BRING­ING CHEER TO AC­CI­DENT VIC­TIMS

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PE­TAL­ING JAYA: To com­mem­o­rate World Traf­fic Ac­ci­dent Vic­tims Remembrance Day, the Road Safety De­part­ment (JKJR) vis­ited ac­ci­dent vic­tims at the Univer­sity Malaya Med­i­cal Cen­tre yes­ter­day. JKJR Fed­eral Ter­ri­tory Kuala Lumpur direc­tor Subashini Jane An­thony Muthu said the visit was to lift the spir­its of pa­tients who are vic­tims of ac­ci­dents, and also to raise aware­ness of post-ac­ci­dent work and pro­ce­dures, pa­tient and hospi­tal rights, which most are un­aware of. She said th­ese in­cluded fil­ing po­lice re­ports within a stip­u­lated time pe­riod (within seven days for non-hos­pi­talised vic­tims and within 30 days for hos­pi­talised vic­tims), in­ves­ti­ga­tions and in­surance claims.

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