Lok Adalat in Odisha awards Rs 4.72 crore compensation in insurance cases

National Lok Adalat held in Orissa High Court has awarded Rs 4.72 crore compensation in insurance cases. Organized under the aegis of Orissa High Court Legal Services Committee along with the Odisha State Legal Services Authority (OSLSA), 841 cases were placed before six Lok Adalat benches presided by Justice SK Mishra, Justice Biswanath Rath, Justice SK Sahoo, Justice KR Mohapatra, Justice AK Mishra, and Justice BP Routray. Only 98 of the cases could be settled and Rs 47,23,400 awarded in 88 insurances cases – New India Assurance Company (Rs 14,19,000), National Insurance Company (Rs 93,82,000), United Insurance Company (Rs 5,25,000), Oriental Insurance Company (Rs 1,84,21,000) and other private insurance companies (Rs 1,74,87,000). The other cases involved matters related to education, land acquisition, bank, criminal, etc.

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