The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 101 authored by Sen. Bohacek regarding wrongful death damages. The bill increases the aggregate non-economic damages cap for a wrongful death action from $300,000 to $700,000
The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association testified in support of the bill. The Indiana State Medical Association, Indiana Health Care Association, and the Insurance Institute of Indiana testified in opposition. The bill passed 7-3
Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/bills/senate/101.