Insurance company cannot deny claim on ground of delay in intimation of theft: Supreme Court

Since an FIR was registered immediately after the theft, and the insurance company did not find the claim to be not genuine, it could not deny the claim on mere delay in intimation of the theft, the Court held.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that an insurance company cannot repudiate a claim merely on the ground of delay in intimation of theft of an insured vehicle [Jaina Construction Company v. Oriental Insurance Company Limited and Another].

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