Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 29, 2013
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held a doctor guilty of medical negligence.
India | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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...
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 21, 2013
A 30-year-old woman died of alleged medical negligence while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Indore, police said today.