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Neurologist: “S. Mosinyan’s heart rate of 110 could serve as evidence for cardiovascular system problems.”

timthumb (7)On November 21, 2017, the interrogation of the witnesses in the case of soldier S. Mosinyan’s death caused by the professional negligence of the Drafting Commission cardiologist resumed at the Court of General Jurisdiction of Ararat and Vayots Dzor Provinces.

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The doctor charged with causing the death of a new mother in Vanadzor is facing up to six years in prison but he is still holding the same post

default (8)In October of last year the body conducting the proceedings of the case of a new mother’s death at Vanadzor Medical Center brought a charge against David Shahverdyan, the senior obstetrician-gynecologist at Vanadzor Medical Center.

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The cardiologist of the Drafting Commission neglected the diseases of the conscript, which resulted in the latter’s death

զինծառայողIn accordance with the conclusion of the conducted examinations, cardiologist Seda Tadevosyan was able to foresee that not treating the disease would lead to negative outcomes, including death.

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The European Court of Human Rights has accepted the complaint filed by HCA Vanadzor on the case of the killed servicemen and has addressed questions to the RA Government

pjimage (39)On August 28, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights commenced proceedings and addressed its questions to the parties based on the complaint of the legal successors of servicemen Robert Hovhannisyan and Andranik Sargsyan, who were killed in the NKR Defense Army on July 28, 2010.

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No proper investigation into newborn’s death in Gyumri is carried out

small_file_3357_5018192Preliminary investigation into the newborn’s case, who died in Gyumri on March 12, 2016, is still in progress.

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Doctor convicted of the death of 4-year-old Karine from Armavir fully pleads guilty and is ready to provide material compensation

Անահիտ ՊետրոսյանThe successor of 4-year-old Karine Hovhannisyan who died at ‘Armavir’ Medical Center in 2015, and his representative Ani Chatinyan, lawyer at HCA Vanadzor, demand material compensation from doctor A. Petrosyan who caused the child’s death.

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Y. Sargsyan, defense attorney of a doctor accused of minor Lia Misakyan’s death left the courtroom without waiting for the court’s ruling on challenge of the judge

Արաբկիր-և-Քանաքեռ-Զեյթուն-դատարան (1)On September 5, 2017 a next-in-turn court hearing was scheduled on the case of 2-year-and-3-month-old Lia Misakyan who died in ‘Arabkir’ Medical Center in January 2013, after the RA Cassation Court sent the case to re-examination.

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Compensation from the state budget or from doctors?

In the former, the representative of ‘Arabkir’ Medical Center stated that the damage was not caused by the fault of the Medical Center; it was not considered a public institution and should not provide any compensation in the sense of the RA Civil Code. Also, the Medical Center’s representative does not consider reasonable the amount of the moral damages and asks the Court to reject the claim.

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Witnesses questioned on the case of causing serviceman to commit suicide insist that they were guided by the investigator

DSC04704-300x200Witness A. Sargsyan said that after consulting a lawyer, he realized that he might change his testimonies provided during the preliminary investigation and decided to tell the truth during the confrontation. Upon the motion of the prosecution party, the Court disclosed the testimonies of the witness given during the preliminary investigation and then the parties asked questions on the contradictions.

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Dead serviceman Vardan Melkonyan’s family do not consider the hypothesis of suicide credible

51ad30623bf0faa350ef84989d2bdfb10bf88db013340374_809780905819635_510704764_o (1)On July 23, 2017, in the evening, the RA Ministry of Defense shared information stating that on July 23, 2017, at about 6:30 am, in the area near the RA MoD military unit № N, the body of junior sergeant, conscript soldier Vardan Melkonyan /father’s name: Artavazd/ who voluntarily left the unit, was found hung (born in 1998, Vanadzor Military Registration and Enrollment Office). To establish the circumstances of the case, investigation is in progress.

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Successor of Lia Misakyan who died at ‘Arabkir’ Medical Center in 2013 demands material and moral damage compensation from doctors

24359 (1)On June 8, 2017 the General Jurisdiction Court of Kentron and Nork-Marash administrative districts started examination of the claim for material and moral damage compensation of G. Misakyan, successor to 2-year-and-3-month-old Lia Misakyan who died at ‘Arabkir’ Medical Center on January 2, 2013.

By their claim, G. Misakyan and his representatives, Arayik Zalyan and Ani Chatinyan, lawyers at HCA Vanadzor, demand seizing from ‘Arabkir’ Joint Medical Center – Institute of Child and Adolescent Health LLC and L. Vardanyan and Z. Ayvazyan, doctors at ‘Arabkir’ Medical Center, 15,000.000 AMD for moral damage and 1,690.000 AMD as material damage.

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Contradiction in the testimonies of the victim under the case of the serviceman who committed suicide: preliminary testimonies were disclosed

DSC04704-300x200On June 8, 2017 the RA General Jurisdiction Court of Syunik marz (region) carried on examination of the case of Gevorg Khachatryan who committed suicide at a military unit of the RA NSS border guard troops on November 28, 2015.

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