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How to Catch Medical Billing ErrorsHow to Catch Medical Billing Errors September 8, 2015One in 10 medical bills contains a claims error, according to a study conducted by the American Medical Association. Another study done by the Access Project, a Boston-based health care advocacy group, found billing errors occur in up to 80 percent of cases. While the actual frequency of billing errors...How the Non-Profit ‘Joint Commission’ Strives to...Non-Profit ‘Joint Commission’ to Improve Healthcare September 8, 2015An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. According to their Mission Statement,...What You Should Know About Special Needs TrustsWhat You Should Know About Special Needs TrustsSeptember 7, 2015If you want to leave money or property to a loved one with a disability, you must plan carefully. Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Stage CollapseIndiana Appeals Court Upholds Stage Collapse Liability LimitMarch 26, 2015The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the state's $5 million cap on liability damages in a case brought by a 13-year-old Ohio girl who was hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair. Cook IVC Filter MDL Litigation Heading to...Cook IVC Filter MDL Litigation Heading to Southern INMarch 26, 2015According to the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML), all pending federally filed Cook inferior vena cava (IVC) filter product liability and personal injury lawsuits will be consolidated and centralized to be heard in the Southern District of Indiana, for coordinated pretrial proceedings. Cook IVC Filters are small...Lawsuit Alleges Theft of Drugs by RNLawsuit Alleges Theft of Drugs by RN | Indiana Class Action LawsuitMarch 26, 2015Britte E. Smith, RN, who worked at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City, was arrested last month, charged with theft and possession of narcotics and interference with medical services. Dead Woman Dragged From Car Crash SceneDead Woman Dragged From Car Crash SceneMarch 13, 2015INDIANA CAR ACCIDENTS Tipton County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene of the accident at about 10:49 p.m. on Thursday, October 30. Man using social media on phoneInformation on Lawsuits and Social MediaMarch 13, 2015Any statements you make about your injury on a place like Twitter or Facebook will go public and easily used by an opposing legal team. Standard of Care Not Different for Incarcerated PatientsStandard of Care Not Different for Incarcerated PatientsMarch 13, 2015An Indiana inmate, Christa Allen, underwent gender reassignment surgery in January of 2002. Part of her treatment after surgery included the use of a vaginal stent, a soft plastic appliance worn internally like a tampon to help prevent closure of the vaginal vault. Allen was incarcerated from March 2006 through...Indiana Woman Files Suit Against Gary Indiana PoliceIndiana Woman Files Suit Against Gary Indiana Police | Indiana AttorneysMarch 11, 2015Indiana Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gary Indiana Police for Excessive Force