negligence

Medical negligence alleged as Madurai woman dies during labour

The family of a pregnant woman, who died at the Urban Primary Health Centre (PHC) in K Pudur on Sunday reportedly in labour, alleged that she died owing to medical negligence.

published on : 16th September 2019

Indian expat in UAE gets Rs 39 lakh compensation for wife's death due to medical negligence

The family had sought a compensation of 1 million dirhams.

published on : 6th September 2019

Doctors seek stringent action after infant death post Kerala naturopath’s wrong treatment

As per medical records, the child of a couple hailing from Kunnamkulam was diagnosed with Propionic Acidemia where the body fails to process protein.

published on : 25th August 2019

11 patients lose eyesight after free cataract surgery at private hospital in Indore

After their examination, it was confirmed that an infection caused the ailment but the doctors could not ascertain the reason for their infections.

published on : 17th August 2019

Telangana High Court finds fault with city civil court’s findings

Relying on a SC judgment in Sanjay Kumar vs Ashok Kumar case, the High Court has set aside the trial court finding in fixing the contributory negligence on the part of the driver of the motorcycle.

published on : 16th August 2019

Dr Anamika Ray death: DMC holds two doctors guilty of medical negligence

Ray, who was an assistant professor at the Gauhati University, underwent laparoscopic gall bladder surgery in 2015 and later died due to alleged medical negligence. 

published on : 10th August 2019

Assam man declared dead by doctors comes alive in morgue

The incident triggered outrage among locals who demanded a high-level probe into the incident.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Mumbai woman gets Rs 15 lakh payout nine years after husband's death in 'medical negligence' case

The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission said while one hospital could not recognise the illness of her husband, the other did not provide proper medical treatment to him.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Five-year-old boy from Kodungallur wrongly diagnosed as HIV+

This time, a five-year-old boy from a village near Kodungallur was wrongly diagnosed as HIV-positive.

published on : 27th July 2019

Painkiller injected by pharmacist kills man?

In a shocking case, a 43-yearold man died at Ambattur on Monday, seconds after being administered a painkiller injection by a pharmacist, without medical prescription.

published on : 24th July 2019

Mother of 6, declared dead by hospital, found alive, succumbs

A woman, who was allegedly declared dead by a private hospital in Koppal on Monday night and found alive on Tuesday morning, breathed her last by Tuesday late afternoon. 

published on : 24th July 2019

Nurse who underwent surgery dies; medical negligence alleged

Sandhya was staying with her husband Anoop and two children in Dubai. They had come to their native place recently.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Chennai hospital ordered to pay Rs 20 lakh to boy who received HIV-infected blood

The judge said the doctors of the government hospital who treated the boy were liable for medical negligence.

published on : 20th July 2019

Nine-year-old girl dies of asphyxiation, burn injuries at government hostel in Telangana

Two more girls were hospitalised with breathing problems after thick smoke engulfed the hall at the hostel at around 11 PM last night.

published on : 15th July 2019

Five suspended for wrong blood transfusion in Andhra Pradesh

A 32-year-old new mother died at the Government General Hospital here on June 26 because she was given B positive blood instead of O positive.

published on : 30th June 2019
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