MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASES

  • FTP: Will Anuradha Saha medical negligence case become a turning point in healthcare? October 24, 2013

    In a landmark judgement in a case of medical negligence, the Supreme Court on Thursday enhanced compensation paid to USbased NRI Dr Kunal Saha from Rs 1.73 crore to Rs 5.96 crore for the death of his wife at the age 36 in a Kolkata hospital due to maltreatment. This...
  • NRI doctor medical negligence case: Dr Kunal Saha's long fight October 24, 2013

    Kolkata: It has been a long fight for Dr Kunal Saha, who lost his wife Dr Anuradha Saha 15 years ago due to medical negligence by a Kolkata hospital. Dr Kunal Saha and wife Anuradha had come to India from America for a holiday back in 1998. 36yearold Anuradha developed...
  • Judgement marks a beginning of a change in India's health care system: Kunal Saha October 24, 2013

    In a landmark judgement in a case of medical negligence, the Supreme Court on Thursday enhanced compensation paid to NRI Dr Kunal Saha from Rs 1.73 crore to Rs 5.96 crore for the death of his wife at the age 36 in a Kolkata hospital due to maltreatment. This is...
  • SC orders damages of Rs 5.96 cr in Anuradha Saha case October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In a landmark judgement in a case of medical negligence, the Supreme Court on Thursday enhanced compensation paid to USbased NRI Dr Kunal Saha from Rs 1.73 crore to Rs 5.96 crore for the death of his wife at the age 36 in a Kolkata hospital due to...
  • FTP: Is exemplary punishment needed for medical negligence? July 2, 2013

    The Calcutta High Court on Monday has orders 17 Kolkata doctors including former West Bengal medical council members to stand trial for criminal conspiracy in 1998 Anuradha Saha medical negligence case. ...
  • Anuradha Saha case: 17 doctors to face trial for criminal conspiracy July 1, 2013

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Monday has orders 17 Kolkata doctors including former West Bengal medical council members to stand trial for criminal conspiracy in 1998 Anuradha Saha medical negligence case. Among those who will face trial is West Bengal medical council former president Dr Ashok Chowdhury. One of the...
  • Report medical negligence cases to consumer court: Dr R Ramnarayan April 2, 2013

    A young woman and mother of two, Shailaja has been reduced to a completely vegetative state reportedly because of an anaesthesia overdose she underwent while in for a surgery. Today, she cannot eat, speak or move. She is completely immobile, all because her family say an overdose of anaesthesia. What...