Upholding a district forum order which found two doctors guilty of negligence, the Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission dubbed a doctor a ‘quack’ for administering anaesthesia despite not being qualified
Lakshmi, the woman was forced to give a birth on the pavement because the Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem turned her away for not paying the Rs 1000-bribe was unable to identify the person who demanded the
The father of a pregnant woman, who died after a negligent doctor treated her for cancer that she did not suffer from, has been awarded compensation of Rs 5 lakh by the apex consumer court. The National Consumer Disputes
There was a lot of hue and cry last July when it emerged that in hospitals in UP and West Bengal that were hard-pressed for staff and time – sweepers, drivers and even body guards doubled up as paramedics. Experts were aghast
The news about a 16-year-old girl, who died due to medical negligence, has definitely ruffled some feathers. In an astonishingly fast ruling, the state consumer disputes redressal commission, Chandigarh, has ordered PGIMER and
A 16-year-old girl died in Uttar Pradesh after being crushed under a Chandigarh Transport Undertaking bus. She was immediately rushed to PGIMER hospital, where according to the girl’s family, the doctors did not treat her with
Police are probing the death of a 51-year-old hotel employee during treatment at a private hospital in New Delhi after the victim's family blamed it on attending doctors' carelessness. Yogesh Kumar, who was admitted in the east
A woman has been awarded compensation of Rs.25,000 by the apex consumer court 15 years after an eye injury during surgery. The court pulled up the doctor for his negligence and failure to ensure that the patient did not move
Taking a tough stance against suppliers of sub-standard medicines for botched-up eye surgery camps in the state since last year, the Chhattisgarh government decided to file court cases against them.
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The name of Dr Ramcharan Thiagarajan, a transplant surgeon at Fortis Hospital, will be struck off from the Indian Medical Register and the Register of State Medical Council for a year on charges of medical negligence, the Ethics
A 29-year-old man has been awarded Rs.1 lakh by a top consumer court twenty-three years after being operated on the wrong side for a hernia in a Chennai hospital. The court asked the private facility to compensate him for the
A consumer court in West Bengal has slapped a Rs.20 lakh fine on a doctor for medical negligence that resulted in a three year boy losing an arm due to gangrene and subsequent amputation. The fine was slapped on medico Chandan
Terming the lapses ‘most grave’, the opposition Congress staged a walkout from the assembly on Wednesday over their demand for discussion over the issue of an eye operation camp in Chhattisgarh which left 12 people
A day after 15 people were hospitalised here after botched up eye surgeries at a camp, Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal on Monday met the victims and assured strong action against the erring doctors.