A doctor has been charged for the manslaughter a 4-year old boy, who died of pneumonia as the doctor had not made appropriate tests like taking his blood or an X-ray.
The District Court in Trencin found the doctor guilty of manslaughter by professional negligence and sentenced her to 30 months in jail and a six year ban from her profession, TV Markiza reported.
The unfortunate incident happened over three years ago just before Christmas when the boy was taken by his parents to Ilava Hospital. They were just given some medication and sent home. The doctor is pleading innocence and her legal defence has already appealed the ruling.