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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Insurance claim -- Theft of motor vehicle - FIR lodged immediately - Delay in intimating to Insurance company - When FIR is lodged immediately and police after investigation have lodged a final report that vehicle is not traced and surveyors/investigators appointed by insurance company have found the claim of theft..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 12-- Insurance claim - Delay in intimation and lodging of claim - Appointment of surveyor by Insurer - Insurer by appointing a surveyor not estopped from raising plea of violation of condition prescribing a time limit for intimation/lodging of claim...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 12-- Insurance claim - Delay in intimation and lodging of claim - If insurer has not taken delay in intimation as a specific ground in letter of repudiation, said ground cannot be taken as defence at the stage of hearing of consumer complaint before NCRDC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 12-- Insurance claim - Family Mediclaim Policy - Plea of pre-existing disease of son of appellant taken by insurance company - There was no pre-existing disease when initial individual Mediclaim Policy of son of appellant was taken in the year 2007-2008 - Even otherwise, after having initially..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 50, 147, 149-- Theft of vehicle - Liability of insurance company - Purchase of vehicle in auction by Bank - Certificate of possession issued by bank - Insurer was specifically informed by Bank which held a lien on insurance policy of lifting its lien following termination of agreement of hypothecation -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 166-- Accident - 100% functional disability - Compensation - Liability of insurance Company - Drivers of offending vehicles have no valid licenses - Insurance Company thus, rightly absolved from liability to bear compensation - However, since owners and drivers of offending vehicles have not appeared at..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 23-- Loss due to fire - Insurance claim - Three surveyors - No valid reasons not to accept report of first surveyor - No proof that such report is arbitrary and excessive - No cogent reasons to appoint surveyors time and again till such time one surveyor gives a report which could satisfy the interest..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 23-- Loss due to fire - Insurance claim - Three surveyors - First surveyor accepted the claim of Rs.54.93 lakhs - Second surveyor accepted the claim of Rs.24.76 lakhs - Third surveyor total repudiated claim - No valid reasons nor any proof that report of first surveyor is arbitrary and excessive - No..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 23-- Accident - Insurance claim - Accident benefit cover - Assured died as a result of a heart attack which was not attributed to accident - No evidence to show that any bodily injuries were suffered due to fall from motorcycle or that they led to assured suffering a heart attack - Even there is no..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Insurance Act, 1938, Section 45-- Insurance claim - Repudiation - Non-disclosure of previous insurance policy by proposer/assured - Failure of insured to disclose the policy of insurance obtained earlier in proposal form entitled the insurer to repudiate the claim under policy - Repudiation was within a period of two years from..........

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