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. Read more