Tag Archives: Medical Negligence

Save Doctors to Save yourself – Horrifying attack in JJ Hospital Doctors

Save Doctors to Save yourself: If Doctors can’t be worshipped as God, then don’t condemn them as Devil too… The recent attack on Drs in JJ hospital is horrifying and should be condemned by every1. The Govt. Should take stringent action against the perpetrators.It reminds me the golden words of The then Hon. President of […]

Doctors Can Decide Which Patient to Treat or Not, Except Emergency Cases

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A Physician is free to decide whom he/she will serve, except in case of Emergency – Court rejects 2.5 Crore petition against Doctor & Hospital “ It’s in the interest of Patients that Doctors. should not be dragged to the Court unnecessarily National Commission observed while dismissing the Compliant for damages of Rs.2.5 Crores as […]

Doctors Removed Uterus of 25 Yrs Old Patient Without Consent: Held for Negligence

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“The consent to operate Uterus does not include Consent to remove it “. A Doctor Couple was held negligent for removing the uterus of a 25 years patient, without her consent … DR. RAVINDER VERMA & ANR. V/s. SALMA BEGAM, U.P.REVISION PETITION NO. 968 OF 2015, decided on 14 Feb 2017 Facts in short :1. […]

If Patient doesn’t respond to Treatment, Doctor can’t be held for Negligence

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“Merely a patient does not respond to the Treatment, a Doctor cannot be held Negligent…” A Good beginning of the year for Medicos.. Case Details : Sukhdev Gill V/s. Rotary Eye Hospital & ors, H.P. Date of Judgement : 05/01/2018 BEFORE: Hon. Dr. S.M. Kantikar and Dr. B.C. Gupta. Facts in short : 1. The […]

Patient took Discharge against Medical advice & then claimed RS. 99,99,999/- from Hospital

The Patient took discharge against the advice of Drs – No Negligence on Part of Drs and saved Drs from Rs.99,99,999/- !! In A recent judgment of National commission, V.P. SINGH V/s. DR. M.P. CHANDRAKAR & 7 ANR, the Commission Dismissed the Complaint claiming damages 1 rupee short to Rs. 1 Crore. Facts narrated by […]

Obesity reduction Surgery led to Patient death !!! Relatives sue the Hospital & Doctor

The purpose of gastric bye-pass surgery was for the obesity i.e. reduce the body weight and not as a treatment for diabetes. The patient developed diabetic foot due to his uncontrolled diabetic status, which was clearly evident from the various laboratory reports. Case Details : Harjeet Kaur V/s. Kular Hospital , Punjab and ors. F.A. […]

A Dentist ordered to pay Rs.35,000/- for extracting wrong tooth, but the unwanted remarks about the competency of Doctor were expunged

A Dentist ordered to pay Rs.35,000/- for extracting wrong tooth, but the unwanted remarks about the competency of Doctor were expunged In an interesting case, the Chandigarh State Commission while delivering judgment in case of Tanvir Malik V/s. Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital Chandigarh, upheld the order of the District […]

“The transfusion made at the Hospital cannot be termed as 100% safe and hence no negligence cannot be attributed to Doctors

“The transfusion made at the Hospital cannot be termed as 100% safe and hence no negligence cannot be attributed to Doctors…..” Case for Rs.90 lakhs compensation dismissed… The national Commission has reiterated the view of Apex Court, in the case of SANDEEP KUMAR V/s. PGIMER, Chandigarh Facts in short : 1. The Complainant who is […]

Negligence by Doctor of not Correlating USG Report Cost Him Rs. 1 lakh

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USG is more reliable than Urine Test to rule out Ectopic Pregnancy: Failure cost Dr. Rs.1lakh Failure to rule out Ectopic pregnancy: Compensation saddled towards mental pain and agony suffered by the patient , but reduced from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs. 1 Lakh. Case Details : GLOBAL HEART AND GENERAL HOSPITAL & 2 ORS, JAIPUR […]

Hospital Should Keep & Produce Patient Records on Demand by Pt. or Court

Lawyer fined Rs.75000 for unnecessarily dragging Doctor to Court

An Unsigned Medical Record has no legal validity… No Record is No Defense and Poor Record is Poor Defense….. (Medicos, you must at least read point No.5 herein below) Medi. Supri. Loaknayak Jaiprakash Naryan Hospital & Ors. V/s. K.M. Santosh. F.A. No. 244/2008, decided on 14/03/2016. FIRST APPEAL NO. 244 OF 2008 (Against the Order dated […]