NCDRC issues notice to Hyderabad hospital, blood bank in 6 crore negligence claim

Varun Chirumamilla March 24 2018
Class Action

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has issued notice to Fernandez Hospital and the Aarohi Blood Bank in Hyderabad in a complaint seeking Rs. 6 crore in damages for a botched platelet transfusion.

The complaint, which has been filed against the hospital, two doctors on its rolls and a Hyderabad-based blood bank, alleges that the parties involved were responsible for a botched platelet transfusion resulting in an infant becoming infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

The complainant, represented by . . .

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