Tort & Clinical Negligence
At LMA, our lawyers have expertise in respect of medical negligence claims and Pakistan’s leading hospitals regularly seek our advice and representation in relation to their contentious disputes. Lawyers from the firm have been retained as legal advisors by Aga Khan University Hospital to advise and represent the hospital in all claims filed in court.
The firm has successfully represented Aga Khan University Hospital as well as the Liaquat National Hospital in several major cases in cases involving allegations of clinical negligence and professional malpractice.
- The has defended one of Pakistan’s largest Private Hospitals in a claim in the region of PKR. 100 Million, which is claimed as damages for alleged negligence in the treatment of the patient who came in the hospital with left sided Hemiplegia with Full Territory Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction, Hypertension, Mitral Stenosis and Atrial Fibrillation. The patient’s family claimed damages on the basis that there should have been no transfer to another hospital without adequate arrangements and the patient was not in stable condition when transferred.