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Jehangir B Gai: Medical certificates need to be authentic

A claim cannot be rejected on assumptions or on the basis of medical certificates which are vague

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Jehangir B Gai 



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Kamaljit Singh had taken a Rs 2 lakh policy from the of India (LIC) on April 28, 2002. He fell ill and was admitted to Munni Lal Chopra Hospital in Amritsar, where he died on January 12, 2004. His widow, Ranvir Kaur, lodged a claim but LIC repudiated it on the ground that Singh had been suffering from a chronic liver disease for about 18 months before his death. The insurer claimed Singh had intentionally suppressed this fact when taking the policy.

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First Published: Thu, March 02 2017. 00:06 IST

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