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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


Court refuses to hold hospital negligent despite failure to diagnose a rare disease as it had followed medical texts

Niladri Sekhar Bose & Anr. v/s Navketan Nursing Home Pvt. Ltd.
17MLCD (j71) | West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Kolkata
Judgement in favour of: Doctor


Exaggerated success rate of 70% in newspapers toned down to 15-20% in court - IVF clinic held negligent / deficient in service for misleading advertisement

Dr. Indranil Lodh & Anr. v/s Kajal Mondal & Anr.
17MLCD (j79) | West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Kolkata
Judgement in favour of: Patient




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