Compensation cap for negligence?
Oct 31, 2013
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
In the wake of alleged negligence in treatment that led to amputation of a leg of a 11-year-old boy, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) today suspended registration certificates of four resident doctors - two each of Hindu Rao and Safdarjang Hospital - for a month.
India News | Thursday July 2, 2015
The Supreme Court today ordered one of the largest compensations so far in the country in a case of medical negligence - Rs 1.8 crore. The Tamil Nadu government has to pay the sum to a 18-year-old girl who lost her vision at birth due to medical negligence at a government-run hospital.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to pay Rs five lakh as compensation to the family of a 13-year-old girl who died in 2006 due to medical negligence by three doctors at a government hospital at Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district.
Tuesday November 11, 2014
A report released by the state Department of Health on Monday cited Yorkville Endoscopy for numerous deficiencies related to the Rivers case, although negligence is not alleged. The comedian's death was classified as a therapeutic complication
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Medical negligence - a fallout of meeting government's sterilisation targets - is suspected to be behind the deaths of 11 women in Chhattisgarh.The woman had undergone tubectomy operations at a free camp organised by the government on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Chief Minister Raman Singh to ensure a thorough probe into the inc...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 20, 2014
Doctors are not liable to be punished for medical negligence if the sterilisation procedure fails and someone conceives a child, the Delhi High Court has ruled.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Medical negligence cannot get worse than this. At a government hospital in West Bengal's Malda, a patient declared dead by a doctor was found to be very much alive when the grieving relatives went to collect the body.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 1, 2014
The National Human Rights Commission today issued notice to the Delhi government over reports of medical negligence leading to a child's birth outside a government hospital.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
Five infants yesterday died in a hospital in Pakistan's largest city allegedly due to medical negligence after a power cut stopped the oxygen supply to the incubators.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday June 6, 2014
The Devendrans, a young couple in Coimbatore were delighted when their son was born on the March 5.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
A Delhi court has upheld the conviction of a doctor for negligently terminating a woman's pregnancy leading to her death and said he was not even qualified for conducting the procedure.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 29, 2013
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held a doctor guilty of medical negligence.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 21, 2013
Indian-origin doctor Jayant Patel, charged with medical negligence that caused the deaths of at least two patients, was sentenced to two years in jail by an Australian court on Thursday.
Bangalore News | Maya Sharma | Friday November 1, 2013
The recent Supreme Court order providing almost 6 crore rupees compensation in a medical negligence case which led to the death of a woman in Kolkata has made several doctors anxious in Bangalore, who think the amount is 'unreasonable'.
India News | Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from Agencies) | Thursday October 24, 2013
An Indian doctor in America has been awarded a record compensation of nearly six crores by the Supreme Court for a case of medical negligence that resulted in his wife's death.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 30, 2013
A private hospital in Kakinada was attacked by an angry mob after a 24-year-old patient died due to alleged medical negligence, police said today.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; edited by Mala Das | Monday September 16, 2013
Sixty-seven children, all under five years of age, were rushed to hospital after it was discovered that they had been given the hepatitis B vaccine orally instead of anti-polio drops under the Pulse Polio programme in West Bengal yesterday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 13, 2013
A witness in the case of the alleged gang-rape and murder of a college student at Kamduni in North 24 Parganas today died at a state-run hospital leading to allegations of negligence by hospital staff.
Kolkata News | Edited by Diana George | Saturday September 7, 2013
BC Roy Hospital, Kolkata's premier child care facility, has seen 36 infant deaths in the last five days. And yet, top medical officials in the Mamata Banerjee government have denied any kind of negligence at the state-run hospital as the cause of the deaths.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
A city-based private hospital has been asked by a consumer forum in New Delhi to pay Rs 3.1 lakh as compensation to a woman after one of its doctors left a needle in her body after delivering her baby.
Purnima Ranawat | Friday June 7, 2013
Actress Tisca Chopra, who plays a mother whose son dies due to medical negligence in Ankur Arora Murder Case, says that as an overall package the film has gone beyond her expectations.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Sunday April 28, 2013
The Delhi Police's Vigilance Department has indicted two cops of negligence in investigating the kidnapping and rape of a 5-year-old girl in the capital by her neighbour.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 25, 2013
A city-based hospital has been directed by consumer forum to pay Rs 60,000 as compensation to an accident victim, for taking X-ray of his uninjured leg and recommending that neither of his legs required any treatment.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Nearly 15 years after a woman died due to medical negligence during child birth, the apex consumer commission has held Delhi-based Parmarth Mission Hospital guilty and directed it to pay a compensation of Rs 4.1 lakh to her husband.