Payout for Thane man 40 years after truck took leg

More than four decades after a truck ran over his legs and 30 years after he began his battle for compensation, a deaf and mute resident of Thane district has finally got justice. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal at Kalyan has upheld his claim against the driver and an insurance company, awarding him cash compensation of Rs 1.69 lakh plus interest.

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Insurance company asked to pay Rs 10.5 L to jeweller

Ruling that lunch break will be included in business hours unless specifically stated otherwise in the policy, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed an insurance company to pay Rs 10.5 lakh to a Bhayander-based jeweller.

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Insurance Company to pay Rs 5.1L for death by insect bite

United India Insurance Co Ltd has been directed by the apex consumer commission to pay Rs 5.1 lakh to the son of a policy holder who had died of a poisonous insect bite while working in the fields. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission gave the order dismissing the insurance firm’s plea against the Rajasthan State Consumer Commission’s direction to it to pay the policy holder’s son the assured amount of Rs five lakh and Rs 10,000 as litigation cost.

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