13 Oct '11, 1pm

Thai teen seeks $4m compensation from SMRT #Singapore

Thai teenager who lost both legs after falling onto the MRT tracks in Singapore in April will ask train operator SMRT for at least $4 million in compensation, her lawyers were reported as saying on Thursday. Nitcharee Peneakchanasak, 15, arrived in Singapore on Wednesday for medical treatment and visited her lawyers on Thursday. She came to Singapore with her father and sister. The court will give further instruction at the end of this month, her lawyers told Channel NewsAsia . But a decision could be reached anytime within three weeks to three months, if both sides decide to settle out of court. A SMRT spokesperson said the operator is still in the discovery process with Nitcharee's lawyers. The teenager also visited the Singapore Red Cross , which donated $250,000 to Nitcharee in June via the Thai Red Cross, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Thursday. When Nitcharee arrived ...

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