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Dr. M. Kocher V/s Ispita Seal
Facts of the Case The respondent party had filed an appeal under section 15 of the consumer protection act 1986 against the said order. The respondent a 35-year-old woman way back in 1990 suffered
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Dr. M. Kocher V/s Ispita Seal

By:Admin Feb 28th 2022

Facts of the Case The respondent party had filed an appeal under section 15 of the consumer protection act 1986 against the said order. The respondent a 35-year-old woman way back in 1990 suffered
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Guidelines to be followed by Registered Medical Practitioners to dispense medicines

By:Admin Mar 11th 2021

According to the World Health Organization, dispensing refers to the practice of preparing and giving medicine to a person based on a prescription from a registered medical practitioner (RMP). Dispens
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Medical Negligence and its Compensation

By:Admin Aug 14th 2020

Medical negligence in India has increased tremendously in the past few years. In recent times, the Indian Society is experiencing a growing awareness regarding the patient’s rights. Since the Co
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Post Covid-19 Digital Shift of Legal practise

By:Admin Jul 03rd 2020

After the breakdown of Covid-19 in the country, it has almost been two months, that people are locked in their houses and are either working from home or working through using digital modes like video
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Litigants and the Lockdown - A Court Perspective

By:Admin Jun 24th 2020

It is interesting to see the judiciary come up with new solutions to the novel problem of the lockdown, and so far the courts have been doing what they can to ensure that the regular functioning of th
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Brand Protection in times of Covid-19

By:Admin Jun 08th 2020

The number of Covid-19 cases is increasing rapidly in the country. Currently, India is facing the 5th instalment of nationwide lockdown leading to shut down of many small businesses in various sectors
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The Judiciary during the Pandemic

By:Admin Jun 02nd 2020

Access to justice in India has always been a problem in India, and the courts are usually limited in terms of the clientele that can approach them, and even then not all people that are able to access
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Comparative Governmental Responses During the COVID pandemic

By:Admin Jun 02nd 2020

The lockdown caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus has caused the country to come to a standstill. Most people that held unskilled jobs have been laid off, others have suffered pay cuts, and m
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Termination of an Employee during Covid-19

By:Admin May 25th 2020

Employment in India is divided into two sections, the labour sector and the employment sector. This divide comes from the definition of ‘Workman’ in the Industrial Disputes Act. The result
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Criminal Medical Negligence in times of Covid-19

By:Admin May 19th 2020

In India, the medical profession is considered one of the noblest and respectable in comparison to other such professions. Even in times of Covid-19, when everyone is locked inside their houses, it is
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How does Covid-19 affect employers and employees?

By:Admin May 16th 2020

In light of the recent relaxations of labour laws, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the general impression might be created, and it is valid to have such an impression, that the government is
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Legal issues in the practice of Telemedicine

By:Admin May 09th 2020

Telemedicine means the remote diagnosis and treatment of the patients by the means of telecommunications technology. Multiple technologies can be used for delivering telemedicine consultation. There a
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Dos and Donts for doctors for practicing Telemedicine

By:Admin May 09th 2020

A virtual consultation is a process in which the person can seek a medical opinion without visiting the specialist in person.It is the only difference which makes virtual consultation different from a
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Telemedicine guidelines in India

By:Admin Apr 21st 2020

The Telemedicine Practice Guidelines had been issued on 25th March 2020 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), in collaboration with NITI Aayog and Board of Governors (BoG) Medical Coun
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Covid 19's impact in India through eye of Law

By:Admin Apr 10th 2020

The spread of a communicable respiratory disease by cause of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has declared a global pandemic; people in most of the countries in this globe have been infected with the vir
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Life Insurance in the time of Covid-19

By:Admin Apr 10th 2020

Covid-19 had taken a toll on the whole world. Every country and its respective governments are doing their best to combat with the Coronavirus.  However, a developing country like India is surfin
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Corporate India's Covid-19 Action Plan: How to Balance Data Protection with Emergency Response

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, effectively urging countries to take all necessary measures to detect, test, isolate treat people in order to av
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Patenting Covid-19 Related Inventions

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

Across the world scientists and researchers are working tirelessly to develop cheap and time effective diagnostic kits, cures and vaccines for the novel COVOD-19. There is also a pressing need for low
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LLP Settlement Scheme

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

It has been noticed by the Government that a large number of LLPs have failed/defaulted in filing Form-3 LLP [LLP Agreement and changes therein]; Form-4 [Notice of Appointment, cessation, change in na
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Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

In continuation with the several measures from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) during the COVID-19 pandemic, one more major relief has announced by the MCA, vide it's General Circular No-1
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Relief measures introduced by the Ministry of Finance under COVID-19

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

Due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a complete lockdown for a period of 21 days on 24th March. The lockdown will last till 14th Apri
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Impact on Business Operations

By:Admin Apr 04th 2020

Covid-19 had taken a toll on the whole world. Every country and its respective governments are doing their best to combat with the Coronavirus.  However, a developing country like India is surfin
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The Stand of Essential Commodities

By:Admin Apr 03rd 2020

The Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (ECA) has been enacted by the Government to control production, supply or distribution of essential commodities or for maintaining or increasing supply of essential
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Penalties for breaking COVID-19 rules

By:Admin Apr 03rd 2020

Lockdown is an emergency protocol that prevents people from leaving a given area or place. It means that you must stay where you are and not to exit the place. Under lockdown, the services which are e
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The Epidemic Diseases Act 1897

By:Admin Apr 02nd 2020

The main aim of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 is to provide for the better prevention of the spread of Dangerous Epidemic Diseases. Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 deals with the power of
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Act of God Analysis

By:Admin Apr 02nd 2020

2020 will be considered as a remarkable year in the history of the world. The outbreak of COVID-19 virus from Wuhan, a city of China has put the world in a state of lockdown. The world has come to a s
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Medical Adherence to Environmental Laws

By:Admin Mar 16th 2020

Environmental law is the collection of regulations, ordinances, common law and agreements that govern how individuals interact with their environment. The main objective of environmental law is to pro
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Hygiene maintenance in Hospitals and Clinics

By:Admin Mar 09th 2020

One of the prime measurements of the standard of care is the cleanliness of the healthcare facilities. The key indicator of patient’s satisfaction is connected to his/her perception of cleanline
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Consequences of using a Fake Degree/Certificate

By:Admin Mar 09th 2020

In India, the problem of fake degree is not unknown. The problem of counterfeit degrees is not limited to only one field. There are many areas in which an individual uses his/her fake degree, especial
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Healthcare Security

By:Admin Mar 09th 2020

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a draft of the Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act in November 2017. The draft was released for the purpose of bringing a healthcare securit
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Rights of Doctors with respect to Medical Negligence

By:Admin Mar 06th 2020

Medical Negligence is a breach of duty which is legal in nature as it is the duty of the doctor to take care of the patient till the patient recovers. Lately, the health care industry is facing lots o
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Importance of Consent

By:Admin Mar 06th 2020

When a patient agrees to go ahead with surgical procedure or the treatment and the patient is provided knowledge by the operating doctor or any such medical practitioner, regarding the advantages, ris
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Faulty Machine Aids Medical Negligence

By:Admin Mar 05th 2020

Medical negligence is an unethical practice on the part of doctors or nurses and other medical practitioners. Negligence occurs when the treatment of a patient is not done in accordance with the medic
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National Medical Commission Act 2019

By:Admin Feb 24th 2020

The National Medical Commission Act (NMC) 2019 has come into force on 8th August 2019. The main aim of this Act is to provide a high quality of medical education, adequate availability of medical prof
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Is legal documentation important in medical practice?

By:Admin Jan 16th 2020

As a medical practitioner, it is very important that the doctors maintain legal documentation and manage the medical records of the patient properly. What are medical records? The medical record
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Why do doctors need to be updated with medical negligence laws?

By:Admin Jan 16th 2020

The medical profession is considered as one of the noblest professions in the world. The professionals in this area of practice are capable of serving humanity, provide care, efficiency and render pro
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Does telephonic consultations amount to culpable negligence?

By:Admin Jan 08th 2020

What is section 304 of the Indian Penal Code The section states that whoever commits culpable homicide not amounting to murder shall be awarded imprisonment for life or for a specific term which ma
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Consumer dispute Redressal Forum in dealing with Medical Negligence

By:Admin Jan 08th 2020

On 24th December 1986, the Consumer Protection Act (COPRA) had been established by the government of India to safeguard the rights and interests of the consumers. However, this act was later modified,
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Promotion of Medical Products.

By:Admin Dec 30th 2019

Department of Pharmaceutical asks industry to regulate promotional practices The department of pharmaceuticals held a meeting on 23rd December, 2019, to look into the implementation of the uniform co
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Doctors' Bill: Prohibition of Violence & Damage to Property Bill, 2019.

By:Admin Dec 30th 2019

Introduction Of The Bill In Kolkata, the patient’s family members allegedly attacked a doctor in the hospital and because of this; the resident doctors went on strike in support of their coll
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Why less Indemnity cover is risky for Doctors?

By:Admin Dec 30th 2019

Negligence cases against medical professional are on the rise. Many instances of medical negligence have come into notice in recent years. It is believed to have a surge of 400%, from which certain ca
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Virtual Clinic

By:Admin Nov 01st 2019

Virtual Clinic is a technology backed initiative providing a platform for cloud-based unified health record and virtual interaction with doctors and patients through audio and video communication. It
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New Medical Technologies in India

By:Admin Nov 01st 2019

Nowadays, it is not surprising to see doctors using iPad to note and store the medical records of the patients. The rapid transformation of medical technology and the availability of technology for di
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Legal and Regulatory Regime: Medical Technology

By:Admin Oct 04th 2019

As technology is changing rapidly, it opens the new regime within the domain of health care. Advancement in medical technology such as personal medical devices, open-source hardware and mobile phone a
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Intellectual Property in Medicine

By:Admin Oct 04th 2019

Introduction: Access to medicine is a tool that plays a significant role in the lives of people. It has been a life-saving instrument which helps in eliminating diseases by its consumption, applicatio
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Artificial Intelligence in healthcare

By:Admin Oct 02nd 2019

Healthcare in India is growing and complex phenomena due to the increase in population with the same set of healthcare centres eventually resulting in inefficient service towards people suffering from
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Guidelines to protect doctors from frivolous and unjust prosecution

By:Admin Jul 26th 2019

The number of cases filed for medical negligence is increasing day by day. However, a lot of these cases are coming to light as frivolous and baseless.  Frivolous cases have severe repercuss
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Unjust Compensation - A Doctors Perspective

By:Admin Jul 26th 2019

Nowadays, the basic knowledge of how the judicial forums deal with medical negligence cases is necessary for doctors due to the increase in frivolous and unjust matters. The knowledge of how the compe
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Misdiagnosis: A Medical Negligence?

By:Admin Jul 26th 2019

Diagnosis is an essential task performed by physicians. To treat a patient of an illness, the first step of treatment is his diagnosis.     A diagnosis is the identification of a
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Exemption of doctors operating in Emergency Rooms

By:Admin Jul 26th 2019

Emergency rooms are very chaotic by nature. Generally, the Doctors present in the emergency rooms diagnose the patients who are needful to seek medical care due to accidents, sudden violent act, illne
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General Types of Medico-Legal Cases (MLC)

By:Admin Jul 26th 2019

Most doctors come across medico-legal cases (MLC) in their medical career. An MLC is a case of injury wherein an investigation by the law enforcing agency is necessary to get to the bottom of the caus
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Duty of patient to avoid aiding Medical Negligence

By:Admin Jul 24th 2019

Although medical practitioner causes the negligence, there is a certain sense of care to be observed by the patients to avoid any actions that may aid medical negligence. These are the duties of the p
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Rights of the Patient

By:Admin Jul 24th 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has delivered a ‘Charter of Patients Rights’ prepared by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).It includes all the lawful rights of the pat
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Steps to be taken to avoid Medical Negligence

By:Admin Jul 24th 2019

Although medical treatment is improving throughout India, instances of medical negligence caused by medical professionals is still alarmingly high. Treatments/surgeries are not always in the control o
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Liability of Medical Negligence under Consumer Protection Act

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

In India, all medical services fall under the purview of the Consumer Protection Act 1986. The interests of the consumers are protected against the deficiency of services. As per section 2 (1) of the
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Laws that affect Medical Professionals in India

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

The Indian Laws have laid down specific laws and provisions that affect the medical profession, and it's working effectively. Below mentioned are the laws which prevent medical negligence and protects
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Defense against Medical Negligence Cases

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

When a medical professional receives a legal notice alleging deficiency in service, it creates a great deal of stress and disturbance as their reputation is at stake. One who receives the notice or hi
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Duties of Doctors

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

The profession of a medical practitioner is the most respected in society.  It is the responsibility of the doctor to follow standard procedures and precautions while treating his patient. Neglig
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Common types of Medical Negligence

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

Despite the life-changing outcomes, some medical negligence victims don’t seek compensation. It is mainly due to a lack of knowledge of the procedure to be followed. Also, many patients simply
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Medical Consent for treatment in India

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

In medical practice, consent is a legal requirement, not a procedural formality. Getting a mere signature by the patient on a form is not consent. If a patient signs the consent form without getting s
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Regulation for E - Pharmacy in India

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

In India, online purchasing of medicines is the latest trend in the market. Due to the increase in buying medicines online, several services of online pharmacies have also increased on a large scale.
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Types of Consent for Medical Treatment

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

Consent to treatment means permission given to the person before they receive any medical treatment or examination. Consent is needed for the physical examination, donation of an organ, or for any oth
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Guidelines for Autopsy/ Postmortem in India

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

With an increase in the litigation of medical negligence and malpractices, a forensic expert has an opportunity to execute an important role in the medical field. In case of death due to negligence, t
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Guidelines for the prescription of medicines

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

A prescription is an instruction from a prescriber to a patient for his health care. Writing a prescription is one of the crucial tasks performed by health professionals. The format for writing prescr
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Procedure to start a Pharmacy Store in India

By:Admin Jul 23rd 2019

In India, the business of pharmacy store is an excellent business to start as the profit margin is quite high. The positive thing about the medical business is that it does not easily get affected by
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Medical Negligence in India

By:Admin Apr 26th 2019

In recent times, the Indian Society is experiencing a growing awareness regarding the patient’s rights. Since the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, has come into force, patients are able to file le
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