Is there a limit on how much a person can recover for a malpractice claim?

Is there a limit on how much a person can recover for a malpractice claim?

Yes, under Indiana law, the defendant and the insurance carrier are responsible for the first $250,000. of damages. The Indiana Department of Insurance is responsible to pay for additional damages up to $1,000,000.

If a jury would award a higher amount, the judge must reduce the award to the maximum recovery of $1,250,000.

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