Month: June 2019

Doctors Withdraw Unlawful Strike, But Who Will Pay For The Lives Lost? PBT Plans To File “Contempt” Case In Supreme Court Against IMA

After one week of continuous “doctors’ strike” that virtually crippled entire medical system in West Bengal and across India causing endless pain, suffering and even death of many patients, doctors have finally withdrawing the strike to resume regular hospital services on Tuesday. Following two separate PILs filed by PBT in 2006 and 2012, Supreme Court …

Shame On Bengal Govt. – Mamata Banerjee Selects Biggest Negligent Doctor Who Brought “Great Disrespect to Medical Profession” (Apex Court) as Chief Negotiator to Solve “Doctors’ Strike” as New PIL Filed by PBT

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State to file a comprehensive report within 7 days as to what steps the government is taking to end the ongoing “doctors’ strike” in Kolkata that has crippled medical services in hospitals across the state for the past 5 days. The court has also reminded the doctors …

PBT Fights For Medical Negligence Victims: National Consumer Forum Directs Doctors and Top Government Hospital To Pay Rs. 2 Lakh For Willful Non-appearance Before State Consumer Forum

Biplab Pal, 32-year old only son of a poor mother, Bula Pal, died in 2014 from alleged botched gall-bladder surgery at R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital in Kolkata. After the victim’s family came to PBT seeking help, a complaint was lodged before the W.B. State Consumer Forum. Court sent numerous notices to the premier …