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medical negligence

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26 Jul 2016 - General
 

A consumer can prove a medical negligence complaint through documentary evidence without filing any affidavit or leading proof from a doctor.http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Doctor-testimony-not-necessary-to-establish-medical-negligence/articleshow/53369777.cms

The medical profession is considered a noble profession because it helps in preserving life. We believe life is God given. Thus, a doctor figures in the scheme of God as he stands to carry out His command. A patient generally approaches a doctor/hospital based on his/its reputation. Expectations of a patient are two-fold: doctors and hospitals are expected to provide medical treatment with all the knowledge and skill at their command and secondly they will not do anything to harm the patient in ...
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It is a wrong conclusion on the part of the writer of this article. It is the second doctor who has performed the second exploratory surgery and removed the foreign body who has indirectly given evidence that something had gone wrong in the previous surgery. It is also the radiologist doctor who reported the CT scan of the patient, who has opined about the presenceof a foreign body. Without the information and evidence given by these 2 doctors, how was it possible for the patient to prove that t...
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Negligence tort only need 3 simple points 1) Proof that the particular doctor has a duty of care to the particular patient 2) The patient has suffered complications during the care 3) The cause of the suffering is a result of the doctor's negligence. In the case, it is very obvious that the doctor has a duty of care to the patient 2) The patient definitely suffered pain and financial lost as a result of surgical mop left behind by the surgeon 3) The suffering is basically due to the surgical...
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