Medical Negligence and Fixation of Liability

  • Riya Ragini
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  • Riya Ragini

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

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At the beginning of this article, the effects of medical negligence under large heads are outlined, accompanied by an outline of the essential components of medical negligence and the roles of physicians, along with some examples and the basic levels of treatment prescribed by statute. To differentiate between criminal and civil liability and its implications. Also, how commercialization of the health sector has had adverse effects on doctor and patient liaison. To understand the scope of consumer fora in such cases. The article then deals with the essence of the details needed to be given to the patient for the purposes of consultation and care and ends, after a reference to the general consultation issued by the Supreme Court on the precautionary steps to be taken by physicians and the guidance issued by the Supreme Court for the safety of physicians from abuse in cases of criminal prosecution. Whether these laws are fair and reasonable? How Co-vid have made an impact in all of these.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 1523 - 1534


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