Tag Archives: Medicolegal

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. […]

“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 […]

Court Rules: BUMS Doctors Can’t Claim Knowledge about Allopathic Drugs

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

“(The Doctor ) having studied one particular system of medicine, cannot possibly, claim complete knowledge about the drugs of the other system of medicine. The transgression into other branches of medicine would tantamount to quackery.”. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has observed while allowing the Complaint thereby saddling compensation of few lacks of rupees […]

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 […]

Relief to Radiologist Whose Licence Got Cancelled Due to PCPNDT Act

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A huge relief that will make Diwali really Happy for the PCPNDT affected. Case Details : M/S MGS SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI V/s. DISTRICT APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY-PNDT – WP No. 1021/2017, decided on 12/10/2017 Judgment Link : http://lobis.nic.in/ddir/dhc/SAS/judgement/12-10-2017/SAS12102017CW10212017.pdf Facts in short : 1. The MGS Super Specialty Hospital, one of the well known 100 bedded […]

Sealing of Sonography Machines Based on a One-Line Report Held illegal

De-sealing of Sonography Machines – When Action of the Appropriate Authority was held to be illegal and based on a “one – line” report !!….. Janaki Ultra Sound Center V/s. The Appropriate Authority Center & ors. (W.P.No.1 of 2015, Bombay High Court, Aurangabad Bench, 2015 (6) Mh.L.J. 886) ) Facts : 1. The Petitioner is […]

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 […]

Court Quashes Allegations Against Doctors Without Proofs: Medicolegal

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The Patient was examined and treated by Physicians, Surgeons, Gastroenterologist, Neurosurgeons and Chest physicians who all were arrayed as Opponents in the case along with the Hospital… But all were saved by the Hon. Delhi State Commission. Case Details : Sh. Gurdev Singh V/s. Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, New Delhi & ors. Complaint Case No. […]

Tata Memorial Cancer Center saved from paying Rs.7.36 Cr

Tata Memorial Cancer Center saved from paying Rs.7.36 Cr An important case for Radiologists, Pathologists and Oncologist in particular… The judgment starts with the preface which clarifies the case in hand. “As malignant primary bone tumors are rare cancers, and as management is complex, the accepted standard is to provide access to the full spectrum […]

To Give Bond Cannot Be Called As Burden On Students Coming From Economically Backward Families

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“To Furnish bond/Bank Guarantee is not violative of Art.14 and 21 of the Constitution and it cannot be called as Burden on students coming from Economically Backward families” – Hon. Himachal Pradesh High Court (Division Bench). Case Details : Dr. Ramesh Kundal & ors. V/s. state of H.P. & ors, (CWP No.831/2017, Decided on 01/08/2017) […]