Medical Negligence and Consumer Law I

“This appeal is directed against the Final Judgment and Order dated 01.09.2009 passed by The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in First Appeal No. 93 of 2004 whereby the National Commission allowed the appeal and set aside the Order dated 19.01.2004 of The State Commission, West Bengal, Kolkata. A surgeon cannot and does not guarantee […]

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The Last Word

Friendships & Rivalries, Losses & Victories never have an end – only a beginning. Spectacular Judges of the Supreme Court have hoped for an impactful conclusion. The irreversibly powerful ones have known more. There is never a last word. Life travels with the surety of a pendulum clock, tick tock. We remember: in Puttaswamy, [Writ Petition […]

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Trusts not Consumers

My Lord, Can a complaint be filed by a Trust under the provisions of The Consumer Protection Act, 1986? “A reading of the definition of the words ‘complaint’, ‘complainant’ and ‘consumer’ makes it clear that a Trust cannot invoke the provisions of the Act in respect of any allegation on the basis of which a […]

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