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Medical negligence can be criminal offence: Tripura HC

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:16

The Tripura High Court has observed that medical negligence can be termed a criminal offence, a lawyer said here on Friday.

Court upholds doctor`s conviction in medical negligence case in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:26

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.

Doctor, hospital blamed for woman`s death in Jaipur

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 20:18

A man on Friday blamed a leading private hospital and a doctor for the death of his wife last month during post-operative treatment after kidney transplant.

Review verdict on medical negligence compensation, SC urged

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 20:54

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to review its verdict on the disproportionate compensation imposed on doctors and hospitals for medical negligence.

Medics at UK hospital leave surgical glove inside woman`s body

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 23:17

In a shocker, medics at a UK hospital left a surgical glove inside a woman who underwent an operation to remove her womb.

Delhi doctors divided over SC compensation ruling in negligence case

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 17:57

Delhi doctors were on Thursday divided over the Supreme Court verdict granting a whopping Rs 11.41 crore compensation for medical negligence.

AMRI compensation case: Historic judgement, says Dr Kunal Saha

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 17:57

US-based Indian-origin doctor Dr Kunal Saha described Supreme Court`s compensation of Rs 5.96 crore for medical negligence which led to his wife`s death, as a "historic judgement".

Pregnant woman dies in hosp, kin cry negligence

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 11:02

A 23-year-old pregnant woman died at Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital on Monday, allegedly due to medical negligence.

Medical profession affected by greed: Consumer forum

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 18:00

Observing that medical profession has been affected by "greed" with doctors not hesitating to put life of patients at risk, a consumer forum ordered hospital to pay Rs 2.5 lakh to pregnant woman.

St Stephens Hospital to pay Rs 8L for gross medical negligence

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 17:53

St Stephens Hospital was directed by apex consumer commission to pay Rs 8 lakh to family of a patient who died as a result of hospital`s "gross medical negligence" in the treatment given to him.

Lady dies of wrong blood transfusion, Delhi govt asked to pay compensation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 00:48

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked Delhi government to pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to the next of kin of a pregnant woman who died due to transfusion of wrong blood group in a city hospital.

Anuradha Saha case: 17 doctors to face trial for criminal conspiracy

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 19:19

In a landmark judgement the Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered that 17 doctors stand trial for their involvement in the death of Anuradha Saha due to medical negligence.