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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.

Manipal Hospital to pay Rs 5.1L for negligence

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 15:26

Manipal Hospital Bangalore and its four doctors have been directed by the apex consumer forum to pay Rs 5.1 lakh towards rehabilitation of a minor girl whose right forearm was amputated due to their negligence.

Lily Allen complains about medical negligence

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 08:40

Singer Lily Allen has made a complaint against a healthcare organisation on a social networking site alleging they didn`t attend to her after her second daughter`s birth.

Doctor couple get 5-year prison term for negligence

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 01:15

A local court in Mathura sentenced a doctor couple to five year rigorous imprisonment after holding them guilty of medical negligence in a 12-year-old case.