Medico Legal Corner
The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as medical negligence?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 25 February 2018
The Supreme Court of India has observed in Jacob Mathew v. State of Punjab SC/0457/2005: (2005) 6 SCC 1: “Simply because a patient has not favourably responded to a treatment given by a physician or a surgery has failed, the doctor cannot be held liable per se by applying the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur.”
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