Can a medical treatment be given to someone without his or her consent?

A medical staff performed a procedure on me without my consent? What should I do?

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Team Legistify

  • Sector-1, Noida

If a medical staff performs a medical procedure on an individual without his/her consent, the individual may sue the staff for assault and battery. He/she may also sue for medical malpractice if the procedure has any side effects on the individual or any of his/her organs.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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