Woman succumbs to swine flu, family cries negligence

The family of a 50-year-old woman, who succumbed to swine flu in Amritsar, has blamed the doctors and the hospital, holding them responsible for negligence.

Departmental proceedings can go after retirement of govt employee: Supreme Court

Departmental proceedings against a government employee for grave misconduct and negligence do not come to an end with his retirement and can continue even after that, the Supreme Court has held.

Dept proceedings can go after retirement of govt employee: SC

Departmental proceedings against a government employee for grave misconduct and negligence do not come to an end with his retirement and can continue even after that, the Supreme Court has held.

Baby left in sweltering car in France dies

A year-old baby left by his mother in a car on a blazing summer day in southern France has died.

Pakistan woman bludgeoned to death `routine murder`: Police

Pakistani police denied negligence Saturday over their failure to stop the bludgeoning to death of a woman outside a courthouse, describing it as a simple murder case despite a chorus of global condemnation.

Doctors, nurses gets one year imprisonment for negligence in Kerela

A Fast Track Court on Wednesday sentenced three doctors and equal number of nurses besides a nursing assistant of a private hospital in the district to one year imprisonment in a case connected with the death of a woman following laparoscopic surgery in 2006.

New law could jail doctors for negligence: UK

The British government is proposing a new law that could jail doctors and nurses for up to five years, if they are convicted of "willful negligence."

China attributes deadly factory blaze to negligence

The Chinese government said that the deadly fire at a poultry plant was due to negligence by the company and the regulatory authorities.

WB: Patient dies; angry relatives allege negligence

Incensed over the death of a patient, a mob beat up a rural hospital superintendent, manhandled two nurses and ransacked furniture.

Doctor gets 5-years jail for negligence

A doctor was today sentenced to five years imprisonment by a local court here for negligence that resulted in the death of woman.

‘Can`t equate negligence with doubtful integrity’

The charge of negligence, inadvertence or unintentional acts on the part of a government servant would not culminate into the case of doubtful integrity, the SC said.

Jaipur: Rs 50 lakh fine on hospital for negligence

Rajasthan consumer forum has slapped a fine of Rs 50 lakh on a private hospital for negligent treatment of a patient
nearly 14 years ago.

SC ticks off apex fora on medical negligence case

The Supreme Court has chided the
NCRDC for the casual
manner in which it quashed the Rs 5 lakh compensation claim
awarded to a minor boy whose left leg had to be amputated due
to alleged medical negligence.

HC asks MCI to probe into alleged negligence of AIIMS doctors

The Delhi High Court has asked the
Medical Council of India to verify the allegation of
negligence by doctors in AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital which
led to the death of a child.

Over 60 suspended in Indore for negligence in census work

The district administration here has
suspended 66 employees for alleged negligence in the census
work, officials said today.

Apollo hospital, doctor asked to pay Rs 2 lakh for negligence

The National Consumer Commission
has directed Apollo hospital and a doctor to pay Rs two lakh compensation to a patient for not conducting
proper diagnostic tests which delayed his surgery for spinal
cord dysfunction.

AP hooch deaths: 6 officials suspended for negligence

Six officials of Excise and
Prohibition, including an Excise Superintendent, were today
suspended in connection with the hooch tragedy in East
Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh which has so far claimed
13 lives.

TN mother-infant die as docs celebrate Diwali, probe ordered

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary on Tuesday asked for a departmental enquiry into the death of a 20-year-old woman and an infant on Saturday.

Pit death: MCD promises strict action to curb negligence

Under fire over the death of a
senior citizen who fell into a pit at an MCD work site, the civic body on Wednesday promised strict penal action, against the officials or contractors
not adhering to safety measures.