Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

Medical negligence cases often launched recklessly by patients to make fast buck: Karnataka High Court

The observations were made in a judgment absolving a doctor of allegations about a lapse in performing an angioplasty on a patient who had subsequently died.

The Karnataka High Court recently observed that cases of medical negligence against doctors and hospitals are often launched recklessly, and "compensation culture” which is common in other countries is gradually, gaining entry in medical services in India [Dr. Ganesh Nayak vs. V Shamanna and Ors]

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