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AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence

A case of medical negligence has been registered against the premier institute of medicine AIIMS and has been asked to pay a fine of Rs five lakhs by the State Consumer Commission . All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is guilty of wrongly diagnosing a woman as cancer patient and ...

Consumer Court in Himachal Fined Pepsi

A consumer court in Himachal Pradesh has fined the soft drink giant Pepsi of Rs. 100,000 against a complaint filed by a consumer five years ago//. The complaint was lodged after the consumer found worms in a Pepsi Mirinda bottle. The Himachal Pradesh Consumer Redressal Commission here Tuesday...

Orissa Hospital, Surgeon Fined for Wrong Treatment

A consumer forum has slapped a fine of Rs.110,000 on a private hospital and its doctor-owner in Orissa for wrongly treating a woman//. The Balasore district consumer redressal forum Saturday fined the Balasore-based City Clinic and its owner Pratima Pradhan for wrongly operating on the uterus...

American Red Cross Fined $4.2m for Improper Blood Screening

The FDA fined American Red Cross a record $4.2 million for improper screening of potential blood donors and also for other safety problems//. The Food and Drug Administration yesterday disclosed the fine amount which follows $5.7 million in previous fines since 2003, calling attention to a dis...

American Red Cross Fined by FDA over Blood Collection Practices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has charged the American Red Cross yet again with a whopping fine because they did not adhere to the stipulation of safe blood collection techniques.// The Red Cross (ARC), which is responsible for nearly 45 percent of the nation's requirement of blood, has bee...

Private Nursing Home in Madhya Pradesh Fined For Negligence

A private nursing home in Bhopal and two of its doctors have been asked by the Madhya Pradesh Consumer forum to pay a Rs.100,000 fine for alleged// post-operative negligence resulting in the death of a patient. Phool Chand Soni admitted his wife Sarla to Ayushman Hospital following swelling in...

Hospital Trust Fined £100,000 after Patient Deat

Southampton University Hospitals Trust has been fined £100,000 after pleading guilty in the case of the death of Sean Phillips, 31 following a routine operation//. The trust has pleaded guilty for failing to supervise doctors following the operation. Sitting at Winchester Crown Court, Mr Justic...

Pregnancy should not be confined

Women who are in the late stages of pregnancy may still be able to fly home for the holidays. Pregnant women can also exercise more than previously recommended. Until now, there were no formal recommendations on flying during pregnancy.// Most airlines in the United States allow women to travel un...

'Can't Text, I'm Driving!'

...ng in nonverbal communication with another person, playing a game, or entering data." Violators would be charged with a civil infraction and would be fined $100. "The major problem is that too many people believe they can multitask and do everything at one time," Doctor Smith said. "In the end,...

Insurance May Be Hazardous to Your Health: "They Figured It Was Cheaper to Kill Me"

...n an hour and a half's drive from a major city. Earlier this year, Vermont fined Cigna HealthCare and Magellan Health Services which contracts with Blue Cro...' Right to Sue HMOs," 2004. (2) Daniel Barlow, "Health Insurers fined for Phantom Networks," Argus Times, May 26, 2009. Media contacts...

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PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt

... overruled by an insurance company medical reviewer. PacifiCare is owned by United Health, the nation's largest health insurer, and just last year was fined $3.5 million by the state of California for wrongly denying 133,000 cases in a two-year period. Inspired by the pleas of Nick's 19-year-old brother ...

AGA Medical Corporation Responds to Occlutech Statement on the Status of the Ongoing Patent Litigation in Europe

...invalidity in Italy that did not succeed. In addition, Occlutech has been found guilty of violating the Court order on infringement in Germany and was fined by the court. The injunction of the German court remains in place. Additionally, AGA Medical is exploring remedies under German law that might be av...

Managing the nightmare of identity theft

...d more than 120 reported data breaches in American companies, resulting in $53 million in fines, since February of 2005. One company, ChoicePoint, was fined $10 million for its data breach. Fellow Michael Best partner John C. Thomure, the defendant's attorney, joined Benson, the prosecuting attorney, in...

The press vs. Google: Copyright cases to watch

...s. The initial hearing resulted in an order on Sept. 5 that gave Google a choice between removing its links to the complaining newspapers or being fined one million euro per day. Google removed the links. A judgment in the case is expected in late December or early January. In any event, Google's settl...
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