Cancer victim's estate gets $200k interim payout from CGH six months after her death

It comes 6 months after her death, pending full assessment of damages

Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman had died on April 1, the day High Court Assistant Registrar James Lee was due to continue hearings on the interim payment. ST FILE PHOTO
Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman had died on April 1, the day High Court Assistant Registrar James Lee was due to continue hearings on the interim payment. ST FILE PHOTO

Six months to the day that she died, cancer victim Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman's estate received a $200,000 interim payout from Changi General Hospital (CGH) for medical negligence.

Her lawyer accepted the payout on Monday following a court order issued last month by High Court Assistant Registrar James Lee.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 02, 2019, with the headline 'Cancer victim's estate gets $200k interim payout'. Subscribe