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Medical Negligence

Written by:
Prachi Sethi
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Overview Medical Negligence basically is the misconduct by a medical practitioner or doctor by not providing enough care resulting in breach of their duties and harming the patients which are their consumers. Steps involved in registration of apostille: The first step to be taken in case of medical negligence is to file a proper complaint to the State Medical Council against the concerned doctor, practitioner or authority. The victim may file a complaint via the consumer court or a criminal court a per the nature of the negligence. Required Documents • Cases must be built on evidence, so it's important that the person making the claim can prove what happened to them was a mistake and that they suffered injury or harm as a result of that mistake. Documents that could help prove medical negligence • Discharge summary, referral notes, and death summary in case of natural death are important documents for the patient. Hence, these have to be given without charge for all including patients who leave against medical advice.