by Zondiwe Mbewe on 20 Feb 2019by Mirriam Chabala on 20 Feb 2019by Mirriam Chabala on 20 Feb 2019by Geofrey Zulu on 20 Feb 2019
- Goal Diggers
by Alex Chilumbwe on 19 Feb 2019by Abraham Kalito on 17 Feb 2019by Abraham Kalito on 17 Feb 2019by Alex Chilumbwe on 12 Feb 2019
by Stuart Lisulo on 20 Feb 2019by Mirriam Chabala on 19 Feb 2019by Martin Musunka on 19 Feb 2019by Thomas Mulenga on 19 Feb 2019
by Zondiwe Mbewe on 20 Feb 2019by Zondiwe Mbewe on 19 Feb 2019by Zondiwe Mbewe on 19 Feb 2019by Zondiwe Mbewe on 15 Feb 2019
- Editor's Choice
by Andyford Mayele Banda on 29 Jan 2019by Davies Mwila on 22 Jan 2019by Diggers Reporter on 17 Jan 2019by Andyford Mayele Banda on 14 Jan 2019
by Diggers Editor on 20 Feb 2019by Diggers Editor on 17 Feb 2019by Diggers Editor on 16 Feb 2019by Diggers Editor on 13 Feb 2019
by Milimo Namangala in Pemba District on 19 Feb 2019by Tenson Mkhala on 18 Feb 2019by Mirriam Chabala on 13 Feb 2019by Thomas Mulenga on 4 Feb 2019
- Guest Diggers
by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 18 Feb 2019by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 11 Feb 2019by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 4 Feb 2019by Linda Kasonde on 31 Jan 2019
Lusaka woman sues Fairview Hospital over niece’s deathBy Diggers Reporter on 24 Nov 2017
A Lusaka woman has sued Medi Care International Limited, which trades as Fairview Hospital, for negligence in the High Court over the death of her niece during a caesarian section.
Tapiwa Gondwe who sued as the administrator of Masozi Gondwe Kakuwa’s estate, is did demanding K1,650,000.00 for loss of expectation of life.
Gondwe is also demanding K1,200,000.00 for loss of future earnings ability as the late was an employ at Barclays Bank Zambia.
According to a statement of claim, Masozi, who drove herself to the hospital, was made to stay for two days in labour after which the hospital authority decided to take her for c-section on or about April 1, 2017.
Gondwe stated that her niece never woke up from surgery but her baby is fine.
She availed that Masozi never complained of anything except labour pains.
The plaintiff further claimed the hospital failed to exercise reasonable skill and care on Masozi when it was obliged to do so.
She claimed Fairview Hospital breached the duty of care which resulted in the death of her niece.
Gondwe stated that the family was only informed of the death six hours after it occurred but Barclays Bank was told immediately.
She stated that the family was shocked to find an Ideal Funeral Hearse parked at the hospital without their knowledge.
“The postmortem report established that death was wholly caused by the hospital’s lack of proper care, attention or dereliction of duty and non fulfillment of duty,” read the statement of claim.
She stated that the hospital failed to take all reasonable steps to secure the life of her niece in the theatre.
Gondwe availed that Masozi had a good job with Barclays Bank and was survived by a 3-year-old daughter, the newborn and her mother.
She is also demanding K1,350,000.00 being damages for hardships, mental stress and anguish to the family as well as K1,595,000.
About Diggers Reporter
- Brian Chilala dies in accident - 11 Feb 2019
- DEC nabs 3 more Ministry of General Education officials for theft - 1 Feb 2019
- 3 juveniles die in Samfya mine accident - 21 Jan 2019
- Ghanaian investigative journalist shot dead - 17 Jan 2019
- If we mishandle DRC, we will import more refugees plus Ebola - 17 Jan 2019
Subscribe for email alerts
Weekly Most Digged
ArchivesMar0 PostsApr0 PostsMay0 PostsJun0 PostsJul0 PostsAug0 PostsSep0 PostsOct0 PostsNov0 PostsDec0 Posts
- February 2019
- January 2019
- December 2018
- November 2018
- October 2018
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- November 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- March 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- December 2016
- November 2016
- October 2016
The News Diggers
Deputy News Editor
Plot No. Lus/9812/649-MC8
off Alex Chola Road
P.O. Box 32147
Telephone or WhatsApp:
+26-097-7708285, 095-3424603, 096-5815078
diggers [at] diggers [dot] news
editor [at] diggers [dot] news
Send this to a friend