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New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Billroth Hospitals, Chennai to pay Rs 3 lakh as compensation for wrongly diagnosing and treating a 15-year-old boy for measles, instead of toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), leading to his death.
SGPGI to pay Rs 15.65 lakh for causing death due to wrong medication and failing to maintain proper records
New Delhi: In a medical negligence case, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has upheld an earlier order of UP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission of awarding Rs 15.65 lakh compensation to the family of a woman who died due to wrong medication.
New Delhi: The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has been directed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of a patient, Jaswinder Kumar (now deceased), for the amputation of his leg due to alleged medical negligence and improper diagnosis by its doctors.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked US-based Dr Kunal Saha, who lost his wife in 1998 in Kolkata due to medical negligence and subsequently won a record compensation from the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against the hospital and the negligent doctors but still continued to pursue the case for cancellation of practice licence of those doctors, to let his wife’s soul rest in peace.
MS, three others arrested over hospital fire in Odisha | Doctors split hairs on generic-name directive
Odisha Police has arrested medical superintendent and three other staff of SUM hospital on charges of “homicide not amounting to murder” and negligence over a deadly fire that broke out in the dialysis ward of the hospital on Monday leaving 20 people dead.
Cabinet gives its nod to Bill prohibiting commercial surrogacy | Doctors say bill is ‘black day’ for surrogacy
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2016, that seeks to prohibit “commercial surrogacy”.