MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE OF A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL

 ” HOSPITALS LIABLE TO PAY IF CONSULTING DOCTORS INVOLVED IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE ” – SC

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that a hospital is also vicariously responsible for the medical negligence committed by the medical professionals employed or retained by it.   It is well established that a hospital is vicariously liable for the acts of negligence committed by the doctors engaged or impaneled to provide medical care.   It…

Query: I had taken a loan of ₹ 5 lakhs from a private financer. At the time of advancing loan, the financer had also obtained security cheques from me. Although, the loan amount with interest has been repaid, but the financer did not return the security cheques. He misused the same by filing a false case under Negotiable Instruments Act. How should, I defend myself.

Answer: Issuance of security cheques is a good defense which is also legally acceptable. But, you have to prove that  the cheques in qestion were given by way of security and the same have been misused by the complainant. As there is a presumption under section 139 of Negotiable Instrument Act that there exists a…

Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Amendment Bill 2019

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019

  Introduction- The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019, The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to protect senior citizens and parents including those who are neglected and are unable to support themselves. With more than 135 million elderly people, India today has…