LIABILITIES UNDER MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN INDIA 1. Civil Liability 2. Criminal Liability CIVIL LIABILITY – The civil law is the mainly covered under The Consumer Act, 1986 which holds the medical practitioner responsible for deficiency of services based upon the facts of the cases. The civil laws are award of damages to the patient or award of compensation to the patient by the court. Civil Liability usually includes the claim for damages suffered in the form of compensation. if there is any…