18 Jun '11, 5am

Thai teen’s family sues SMRT for S$3.4 million #Singapore

Thai teen’s family sues SMRT for S$3.4 million #Singapore

Nitcharee Peneakchanasak's family is suing SMRT for S$3.4 million. The family of the Thai girl who lost both her legs in an MRT accident is suing SMRT for S$3.4 million. The transport company confirmed that it received the writ on Friday after it was filed in the High Court. The amount which the family is seeking is equivalent to the price for the 20 pairs of prosthetic legs that Nitcharee Peneakchanasak, 15, will need in her lifetime said her lawyer, Cosmas Gomez. Gomez's law firm, Cosmas and Company, specialises in personal injury claims , reported The Straits Times . Medical experts said Nitcharee, who returned home to Thailand earlier this week after having both her legs amputated , would need a new pair of custom-made legs every three to five years, depending on how fast she grows and the rate of wear and tear. The estimated price for each pair of legs is at least S$1...

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Thai teen's family sues SMRT for $3.4m

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