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Lilavati, doc told to pay `16L for negligence

DNMUM437270 | 6/6/2019 | Author : Ashutosh M. Shukla | WC :284 | Health

The state consumer disputes redressal commission (SCDRC) in an order has directed that Rs 16.45 lakh compensation be paid to a complainant for medical negligence.
The order pronounced on May 2 was uploaded this week after a complaint filed by Goregaon resident Shyamalee Gupta. Gupta had made the managing director of Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre and Dr. Ranjana Dhanu as parties alleging medical negligence.
Gupta was suffering from menopausal bleeding and was advised to undergo minor investigative procedure - a hysteroscopy and dilation and curettage (D&C). On the same day she was readmitted due to continuous complaint of breathlessness. Her family members were informed that her right uterer was damage and emergency
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