SETTLEMENT FOR TEEN WHO FELL TO HIS DEATH AT ORCHARD CENTRAL

A teenager fell to his death after jumping from a linkway located between Orchard Central and Orchard Gateway on 24 February this year. On the day of Jonathan Chow Hua Guang’s tragic incident, Jonathan suggested to his female friend, Ruth, that they should take turns...

MAN IN COMA SINCE DAY SURGERY MORE THAN 3 YEARS AGO

A patient admitted for day surgery for a minor nose disorder has remained in a coma for more than three years after undergoing an operation at Alexandra Hospital. In a lawsuit for alleged negligence, the patient’s wife is now seeking compensation from Jurong Health...

CHINA WORKER GETS $92,000 FOR FINGERS SLICED OFF AT WORK

A foreign worker who had just arrived to work in Singapore for a week had two of his fingers sliced off, in a worksite accident wholly attributable to the negligence of his employer. In a compensation claim against his employer Zhong Jiang (S) International, the...

$1,000 FEE FOR 120-WORD MEDICAL REPORT

Three foreign workers requesting for copies of their own medical records were charged up to $1,000 by an orthopaedic surgeon in private practice, according to two help groups Transient Workers Count Too (“TWC2”) and Healthserve, and a law firm (HOH Law Corporation)....

COMPENSATION FOR DEATH ON WORK TRIP

Following a High Court ruling, the widow of an employee who passed away in a hotel room in Cambodia while waiting to be taken to a meeting, now qualifies for workmen’s compensation. Compensation of up to $140,000.00 will be payable under the Work Injury Compensation...