Visakhapatnam District Consumer Forum-I
On 10 January, Visakhapatnam District Consumer Forum-I directs Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company to pay compensation of Rs. 1 lakh with 9 per cent interest for hte last 15 months besides Rs. 10,000 for damages and Rs. 2,500 as cost to the wife of a man, who was killed in a road accident. The Forum stated that an insurance company can't escape from the responsibility of compensating the family members of road-accident victims b y citing silly reasons as a pretext.