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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. ©

Hon. Supreme Court  held the Hospital vicariously liable to pay RS.76,00,000/- for compensation towards Negligence of it's Doctors.

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…