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.
The family had sought a compensation of 1 million dirhams.
As per medical records, the child of a couple hailing from Kunnamkulam was diagnosed with Propionic Acidemia where the body fails to process protein.
After their examination, it was confirmed that an infection caused the ailment but the doctors could not ascertain the reason for their infections.
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.
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.
The incident triggered outrage among locals who demanded a high-level probe into the incident.
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.
This time, a five-year-old boy from a village near Kodungallur was wrongly diagnosed as HIV-positive.
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.
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.
Sandhya was staying with her husband Anoop and two children in Dubai. They had come to their native place recently.
The judge said the doctors of the government hospital who treated the boy were liable for medical negligence.
Two more girls were hospitalised with breathing problems after thick smoke engulfed the hall at the hostel at around 11 PM last night.
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.