Month: August 2017

Mamata Banerjee Submits Affidavit In SC After 5 Years, Claims Doctor Convicted For Anuradha Saha’s Death Was Removed From Post Of “Chief Adviser”

Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, who was found guilty for gross medical negligence causing death of Anuradha Saha by Supreme Court in 2009 that also awarded highest ever compensation of Rs. 11.5 crore in 2013, was chosen as the “chief adviser” for Bengal health department by chief minister Mamata Banerjee against which a writ petition was filed …

Consumer Court Issues Notice to Government Hospital Refusing To Provide Medical Records After Death of Poor a 20-year Old Healthy Mother Dying From “Acute Renal Failure”

PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, appeared before division bench of Justice Iswar Chandra Das and Tarapada Gangopadyay in West Bengal Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and argued on behalf of Mr. Prabir Dey, a poor daily laborer whose 20-year old wife Archana Dey died last year at the R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, a top …

PBT Argues For Doctor-Victim Of Medical Negligence: NCDRC Issues Notice Against Kolkata Doctor For Compensation Of Rs. 3.95 Crore

A division bench of Hon’ble Justice Mr. B.C. Gupta and Dr. S.M. Kantikar in the National Consumer Forum (NCDRC) admitted a major complaint of “medical negligence” and issued show cause notice against a private nursing home “Extent Medical & Surgical Center” in Chandannagar near Kolkata for the wrongful death of Ms. Sanchita Khan, US-trained IT …