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AMRI Hos­pi­tals

Dhakuria, Kolkata COURT VERDICT A hos­pi­tal is re­spon­si­ble for acts of all its doc­tors STA­TUS Unit closed since 2011 fire FINE Rs 5.96 crore plus in­ter­est since 1993

Dr Suku­mar Mukher­jee

Gen­eral physi­cian COURT VERDICT The man­ner in which he at­tempted to shirk his re­spon­si­bil­ity is very much un­be­com­ing of a doc­tor as renowned and revered as he is. Sought to dis­own own pre­scrip­tion and re­sorted to blame game. STA­TUS Prac­tis­ing FINE Rs 10 lakh

Dr Baidyanath Halder

Der­ma­tol­o­gist COURT VERDICT Made ev­ery at­tempt to shift the blame to other doc­tors, thereby taint­ing the med­i­cal pro­fes­sion whose mis­sion is to serve. STA­TUS In­dis­posed FINE Rs 10 lakh

Dr Balaram Prasad

Gen­eral physi­cian COURT VERDICT He acted as a sec­ond fid­dle and per­pet­u­ated the neg­li­gence in ad­min­is­ter­ing treat­ment. He might have acted on the di­rec­tion of the se­nior doc­tors. STA­TUS Prac­tis­ing FINE Rs 5 lakh

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