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Members share knowledge of the Plank malpractice case and ISMA activities in defense
e-Reports, April 30, 2012
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Thank you to ISMA members who agreed to share their knowledge of the Plank malpractice case in an Internet survey. In recent issues, ISMA Reports has been informing you about this case that is challenging Indiana’s cap on malpractice awards. See the April 2, 2012, issue on the ISMA website.

The threat to our 37-year-old law is real and oral arguments are set to begin later this week. The ISMA is seeking to understand members’ awareness of the case and the ISMA’s role in protecting the law.

Here are the results of our recent online unscientific survey to which 262 members responded.

Pie Chart 1
 
Are you aware that the Indiana Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act's $1.25 million cap on medical malpractice awards?
 
 Pie Chart 2
 
How important to you is it that the ISMA protects the cap on malpractice damages?
 
 Pie Chart 3
 
How would you rank ISMA efforts to protect the malpractice law?
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