Legality In Hospitals- Medico-Legal Case Management


  • Ashwini Pandit1 , Dhwani Patel2 , Arushi Chawla3



Medico-legal, Medicine, Law, MLC case management


The growing number of legal issues in various fields and specialties in the current era has been no different

in the healthcare sector. The complexity associated with such issues has been the major concern of practicing

doctors/healthcare professionals. In this article, an attempt has been made to focus the legalities in the field

of medicine with an emphasis on the Indian set up and existing Laws governing such actions. The article

comprises of medico-legal case management, awareness and prevalent practices among the health care

professionals especially among those who are directly or indirectly involved with the treatment of patients.

As far the awareness is concerned regarding a procedure, the documentation and various other medico-legal

issues were studied in detail. Also, various aspects of medico-legal cases admitted in the hospital.

Author Biography

Ashwini Pandit1 , Dhwani Patel2 , Arushi Chawla3

1 Assistant Professor (MBA-Hospital & Healthcare Management), Institute of Management & Training, Gujarat

Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, 2 Assistant Professor, 3 Postgraduate Student (Forensic Odontology),

Institute of Forensic Sciences, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar



How to Cite

Ashwini Pandit1 , Dhwani Patel2 , Arushi Chawla3. (2020). Legality In Hospitals- Medico-Legal Case Management. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 19-23.

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