NCDRC overturnes Rs 23 lakh medical negligence order on Apollo Hospitals

24 September, 2016

Chennai: In a major move, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has overturned an order given by the Tamil Nadu state consumer commission, as per which the Apollo Hospital and its doctor were mandated to pay a fine of Rs. 23 Lakh to the parents of a deceased patient on account of medical negligence The case was that of a 12 year boy,R M Vijaram, who was admitted to Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai under the care of Dr Revathy Raj. The doctor diagnosed the patient as suf...

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