Medical Negligence

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Gorakhpur tragedy: UP govt's stance that Yogi Adityanath was not aware of crisis doesn't add up
India

Gorakhpur tragedy: UP govt's stance that Yogi Adityanath was not aware of crisis doesn't add up

When Yogi Adityanath was anointed chief minister of the state, his fans sang impromptu paeans to his competence, wrote reams of odes to his work ethics.

World Press Freedom Day: 54 attacks on journalists in India in 16 months, says Hoot report
India

World Press Freedom Day: 54 attacks on journalists in India in 16 months, says Hoot report

As many as 54 attacks on journalists were reported in 16 months, mainly by "lawmakers and law enforcers", a report compiled by media watchdog Hoot said on Tuesday, a day ahead of the World Press Freedom Day.

Video footage of man carrying son's body on two-wheeler in Bengaluru sparks outrage
India

Video footage of man carrying son's body on two-wheeler in Bengaluru sparks outrage

A video footage of an Assam native carrying the body of his three-year-old son on a two-wheeler from a government hospital near here has triggered flak against the authorities for their alleged failure to ensure that the body was taken back home decently in an ambulance.

West Bengal passes stringent bill against medical negligence in private hospitals
India

West Bengal passes stringent bill against medical negligence in private hospitals

The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to regulate functioning of private health facilities, providing for up to three year jail terms and trials under the IPC for offenders and fines up to Rs 50 lakh in case of death of patients due to medical negligence.

Odisha: Woman dies after getting wrong blood type during transfusion in govt hospital
India

Odisha: Woman dies after getting wrong blood type during transfusion in govt hospital

On Wednesday, a woman died allegedly after being given the wrong blood group at a government run hospital at Keonjhar in Odisha, triggering tension in the area and the dismissal of two employees.

Delhi hospital operates on youth's healthy left leg instead of injured right one
India

Delhi hospital operates on youth's healthy left leg instead of injured right one

In a tragic case of medical negligence, a super speciality private hospital in New Delhi operated upon a youth's left leg instead of the affected right leg.

Medical negligence has long blighted the poor, the chances of any redressal are almost negligible
India

Medical negligence has long blighted the poor, the chances of any redressal are almost negligible

The shocking case of a young woman pledging herself to hospital authorities to seek the release of her sister’s body from a private hospital in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh has once again raised a highly debated issue: How sensitive are Indian hospitals?

14 lose eyesight after botched cataract surgery in Maharashtra
Mumbai

14 lose eyesight after botched cataract surgery in Maharashtra

As many as fourteen people from Washim in west Vidarbha may have lost their vision after an infection which was caught during cataract surgeries at a district hospital there.

Medical negligence, sub-standard drugs caused Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Panel
India

Medical negligence, sub-standard drugs caused Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Panel

Distribution of sub-standard and poison-contaminated medicines besides "medical negligence" led to the death of 13 women Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.

Manipur: Locals allege negligence, place woman's body outside doc's home
India

Manipur: Locals allege negligence, place woman's body outside doc's home

Locals in Manipur kept the body of a woman who died after giving birth to a baby girl in front of the residence of a doctor who had attended to her alleging medical negligence.

AMRI verdict: India could cease to be a medical tourism destination
Business

AMRI verdict: India could cease to be a medical tourism destination

It is no small mercy that the court rejected the ambitious claim of Rs 9.25 crore towards loss of victim's future earnings on the ground that the only plausible proof adduced regarding her income at the time of death was $30,000.

Anuradha Saha case: Does SC judgment bring hope?
Life

Anuradha Saha case: Does SC judgment bring hope?

But the record damages imposed on the AMRI hospital in Kolkata by the Supreme Court in a 210-page judgement on Thursday at least gives some hope that we are not at the mercy of a medical establishment that both plays God and Shylock, trying to extract every pound of flesh from its patients but remaining completely unaccountable at the same time.

SC to AMRI hospital: Pay Rs 5.96 cr to NRI doctor for negligence
India

SC to AMRI hospital: Pay Rs 5.96 cr to NRI doctor for negligence

The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) in 2011 had awarded Rs 1.73 crore to the doctor whose wife Anuradha Saha died in 1998 following faulty treatment.

SC awards NRI doctor Rs 5.96 cr compensation: All you need to know
India

SC awards NRI doctor Rs 5.96 cr compensation: All you need to know

The doctor Kunal Saha, told CNN-IBN in a Skype interview, "The amount in Indian context should send a strong signal to the negligent doctors and hospitals in India."

Was Justice JS Verma's death a case of medical negligence?
India

Was Justice JS Verma's death a case of medical negligence?

Justice Verma died on April 21, 2013, at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon where doctors ascertained that the cause of his death was multiple organ failure.

Dad said 'They're going to kill me': Michael Jackson's son
World

Dad said 'They're going to kill me': Michael Jackson's son

Michael Jackson's eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn't happy about the pressure that came with the ill-fated shows

Michael Jackson's 16-year-old son to testify in negligence case
World

Michael Jackson's 16-year-old son to testify in negligence case

A lawyer for Michael Jackson's mother says the entertainer's oldest son Prince will testify in the family's negligence case against concert promoter AEG Live LLC