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  • Disposal of Salvage

    1. As far as possible salvage value should be deducted from the loss amount and net claim amount paid to insured. 2. If circumstances so require insurer may after consultation dispose of salvage through surveyor who is required to observe best practices of business for realizing maximum value for the salvage. Such salvage disposal will [&hellip...
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  • Motor TP Claims Guide

    1. INTRODUCTION Motor Third Party claims arise from various sections in the M.V. Act. The relevant sections are therefore discussed below: PROVISONS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLES ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE SECTION – 3 DRIVING LICENCE No person shall drive a Motor Vehicle in a Public Place without an effective Driving Licence. Similarly, no Transport vehicle can [&hellip...
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  • Motor Third Party

    THIRD PARTY BODILY INJURY CLAIMS: (Fatal and Non fatal) 1. INTIMATION OF CLAIM Intimation about an accident resulting into third party claim is received through various sources :- a) Insured i) directly ii) by mention in passing whilst lodging own damage claim b) claimant c) MACT/Courts by notice d) Through accident report from police in [&hellip...
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  • Motor Own Damage

    GUIDELINES FOR SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS – OWN DAMAGE 1. The documents generally required for settlement of motor claims are given below. However, depending on the merits of a case, a particular document may not be necessary or an alternate document could be used to serve the purpose of the company. However if the competent authority [&hellip...
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  • Marine Hull Insurance

    1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 For the sake of convenience and also in view of the different nature of deployment, operations and hazards encountered, for the purpose of these guidelines Marine Hulls are divided into three groups viz; a) Oceangoing vessels and other vessels rated exclusively by the Tariff Advisory Committee. b) Vessels insured under Builder’s Risks [&hellip...
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  • Marine Cargo Insurance

    DOCUMENTATION TO SUPPORT CLAIMS EX : Ship, Air port, Multi-modal Transport 1. Documents generally required for settlement of various types of claims are as under 1.1 General: a) Original insurance policy/declaration under the open policy duly endorsed by the insured. A letter of indemnity may be furnished if the original is lost. b) Original or [&hellip...
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  • Liability Insurance

    1. PREAMBLE 1.1 Liability insurance is of comparatively modern origin. The need arises on account of increased awareness of legal rights following death, injuries, loss or damage, wither tangible or intangible and also the availability of free legal aid in many cases as well as setting up of statutory bodies like Consumer Forums, etc. This [&hellip...
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  • Miscellaneous Insurance

    1. The important aspect to be noted is that Miscellaneous Accident Insurance includes a number of covers, which are in the nature of package policies. In this situation specific guidelines applicable to respective sections are to be followed. Further, in Personal Insurance sentiment and emotions play a major role. These policies have been designed as [&hellip...
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  • Engineering Insurance

    1. Documents required for processing all engineering claims are as under: a) Copy of the policy with full terms, conditions and warranties b) Claim form c) Survey report including – i) Clear indication of the cause of loss ii) Extent of damage and loss iii) Establishment of liability iv) Assessment of loss v) Confirmation of [&hellip...
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  • Fire Insurance

    1. Since under Fire Insurance variety of buildings, machineries, equipments and stocks are involved, in addition to a competent surveyor it is recommended that the Company officials should visit site of losses reported as far as possible. 1.1 If the estimate of Loss is within RS. 20,000/- and loss of profits claim is not involved, [&hellip...
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