Medical Negligence Law

Many victims are not familiar with the law, leave alone being familiar with the law as it pertains to medical negligence. They are ordinary individuals who want to get justice for the wrong that has been meted out to them.

Getting educated on medical negligence law is critical in effectively pursuing justice. The attached short document is an excellent introduction to the law and interpretation of the law of medical negligence. It starts with defining negligence and goes on to explain the standard with which professional negligence is assessed.

It also covers the landmark judgments on the topic of medical negligence and how courts have progressively defined and clarified on this matter. It is an excellent introduction for anyone trying to pursue justice in the Indian Legal System. Medical Negligence – Law and Interpretation


  1. abhi

    I have pursued a medical negligence case for incomplete diagnosis by peerless hospital
    Both the state medical and MCI have given order that no negligence is seen without proper justification . The MCI has a biased opinion as the doctors are influential politically .
    I have upcoming argument in state consumer court.

    Can you help me with
    – Expert opinion
    – Assist to appear in State consumer forum and
    – Any judgement where MCI opinion cannot be binding for the court ?

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