Dengue death due to mosquito bite not 'accident' to allow accident insurance claim: Calcutta High Court

Single-judge Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya dismissed the plea filed by the mother of a serving army man, who died at a hospital on December 20, 2021 after contracting Dengue.
Mosquito and Calcutta High Court
Mosquito and Calcutta High Court

Mosquitos are the silent insidious enemies which are present everywhere across India and, therefore, a mosquito bite cannot be termed an 'accident' for claiming compensation under an accident insurance policy, the Calcutta High Court recently held [Chitra Mukherjee vs Union of India].

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