KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Civil Court ordered an expatriate doctor in a famous cosmetic clinic to pay compensation of KD 50,000 to a Kuwaiti woman because a mastectomy had to be performed on her as a result of a medical error. According to the court’s medical reports, the accused is a dermatologist and does not specialize in liposuction. It is noteworthy that the Criminal Court had sentenced him to six months imprisonment followed by deportation from the country after serving the sentence. The Kuwaiti woman had filed her lawsuit demanding compensation for the medical error, referring the papers to the Medical Liability Authority, which proved the medical error committed by the doctor and imposed a disciplinary penalty.
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