Navigation Links
Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Patient For Negligence In Treatment

A Delhi Consumer Court has directed a city-based private hospital to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to a man who developed 'inability to walk or move on account //of the negligence' during a surgery for thigh bone fracture.

The North District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum comprising President K K Chopra and members Neeru Mittal and R K Prabhakar, acting on the complaint of one Shiv Kumar Sharma, also ordered the St Stephen's Hospital to pay Rs 5000 as litigation cost.

"The hospital had caused sufferings to Sharma that were lasting for long seriously affecting his capacity to earn as the sole earning member of his family", the Forum observed.

As per the the complaint, Sharma was referred to the said hospital, Delhi on August 21, 2003 following a road accident in Ambala, Haryana on August 18, 2003. As part of the treatment, he was operated in September 2, 2003 by the hospital and a rod was planted in his thigh after four x-rays.

The next day, the hospital again took the requisite post-operation x-rays. Subsequently, the patient was discharged from the hospital on September 8 after being told that the operation was successful.

But when the pain did not subside after six months, Sharma again contacted the hospital but was told that the operative bone would take more time to heal.

(Source:PTI News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath
2. Mother Claims Hefty Compensation For Failed Abortion Of Twins
3. Boy Refused Compensation For HIV Infection Following Hospital Admission
4. Patients Should Be Entitled to "Humane Compensation" if Drug Trials Go Wrong
5. Stage Set For Final Hearing On India’s Biggest Ever Medical Compensation Clai
6. Extend Workers Compensation To Firefighters. Pleads Son
7. £300,000 Compensation For Family After Death Of Daughter Following Deliver
8. AIIMS Asked to Pay Compensation for Negligence
9. Libyan Lawyers For The HIV-positive Children Seek 15million Dinars As Compensation
10. A Compensation Deal is Better Late than Never!
11. Compensation Demanded For Bengals Blood Scam Victims
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/27/2017)... ... February 27, 2017 , ... ... last week. In addition, Discount Power's RCE (Residential Customer Equivalent) count exceeds ... 2014. The company had 800 customers and 2,250 RCEs at the time of ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... February 27, 2017 , ... New Jersey ranks among the top five states ... And the need for advanced services is growing. , Project WE vs C ... in collaboration with their non-profit partners in their fight against cancer and in support ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... NuevaCare, a leading home ... as Millbrae, Belmont, and Palo Alto, is proud to announce an important upgrade to ... consumers look for home care close to home, and by having city-specific pages, NuevaCare ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ARLINGTON, VA (PRWEB) , ... February 26, 2017 , ... ... Medicaid Managed Care Summit, February 27-28 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, ... work with PerformCARE to use behavioral health analytics to improve Medicaid population health management. ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... HealthPostures, expert ... Core benefits and advantages built into the home office sit stand solution are ... feel. Ability to gain the benefits embedded in the TaskMate Go are available ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/27/2017)... , Feb. 27, 2017  Interpace Diagnostics Group, ... provides clinically useful molecular diagnostic tests and pathology services, ... presented at the upcoming United States ... held March 4-10, 2017 in San Antonio, ... a review of data from the Company,s extensive experience ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... 27, 2017  International Biophysics Corporation, a global medical device ... announced a 34% revenue growth in 2016 when compared to ... sales.  This growth was fueled by its AffloVest® sales in ... the expansion of its global sales of surgical product lines. ... "As we enter our 25 th year in delivering ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... PLACENTIA, Calif. , Feb. 27, 2017   ... new line of nutritional supplements using its groundbreaking new ... and 90 percent of potency through digestion per ... nutritional supplements solve the problem of nutritional waste and ... Prevent degradation during digestive processes Improve ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: