A well-known hospital in Gujarat's Mahisagar area has been ordered to pay a remuneration of Rs 11 lakh to the family of a man who died after specialist doctors at the hospital eliminated his left kidney. The deceased, Devendrabhai Raval, was taken to the KMG General Hospital in Balasinor in 2011 for the evacuation of kidney stones.
Hearing a request by a relative of the deceased, the Gujarat State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has requested KMG General Hospital to pay Rs 11.23 lakh as remuneration to the kinfolk. The consumer rights board held that the hospital has vicarious responsibility for the carelessness of its worker.
An inhabitant of Vanghroli town in Gujarat's Kheda area, Devendrabhai Raval had been encountering extreme back ache and trouble passing pee in May of 2011. This is the point at which he referred a specialist at the KMG General Hospital who analyzed a 15 mm stone in Raval's left kidney. Raval operated upon on September 3, 2011.
Though, following the activity, the specialist apparently let the deceased's family know that he needed to eliminate the patient's left kidney rather than the stone. The specialist demanded that the choice was taken, remembering the wellbeing of the patient.
As he encountered more prominent issues with passing urine soon after the operation, Devendrabhai Raval was admitted to a kidney hospital in Nadiad for treatment. He was subsequently referred to the Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Center (IKDRC) in Ahmedabad, where he capitulated to renal complications on January 8, 2012.
"The doctors are responsible not just for his own acts of command and exclusion yet in addition for the carelessness of its representatives in as much as the act happens inside the course and extent of the work," the Gujarat State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission noticed. In its order, the board requested the KMG General Hospital in Balasinor to pay remuneration with 7.5 percent interest happened beginning around 2012 to the deceased's kinfolk.