Medical Negligence and Consumer Protection Law

Author : Prashant R Dahat Public awareness of medical negligence in India is growing. Hospital managements are increasingly facing complaints regarding the facilities, standards of professional competence, and the appropriateness of their therapeutic and diagnostic methods. After the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, has come into force some patients have filed legal cases against doctors, have established...

Law relating to Encounter Death

Author : Shashank Singh “ What is done without any punishment, can be repeated without fear.” Impunity without doubt is a grave problem affecting the country and leads to more and more human rights violations. The encounter specialists who have been in news recently, amplify this. Once hailed as heroes, they become the fall guys, with the blood of the innocent on their hands. Is society really...