Patient suffers brain damage; hospital ordered to pay over ₹50 lakhs

Tagore Medical College and Hospital has been directed to pay a total of ₹51,14,431 as compensation to the woman's family.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 11, 2024 | 4:30 PMUpdatedJul 11, 2024 | 4:30 PM

UTI patient in Chennai suffers brain damage after Ceftriaxone infection

Three years after the administration of Injection Ceftriaxone that left a patient in a vegetative state due to anaphylactic shock, Tagore Medical College and Hospital in Chennai was ordered to pay ₹51,14,431 as compensation and ₹75,000 per month for the patient’s daily care. The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in Kancheepuram directed to pay the amount to the woman’s son.

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