Fraud alert

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Doctor In Pune Lured By Patient, Lost ₹89 Lakhs In Fraud

In a distressing incident in Sambhajinagar, Chinchwad, a female doctor fell prey to an ₹89.58 lakh fraud orchestrated by a patient who had sought medical treatment at her hospital. The doctor promptly reported the incident to the Nigdi police station on Saturday. The accused, identified as Rajesh Jain(47) from Mumbai, lured the doctor into investing in his construction project by promising her a flat worth double the amount she invested.

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 04:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Fraud, Pune Doctor, Duped, Patient, Crime, scam

Courtesy: Punekar News


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Doctor Gets Fake Rs 500 Note From Patients, Shares Incident On Thread

Dr Manav Arora, an orthopaedic surgeon, shared a tragic-turned-comedy incident on the recently launched Thread platform. On July 7, a patient gave Dr Arora a fake Rs 500 note, which his receptionist didn't notice. Arora shared the incident on Thread and said,  "Anyway, I had a good laugh and I’ve saved this note with me since it’s a fun memory, even though I have been robbed off of Rs 500.” 

Sun, 09 Jul 2023 - 12:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Threads, Viral Story, Fake Rs 500 Note, doctor, Patient

Courtesy: India Times

Patient carried on stretcher

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Relatives Carry Patient To Doctor's House In Stretcher For Being 'Absent' To Hospital

A patient was carried to a doctor's residence in a stretcher, after the doctor remained absent at the District Hospital in Baikunthpur, on May 7. In incident occurred at around 1:30PM in Chhattisgarh's Koriya, when the relatives of the patient were seen carrying him using a hand kart, after the ambulance refused to take him due to alleged "lack of fuel". The doctor requested them to get the patient admitted.

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Chattisgarh, Koriya, Patient, Baikunthpur, district hospital

Courtesy: ANI


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Patient Attacks Doctor With Scissor In ICU: Delhi

In a shocking incident, a patient (40) attacked a doctor with a pair of scissors in an ICU, in Tilak Nagar, West Delhi. Happened on April, 15, the doctor escaped the spot with minor injuries and no case has been registered against the accused patient. As per PTI, the patient was admitted to get rid of alcohol addiction and was rigid to leave the hospital, hence attacked the doctor.

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: hospital, Attack, ALCOHOLIC, Patient, Delhi Hospital

Supreme Court.

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Doctors Cannot Be Held Guilty Of Negligence If Patient Dies: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on November 30 said if a patient didn't survive, the doctor cannot be held guilty of medical negligence. It said while observing an order of a Consumer Court, in which it ordered Bombay hospital and Medical Research Centre to pay Rs 14.18 lakh to the deceased patients' family for unsuccessful surgeries. The Court also added that no professional can assure a patient's life after a surgical procedure. 

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 10:16 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: SC, Medical Negligence, Patient, Guilty, Consumer Court

Courtesy: Hindustan Times