Medical malpractice actions

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 55, Sen. Steele’s bill on medical malpractice actions that permits a patient to bring an action against a health care provider without submitting the complaint to the Medical Review Board if the amount of the claim is not more … [Read more...]

Passenger restraint systems

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1011, authored by Rep. Torr, on passenger restraint systems. Rep. Torr introduced this bill explaining that it repeals the current provision that failure to comply with safety belt laws and child passenger restraint system laws … [Read more...]

Actions against a surveyor

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1050, authored by Rep. Ober and Rep. McMillin, on actions against a surveyor. Rep. Ober introduced this bill, and explained that it provides that an action to recover damages for a deficiency in a land survey must be brought … [Read more...]

Accounts under a power of attorney

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 57, authored by Sen. Steele as recommended by the probate section of the Indiana State Bar Association, on accounts under a power of attorney.  The bill provides that an attorney-in-fact is entitled to judicial review and … [Read more...]