Non Life Insurance
What happens if there is a dispute regarding claim settlement between the insured and the insurer?
In case of disputes regarding quantum of the claim, where the liability under the policy is admitted by the insurers, it is a condition of the policy that such disputes be referred to an arbitrator, as per provisions of the Indian Arbitration Act,1940.
In case the decision of the arbitrator is disputed by any party, then that party can approach the proper forum of either the Consumer Forum or the Civil Court. Disputes regarding admission of liability is always referred to the Consumer Forum or the Civil Court.