Insurance firm told to pay ₹4 lakh

A district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Oriental Insurance Company to pay ₹4 lakh along with interest to the complainant after the firm had wrongfully repudiated the claim on ‘false and frivolous’ grounds. The complainant had alleged that he had spent the said amount for his cancer treatment in 2012. but that the firm had rejected the claim on grounds that the policy holder was in the habit of tobacco chewing, which resulted in the disease.

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