Maternity Clinic Nursing Home at Pipulpati Chinsurah v. Saikat Shom

Country: India
Year: 2010
Court: National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
Citation: Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), REVISION PETITION NO. 204 OF 2006.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

Mahua Shom went to a nursing home’s maternity clinic to deliver her child. She was admitted at 8:30 am on August 25, 1997 to a clinic belonging to the wife of Dr. S.B. Mondal, a gynecologist. Despite her emergency condition, she was not seen by physicians until 4:00 pm, when a treating doctor completed delivery …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Childbirth, Clinics, Compensation, Damages, Eclampsia, Emergency care, Health facilities, Healthcare professionals Health care workers, Inadequate care, Inappropriate treatment, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Negligence, Pregnancy
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Burditt v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Country: United States
Year: 1991
Court: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Citation: Burditt v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 934 F.2d 1362 (5th Cir. 1991)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Medical malpractice, Poverty, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

Petitioner, physician Michael Burditt, appealed a $20,000 civil penalty determination made by respondent, the Executive Appeals Board of Department of Health and Human Services, for the petitioner’s violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). On December 5, 1986 at 4:00pm, Ms. Rosa Rivera arrived at the emergency room of DeTar Hospital …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Childbirth, Damages, Duty of care, Emergency care, Examination, Healthcare professionals Health care workers, Inadequate treatment, Indigent
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