Q: What is criteria to file a malpractice claim in the state of Indiana?

The doctor misdiagnosed my injury, delayed my treatment, and altered my restriction paperwork with my knowledge. Which I believe all of these act to be intentional base on audio recordings of our conversation ( the doctors contradictions on treatment) this was all due to my former employer who forced me to involve Osha just to be able to see this doctor.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you have a meaningful consult with an Indiana attorney based on state-specific elements of law, the criteria for med mal claims are fairly standard throughout the nation in the most general sense. The criteria are based on breaching a duty of care owed to the patient, damages, and a causal relationship between the breach and damages. However, your question introduces other elements that might suggest an independent medical exam or similar type of employment-related or disability-related evaluation. I've only outlined general principles. If you reached out to an Indiana attorney to discuss in further detail, they should be able to offer more meaningful and specific guidance here. Good luck

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