[Insurance] No double benefit if victim also reimbursed by non-statutory source: Calcutta High Court

The Court added that while interpreting beneficial legislation such as the Motor Vehicles Act, one must focus on the purpose behind it.
Justice Shekhar B Saraf
Justice Shekhar B Saraf

The Calcutta High Court has held that the liability of an insurer in reimbursing medical expenses through Mediclaim is independent of the liability imposed on an insurance company to pay compensation as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. (Ratna Dey vs. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.)

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