Medico Legal Corner

What are common situations where the MBBS degree can be in problem in court of law in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 10 May 2021
The situations in which MBBS degree can be questioned are If the degree is fake ...MORE
Choosing the best option in the judgement of the doctor is not medical negligence
Dr KK Aggarwal, 09 May 2021
In the case of Charan Singh vs Healing Touch Hospital And Ors on 24 April 2003 III 2003 CPJ 62 NC the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed ldquo It is a settle ...MORE
Can the relatives/attendants ask for medical records of a patient who was earlier admitted in another hospital?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 08 May 2021
Yes The relatives attendants can ask the previous hospitals to provide a copy of the records quoting MCI rules nbsp The MCI Code of Ethics Regulations ...MORE
Some situations of negligence as defined by the Supreme Court of India
Dr KK Aggarwal, 07 May 2021
In Martin F DSouza vs Mohd Ishfaq 3541 of 2002 dated 17 02 2009 the Supreme Court has defined some situations of negligence as follows ...MORE
Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner. Should they be given a bill?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 06 May 2021
According to Clause 3 7 1 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 a physician is required to clearly display his fees and other charge ...MORE
Is it necessary for the doctor to mention the Registration Number issued to him or her?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 05 May 2021
Yes a doctor should mention the registration number issued to him by the Medical Council of India or a State Medical Council on the prescription made by him to his patients ...MORE