MARY A. FINDLING, ATTORNEY AT LAW

135 N. Pennsylvania St.
Suite 1150
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

As a longtime medical malpractice lawyer, Mary Findling is well-known and highly respected as a leader in her field. Her work in the courtroom has influenced the way malpractice law is understood in Indiana today. Several of her cases have been reported as significant in determining or clarifying new points of malpractice law. As an esteemed part of the legal community, Mary speaks at numerous seminars on medical malpractice matters. She is also AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Born and raised in Indiana, Mary’s extensive experience and intimate knowledge of the law make her one of Indianapolis’s top medical malpractice attorneys for the most complex serious injury, permanent disability, and wrongful death cases. Languages: German and French.

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law

Bar Admission

  • Indiana, 1986
  • Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1986
  • S. District Court, 1986

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1993
  • American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Central Indiana Tennis Association, Past Board of Directors

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Indiana University, 1986, Indiana Law Review, Executive Articles and Production Editor, 1985-1986
  • M.A., University of Michigan, 1974
  • B.A., with highest distinction, Purdue University, 1972

Honors

  • Super Lawyer member, 2004-present
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1999
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Reported Cases

  • Cacdac v. West, 705 N.E. 2d 506 (Ind. App. 1999)
  • Martin v. Richey, 711 N.E. 2d 1273 (Ind. 1999)
  • Cundiff by Cundiff v. Daviess County Hospital, 656 N.E. 2d 298 (Ind. App 1995)
  • Mayhue v. Sparkman, 653 N.E. 2d 1834 (Ind. 1995)
  • Reed v. Central Soya Co. Inc., 644 N.E. 2d 84 (Ind. 1994)
  • Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Inc. v. Trueblood, 600 N.E. 2d 1358 (Ind. 1992)
  • McCarty v. Hospital Corp. of America, 580 N.E. 2d 228 (Ind. 1992)
  • Landis v. American Interinsurance Exchange, Inc., 542 N.E. 2d 1351 (Ind. App. 1 Dist. 1989)
  • Piaktek v. Beale, 999 N.E. 2d 418 (Ind. 2013)
  • Scripture v. Roberts, Ind. Court of Appeals 2016

Publications

  • “Underinsurance in Indiana: An Illusion of Coverage?” Indiana Law Review, 1988

Seminars

  • “Illusionary Underinsured Coverage-Reports of its Demise are Exaggerated,” ITLA Seminar, 1990
  • “The Discovery Rule in Indiana,” ICLEF Medical Malpractice Seminar, 1991
  • “A to Z of Insured and Underinsured,” ICLEF Seminar, 1992
  • “Medical Negligence Litigation,” ICLEF Seminar, 1993
  • “Litigating TMJ, Back and Neck Injuries,” ICLEF Seminar, 1993
  • “Presenting a Case to a Medical Review Panel,” ICLEF Seminar, 1996
  • “The Discovery Rule in Medical Malpractice,” ITLA Seminar, 1997
  • “The Year in Review,” ICLEF Seminar, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001