NCDRC upholds ₹13.77 lakh compensation to woman who found nut, bolt inside body 12 years after surgery

The Commission said that the woman was liable to be compensated even though she did not produce any documents to show financial losses she suffered as a result of the botched surgery.

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) recently upheld a decision to award compensation of ₹13.77 lakh to a woman who discovered nuts and bolts inside her body 12 years after a surgery at a clinic in Pondicherry [Clinic Nallam & Anr v. Helen Victoria & Anr].

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