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PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

  • Shortage of doctors in a hospital on holidays could be construed as negligence

    - National Consumer Commission | MLCD June 2024

  • Informing orally but failing to record in consent that the surgery is high risk is negligence

    - National Consumer Commission | MLCD June 2024

  • Ordering more medicines than necessary for a hospitalized patient is ‘unfair trade practice’

    - Tamil Nadu State Consumer Commission | MLCD June 2024

  • Performing an intervention on insistence of a patient who is unfit is professional negligence

    - Karnataka State Consumer Commission | MLCD June 2024

Just Published | June 2024

"Shortage of doctors on Saturday and Sunday holidays was not a justification for not treating the patient properly", opines court – Hospital held negligent

The Medical Superintendent, Safdarjung Hospital & Anr. v/s Sudhir Kumar Verma
17MLCD (j238) | National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi
Judgement in favour of: Patient


Ordering more medicines than necessary, selling medicines above the MRP and forcing the patient to buy from the hospital pharmacy is unfair trade practice, declares court

V. Mythili v/s Joseph Hospital & Anr.
17MLCD (j247) | Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Circuit Bench at Madurai
Judgement in favour of: Patient


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