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Suffering of ailment by the patient after surgery does not mean medical negligence

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In the matter titled as “Dr. S. K. Jhunjhunwala versus Mrs. Dhanwanti Kumar & Anr.”, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, vide judgement dated 01.10.2018, held that simply proving the suffering of ailment by the patient after a surgery does not amount to medical negligence. A doctor can be held liable for medical negligence only if the suffering of any such ailment is because the surgery was improperly performed and that too with the degree of negligence on the part of the d...
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