Indiana Supreme Court Examines Ability to Use Third-Party Carrier to File Medical Malpractice Case

Indiana Supreme Court Examines Ability to Use Third-Party Carrier to File Medical Malpractice Case

Today we revisit a prior discussion of the case Moryl v. Ransone which progressed to the Indiana Supreme Court and answers the question of whether, despite the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act not listing a third-party carrier as an accepted method for filing a malpractice complaint that would toll the statute of limitations, a medical malpractice plaintiff could file a complaint using FedEx.

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Indiana Supreme Court Weighs In on Medical Malpractice Filing Deadline

Indiana Supreme Court Weighs In on Medical Malpractice Filing Deadline

This week we talk about the Indiana Supreme Court decision Miller v. Dobbs that held for purposes of the statute of limitations, that a medical malpractice action is filed with the Department of Insurance when the complaint is filed regardless of when the filing and service fees are paid. This post also goes into great depth to analyze what this decision shows us about the current composition of the Indiana Supreme Court and takes a look at the possible impact of this case upon Moryl v. Ransome with rehearing still pending before the Indiana Court of Appeals.

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Indiana Medical Malpractice Filing Using Third-Party Carrier

Indiana Medical Malpractice Filing Using Third-Party Carrier

In this installment we discuss the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Moryl v. Ransone, which addresses the impact on the statute of limitations of filing a medical malpractice claim with the Indiana Department of Insurance using a third-party carrier.

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