Kerala: Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Kannur has dismissed medical negligence charge against an eye hospital and 2 ophthalmologists. The doctors had treated the patient who suffered the penetration of a metal tool into his right eye and lost eye in the treatment process.
The patient alleged that there was a delay in treatment and gross negligence on part of the doctors and hospital and as a result, the infection spread through his eye and he lost his vision if the right eye.
The commission dismissed the plea stating,
The expert committee did not find the Ops guilty of committing medical negligence. Since the of the Expert Committee is available on record, we have to go by the Expert committee report unless there are good enough reasons to reasons to disagree with expert committee report. We cannot substantiate our own views over that of specialists because we are not expert in medical science.