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Anuradha Saha Wrongful Death Case Judgment To Be Delivered By The National Consumer Forum (NCDRC) On October 21, 2011

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has announced that the final judgment of the historic Anuradha Saha’s wrongful death case will be delivered on Friday (October 21, 2011).  The NCDRC will declare the quantum of compensation to be paid by three top Kolkata doctors (Sukumar Mukherjee, Baidyanath Halder and Balaram Prasad) and Advanced Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) hospital in Kolkata.  The Supreme Court has already found these doctors and AMRI hospital guilty for medical negligence and responsible for death of Anuradha Saha, a US-based child psychologist, who died from gross maltreatment on May 28, 1998 when she came for a social visit to India with her husband and PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha.  After a long-drawn legal battle that lasted for more than 12 years, the final arguments in this matter was concluded before the NCDRC on July 25, 2011.  The compensation claimed for Anuradha’s wrongful death now stands over Rs. 94 crore (plus interest for the past 12 years), highest in Indian medico-legal history.  People of India are eagerly looking toward the final verdict of this historic fight against “medical negligence”.

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