Court Upholds Ban on Plastic Surgeon in Singer's Death 2016/04/20, Source,
The Seoul Administrative Court on Friday upheld a decision by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to ban a plastic surgeon held responsible for singer Sin Hae-cheol's death after a botched stomach stapling.
Kang Se-hoon, who is also implicated in the death of an Australian national, had sued the government over the decision,...More
Sin Hae-cheol's Family Sue Hospital for W2.3 Billion 2015/08/28, Source,
The family of rocker Sin Hae-cheol have filed a W2.3 billion malpractice suit against the doctor who operated on the singer before he died (US$1=W1,184). According to legal sources on Tuesday, three members of Shin's family filed the lawsuit at a Seoul district court against Kang Se-hoon, the doctor, as well as the insurance company that handled the case,...More
Malpractice Caused Singer Sin Hae-cheol's Death 2015/03/05, Source,
Malpractice is the cause of singer Sin Hae-cheol's death in October last year, police in Songpa, Seoul have concluded. Police will now send the case to prosecutors, who are expected to charge Kang Se-hoon, the doctor who operated on the singer, with involuntary manslaughter,...More
Sin Hae-cheol's Last Album and Essays Released 2014/12/27, Source,
The singer-songwriter Sin Hae-cheol's posthumous two-part book and compilation album "Reboot Yourself" were released on Wednesday, the same day Sin made his debut 26 years ago.
The book is a collection of essays, articles and unpublished writings. The first part tells his personal story as a singer. The second includes his critical writings on political and social issues,...More
Hospital blamed for rock stars death to file for court receivership 2014/12/06, Source,
S hospital where the late rock-star Sin Hae-cheol received surgery for adhesion of intestines, which is regarded as the cause of death, files for court receivership. S hospital director Kang (44) said on Thursday, The hospital has been in financial difficulties after the death of Sin. I plan to file for court receivership to the Seoul Central District Court on Friday. To handle the filing, Kang appointed a bankruptcy attorney besides the medical lawyer who handles lawsuit regarding Sin's death,...More
Ambulance Chasers Prod Patients to Sue Hospitals 2014/11/23, Source,
A growing number of patients are seeking to sue hospitals after the death of legendary singer-songwriter Sin Hae-cheol after intestinal surgery, often prompted by ambulance-chasing lawyers. Attorneys tempt patients in Internet chatrooms with the possibility of winning compensation, but legal sources said medical lawsuits are notoriously difficult to win,...More
X-Rays Point to Malpractice in Singer's Death 2014/11/16, Source,
The late singer-songwriter Sin Hae-cheol's family on Tuesday unveiled x-ray images of his abdomen taken before and after intestinal surgery. They were trying to rebut claims by the celebrity surgeon who performed the operation that he did not cause a perforation to the pericardial sac surrounding Sin's heart that is being blamed for his death.
A medical expert who saw the images said, "The intestines are largely free of any marks before surgery, but the x-ray taken after the operation shows air outside of the intestines, water in the left lung and a slightly swollen heart",...More
Family to Sue Hospital Over Singer's Death 2014/10/31, Source,
The family of Sin Hae-cheol weep as his casket leaves a hospital in Seoul for a cemetery on Friday. /Newsis
The family and management of legendary singer-songwriter Sin Hae-cheol want to sue the hospital in Gangnam that conducted a bowel operation on Oct. 22 that eventually killed him. Sin went into cardiac arrest after the procedure and never regained consciousness,...More
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