Chennai: Hospital fined Rs 8.38 lakhs on medical negligence

18 July, 2016

Chennai: 15 years after a hip surgery went wrong at the Bharathi Raja Hospital in Chennai, the hospital has now been ordered by the District consumer disputes redressal forum ( Chennai North) to pay a compensation of Rs 8.38 lakh to the patient. The case is that of one David Tyagraj, a lawyer who had met with a road accident in year 2000 in Pondicherry, came to Dr Nagappan at Bharathi Raja Hospital, in T.Nagar, Chennai for consultation and treatment. It was alleged that the doctor was negligent...

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