malpractice was $1.25 million. The new cap increases the amount to $1.8 million. This allows people to be awarded $550,000 more than before. The cap hasn't been raised since 1999, meaning it has … [Read more...]

EHRs Used More Frequently In Medical Malpractice Cases

A recent survey conducted by Politico found that doctors and medical professionals are using electronic health records more than ever before. Ever since the concept of keeping information on a computer system came about, opinions have been split over whether or not security is tight enough. The survey concluded that sufficient measures were in … [Read more...]