Hon. Supreme Court held the Hospital vicariously liable to pay RS.76,00,000/- for compensation towards Negligence of it's Doctors. -Adv. Rohit Erande. ©
What was the Negligence and Deficiency in service ?..
1. Failure to supply Medical Records in time and
2. Failure to diagnose Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) as a result a premature baby became blind...
Case Details : Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, New Delhi & ors. v/s Master Rishabh Sharma & ors Civ. App..No. 6619/2016. Decided on 16/12/2019.
Coram : Hon. Uday Umesh Lalit J. Hon. Indu Malhotra J.
Judgment Link : https://main.sci.gov.in/supremecourt/2016/21554/21554_2016_11_1501_19181_Judgement_16-Dec-2019.pdf
Facts of the case in Short :
1. The Respondent - the child patient through his widowed mother and elder brother filed the original compliant for RS.1,30,25,000/- towards medical Negligence against the Hospital and doctors.
2. On 02/04/2005, the Mother delivered the baby @ 32 week's gestation and his weight was only 1.49 kg. at the time of Birth. The…