Medical negligence

153 plaints of medical negligence lodged in Karnataka in 1.5 years

In the last one-and-half years, the Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has received 153 complaints pertaining to medical negligence and professional misconduct.

published on : 29th September 2021

Two infants die due to alleged medical negligence in Telangana

Two infants died due to alleged medical negligence, in separate incidents that happened in Warangal and Bhadrachalam, on Wednesday.

published on : 26th August 2021

Medical negligence? Octogenarian’s death kicks up a row

Following this, dramatic scenes unfolded ahead of the cremation, and it has been inordinately delayed due to the police action.

published on : 19th August 2021

Newborn kept on warmer charred to death in UP hospital, family accuses 'negligent' staff of being busy with phones

The agitated family created a ruckus in the hospital. Cops from Manjhanpur police station were called in to placate the situation.

published on : 17th August 2021

Orissa HC dismisses PIL on medical negligence in Covid treatment in Sambalpur

On July 5, the court had allowed the petitioner time till July 22 to file affidavits by any of those who have expired or in other cases, the victims themselves, who wish to pursue further remedies.

published on : 25th July 2021

Medical negligence: Madras HC orders Rs 75k aid for newborn who lost thumb

Justice N Anand Venkatesh gave the direction on a petition filed by the child’s father M Ganesan.

published on : 24th June 2021

Private hospital in Agra sealed after complaints of oxygen being stopped for patients as mock drill

Oxygen supply was allegedely stopped for 96 patients at the hospital for five minutes in April to find out who will survive.

published on : 9th June 2021

TN ordered to provide Rs 3 lakh to woman as compensation for medical negligence

According to the petitioner, the woman’s husband N Anandan, the hospital staff did not reveal the status of his wife and went ahead with the operation.

published on : 13th May 2021

MP: In absence of ambulance, man takes mother's body on handcart

A video of Kalawati Vishwakarma (45) being taken to her native village in Patharia in Damoh district by her son on the handcart went viral on social media on Thursday.

published on : 29th April 2021

Nimhans to pay man over Rs 5 Lakh for medical negligence

The Commission comprising president KS Bilagi and member V Anurdha said that the complainant had claimed a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, which was an exorbitant amount.

published on : 25th April 2021

Hospital superintendent in Bihar sacked after COVID-19 attendants found loitering without PPE kits

Pratyay Amrit went to Bhagalpur on a random inspection to the COVID isolation ward at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital.

published on : 9th April 2021

UP shocker: Woman, newborn die after Class 8 dropout performs C-section with shaving blade

“We found that it was an unregistered clinic with no infrastructure to perform surgeries. Quacks used razor blades to conduct operations," said the SP.

published on : 20th March 2021

Senior doctor operates on leg of patient with head injury in Delhi

The negligence happened as the doctor, a senior resident at Sushruta Trauma Centre in Civil Lines area, mistook the patient with head injury for another patient admitted there with a fractured leg.

published on : 23rd April 2018