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Medical negligence: How to get justice?

Posted Oct 25 2013 12:08pm
In a verdict that has shocked the nation, the Supreme Court has ordered AMRI hospital, Kolkata to shell out Rs 5.96 cr as compensation for medical negligence to Dr Kunal Saha, whose wife was admitted for rashes on her skin. The verdict benefited not only Dr Saha, but the nation at large in raising awareness about medical negligence and how a patient can get justice if he/she has been wronged. Dr Aniruddha Malpani tells us more about using the law to strengthen the patient’s voice in this excerpt from his soon-to-be released book ‘Patient Advocacy – Giving Voice to Patients.’


Our 4th Annual Putting Patients First conference  will be held on 16 Nov, Nehru Center, Worli

Darius Khambatta, Advocate General, Maharashtra, will be Chief Guest and KeyNote Speaker; and we will be releasing our book – Patient Advocacy – Giving Voice to Patients, at this time

The website is

Please do come - we need to work together to heal a sick healthcare system !

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