MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT ESI HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI V/s. RAM AVADH PAL (REVISION PETITION NO. 613 OF 2007) ORDER DATED: 24.01.2017 FACTS: The Complainant’s wife in 2001 gave birth to a female child at ESI Hospital and thereafter she underwent the sterilisation operation by Pomeroy’s Method wherein pieces from each of the Fallopian tubes were removed However,…

ORDER DATED: 26.02.2019 State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, West Bengal FACTS: Tania, a teenager of sixteen visited Dr. Patra with complain of irregular and menstrual bleeding. The doctor diagnosed her Systemic Lupus Erythematosas (SLE), a rare autoimmune disease and prescribed medicines accordingly. The patient was under Dr. Patra’s care for more than a year during…

ORDER DATED: 10.08.2018 The Delhi High Court upheld the Medical Council of India order calling for removal of a gynecologist’s name from the Indian Medical Registrar for 15 days. This came after the Council held her guilty of negligence in providing post-operative care to a patient after childbirth which left her suffering from a permanent…

A hospital would be well-advised to diligently and thoroughly update and maintain treatment records, as this could be one of the strongest defence they can present when facing a case of medical negligence. Krishna Devi was pregnant, due to deliver and hence was taken to Jain Hospital at 3 PM. The doctors at the hospital,…

State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (Complaint Case No. CC/331/2014) ORDER DATED: 30.12.2018 FACTS: On 7.11.2012, the Complainant got his father admitted in Roy Nursing Home, OP No. 2 under OP No. 1 with complaint of gallbladder stone as well as CBD stone. After admission, Dr. Biswas operated upon the patient and removed stone from gallbladder…

SMT. YASHODA GOYAL v. DR. AHUJA’S PATHOLOGY & IMAGING CENTRE & ORS. (SCDRC, Uttarakhand, Dehradun- C.C. No. 04/2006) ORDER DATED: 13.03.2018 FACTS: The Complainant had visited Dr. Pradeep Sharda, for check-up as she had pain near her breast. After check-up, she was referred to Dr. Ahuja’s Pathology & Imaging Centre (OP-1) for further tests. Dr….