Medical Negligence

Aakarsh Shah, RNPI law school Editor’s note: Medical negligence is punishable under various laws such as torts, IPC, Indian Contracts Act, Consumer Protection Act, etc. It can be defined as misconduct by a medical practitioner or doctor, and causes many deaths and illnesses each year. This … [Read more...]

Emerging Trends of E-Commerce & Challenges to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986

By A Gowri Nair & K.M. Aiswarya, School Of Legal Studies, CUSAT "Editor's Note: Today, there are no boundaries in the business world. Technology has cured the problems posed by geographical limitations. Business is largely being conducted online, where buying and selling is taking place through … [Read more...]

Doctor-Patient Relationships: The Distinction Between Contractual and Tortious Liability

By Almas Shaikh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: Doctors and patients share a legal fiduciary relationship which is contractual in nature. Due to this, a doctor owes a reasonable duty of care towards his patient. In case of breach of the same on account of … [Read more...]

The Role Of Consumer Dispute Redressal Agencies

(ANONYMOUS) Editor’s Note: Consumer exploitation in India can be brought down only with proper awareness of the consumers about their rights. There are many platforms which they can approach to put in their complaints and escalate it to achieve justice. The Government understood the need to … [Read more...]

State of Rajasthan vs Mst Vidhyawati : Case Analysis

By Mounica Kasturi, SLS Pune   Editor's Note: In this case, the claim for damages was made by the dependants of a person who died in an accident caused by the negligence of the driver of a jeep maintained by the Government for official use of the Collector of Udaipur while it was being … [Read more...]

Consumer Protection Act

By Yash Bishnoi, CNLU Editor's Note: Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986/ Consumer Protection (amendment) Act, 2011 consumers are provided with machinery whereby they can file their complaints to the Consumer Forums with special powers so that appropriate action could be taken and the possible … [Read more...]