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Article Cabby's negligence left cyclist with fractured skull
By: CHARMAINE NG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  18/10/2019
A taxi driver who collided into a cyclist, causing her to suffer serious injuries, including a fractured skull and bleeding in her brain, was sentenced to a week's jail yesterday.
Lim Hoon Chiang, 56, who pleaded guilty to causing grievous hurt by driving negligently, will also be   (461 words)
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Article Dentist's guilty plea of serious negligence rejected
By: SALMA KHALIK SENIOR HEALTH CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  23/12/2019
Even so, the disciplinary committee decided it was unable to accept the plea of guilt on the charge of serious negligence because it was not satisfied that his conduct "amounted to such serious negligence that it objectively portrayed an abuse of the privileges" of a dentist.   (794 words)
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Article CGH and doc found guilty of negligence in cancer diagnosis {SEE CORRECTION}
By: SALMA KHALIK SENIOR HEALTH CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  27/02/2019
Correction: Our headline yesterday "CGH and doc found guilty of negligence in cancer diagnosis" was wrong. While the patient succeeded in her claim against Changi General Hospital, she failed in her claim against Dr Imran Mohamed Noor.   (814 words)
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Article 'Loss of chance' of better outcome flagged as vital point of law
By: K. C. VIJAYAN SENIOR LAW CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  03/04/2019
Medical negligence lawsuits

Appeal against award in another case could impact outcome against CGH

A five-judge Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in a landmark case earlier this year on whether compensation should be given to victims of medical negligence who might have had a better chance of survival had it not been for a flawed   (601 words)
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Article Appeal Court ruled CGH negligent in diagnosing cancer; doctors not negligent
By: SALMA KHALIK,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  28/02/2019

While the Court of Appeal found CGH liable for negligence, all three doctors were exonerated and found not liable for negligence.
Of Dr Imran, it said that while he had not scheduled a follow-up appointment for Ms Noor Azlin, Dr Imran was ultimately not liable for negligence as she did not have lung cancer when she saw him in 2007.   (207 words)
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Article Family of brain-dead man sues IMH, seeks $5m for alleged negligence {SEE CORRECTION 1}
By: K. C. VIJAYAN SENIOR LAW CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  03/04/2019

The family of Mr Cheng Jia Ning is seeking over $5 million for alleged negligence, a claim IMH is contesting. Mr Cheng, 59, has been brain-dead and bedridden in a nursing home since June 2017 {SEE CORRECTION 3 ABOVE}.   (643 words)
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Article Council rejects dentist's guilty plea
By: SALMA KHALIK, SENIOR HEALTH CORRESPONDENT,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  23/12/2019
It wasn't satisfied his conduct amounted to serious negligence, fines him $10,000 for 'poor note-taking' The Singapore Dental Council (SDC) has rejected a dentist's plea that he had been guilty of serious negligence. Instead, it only took Dr Wang Kit Man to task for "poor note-taking" and fined him $10,000.   (589 words)
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Article Drivers who caused death should receive maximum penalty
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  01/06/2018
But even a lifelong ban on driving would be a pittance compared with a life lost because of the driver's oversight and negligence on the road.   (289 words)
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Article Patient's family loses suit against NUH, head neurosurgeon
By: SELINA LUM LAW CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  28/11/2019
When the trial started in April this year, the claims of negligence during the operation were dropped. At the end of the 32-day hearing last month, the claims of negligence before the operation were also abandoned.   (608 words)
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Article What it should have been
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (BRIEFING)  28/02/2019
Our headline yesterday "CGH and doc found guilty of negligence in cancer diagnosis" was wrong. While the patient succeeded in her claim against Changi General Hospital, she failed in her claim against Dr Imran Mohamed Noor.   (92 words)
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