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  • Except National Medical Commission no court / authority can suspend a doctor’s license to practice medicine

    - Supreme Court | February 2024

  • A 'positive Google Review' does not exonerate a doctor from negligence

    - Chandigarh UT State Consumer Commission | February 2024

  • Obtaining telephonic referral from consultants instead of a physical presence could be construed as ‘casual approach’ / negligence

    - Delhi State Consumer Commission | February 2024

  • Failure to detect fetal abnormality due to non-availability of good USG machines / expert is not negligence

    - West Bengal State Consumer Commission | February 2024

Just Published | February 2024

"Obtaining telephonic referral from the Nephrologist" - Surgeon held negligent for "casual approach"

Dr. N. K. Gupta & Anr. v/s Ranjan
17MLCD (j54) | Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi
Judgement in favour of: Patient


Due to non-affording “general population” high-end USG machines / good doctors were unavailable – Failure to detect fetal abnormalities not negligence, holds court

Basanta Kumar Dutta & Ors. v/s Health Max Diagnostic Centre & Ors.
17MLCD (j59) | West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Circuit Bench at Siliguri
Judgement in favour of: Doctor


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