Professionals

Profile

Mary Feldhake is a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, who concentrates her practice primarily in medical malpractice defense and healthcare litigation. Ms. Feldhake served as president of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Managers and was presented the 2006 Glenn Troyer Award. She is also a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Feldhake served as a health care provider.

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis (J.D., cum laude, 1989)
Indiana University School of Allied Health Science (B.S., 1984)
Indiana University School of Allied Health Science, (A.S., 1980)

Honors / Awards

Best Lawyers® 2020 Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Lawyer of the Year; Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow (2015); The Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2020; Indiana Super Lawyers® 2007-2019; Indiana Super Lawyers® Top 25 Women Lawyers, 2012-2019; AV® Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Glenn Troyer Award from the Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Managers 2006

Representative Matters

Spaulding v. Harris, 914 N.E.2d 820; (Ind. Ct. App. 2009)
Jervis v. Mitcheff, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83730 (N.D. Ind. 2006)
Henderson v. Wishard Memorial Hospital, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21780 (S.D. Ind. 2006)
Wishard Memorial Hospital v. Kerr, 846 N.E.2d 1083 (Ind. Ct. App. 2006)
Chamberlain v. Walpole, 796 N.E.2d 818 (Ind. Ct. App. 2003)
Estate of Norris v. Putnam County Sheriff, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19014 (S.D. Ind. 2002)
Estate of Norris v. Putnam County Sheriff, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5102 (S.D. Ind. 2002)
Smith v. Johnston, 711 N.E.2d 1259 (Ind. 1999)
Southwood v. Carlson, 704 N.E.2d 163 (Ind. Ct. App. 1999)
Hughes v. Glaese, 637 N.E.2d 822 (Ind. Ct. App. 1994)

Appearances / Publications

Speaker: “Why Doing Everything Right Doesn’t Make You Immune From a Lawsuit” (Society of Hospital Medicine Indiana Chapter, 2012); “What Has Caused Lawsuits and Payouts in Bariatric Surgery” (American Society for Metabolism and Bariatric Surgery, 2012); “Loss Reserving Best Practice” (South Carolina Captive Insurance Association, Inc., 2010); “Preparing for Practice: Essentials for Residents and Fellows Entering the Job Market” (Indiana University School of Medicine, 2009); Clarian Radiology Technical and Continuing Education (2008); University of Indianapolis Nurse Practitioner Program (2006-2012); Wishard Emergency Medical Services (2002); Indianapolis Bar Association Bench Bar (2002); Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management Case Law Update (1999-2001); Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management in a Manager Care Environment (1999); 71st Annual Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Convention Risk Management Issues for Podiatrists (1996); Indiana University Radiologic Technology Associate Class (1996); 70th Annual Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Convention Risk Management Issues for Podiatrists (1995); Physicians Insurance Company of Indiana “Preferred Risk” Loss Prevention Seminar (1994)

Appointments / Memberships

Indianapolis Bar Association (Board Member on Health Care Law Section, 2009-2014); Indiana Bar Association (Indiana Conclave on Legal Education Committee, 2010; 2014; former Ethics Committee member); American Bar Association; American Academy of Trial Attorneys; Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management (former president); American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (managers member); Indianapolis Legal Aid Society (2012-current); Defense Research Institute (former member); Child Advocates (former board member); Roncalli Lacrosse (former parent representative)

Admissions

Indiana, Indiana Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit