Doctor, Hospital fined Rs 2.3 lakhs for leaving surgical mop in patients stomach

01 August, 2016

New Delhi: The apex consumer commission has held a Chhattisgarh-based hospital and one of its doctors guilty of medical negligence and directed them to pay Rs 2.3 lakh to a woman for leaving a surgical mop in her abdomen during her cesarean delivery. National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission bench headed by Justice Ajit Bharihoke upheld the order of the state commission and the district forum saying their findings cannot be faulted with. The bench dismissed the appeal of Chhattisgarh’s A...

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