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Five tips to bear in mind before approaching a consumer court

MLF seminar on How To Win Your Case In a Consumer Court: Insig...

Consumer lawyer and activist Jehangir Gai shared his long experience of fighting for the consumer and the intricacies of pleading one's case in consumer courts, to a packed audience As consumers, we often find ourselves on the back foot, when ... Money Life, 1 month ago
Are you consumer-court friendly? Business Standard, 2 months ago

Those who buy shares as an investment are consumers: Expert

By Jehangir B Gai Background Since shares are "traded", consumer fora treat it as a commercial dispute which is not maintainable. In a recent judgement, the National Commission has differentiated between trading in shares and purchase of shares as ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago 'Those who buy shares as an investment are consumers'  Times of India2 weeks ago

Ruling widens forum's territorial jurisdiction

Background: A person who wants to lodge a complaint is required to file it before the appropriate consumer forum having territorial jurisdiction. This is determined on the basis of the location of the opponent against whom the complaint is to be ...
 Times of India4 days ago

How not to fall prey to mis-selling

In 2010, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) began introducing several measures to rein in mis-selling. It was hoped that over a period of time the instances of malpractice would fall. However, this hasn't been the case. Recent ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago

Railways told to pay for pantry car overcharging

As long-distance train passengers are at the mercy of pantry car staff for food, the latter usually overcharge. While most suffer silently, those who speak out are threatened. Case Study: Amlan Rakshit, who was travelling from Chennai to Howrah by ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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Want To Buy Insurance? Check Its Claim Settlement Ratio

BANGALORE: The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority which recently released its annual report for 2012-13 indicates the overall Insurance Industry data. It also reveals that out of 23 private life insurers only five of them have a claim ...
 Silicon India4 weeks ago

Can a housing society expel its member?

Recently, a housing society in Bandra, Mumbai has sought expulsion of one of its members. The complaint against him was that he used to harass the society by filing Right To Information (RTI) applications. The Co-operative Societies Act, which also ...
 Smart Investor4 weeks ago

Insurance company wants accident victim to submit irrelevant documents, faces heat

Background: Insurance companies often delay payment of a claim and harass a consumer by demanding documents which are not necessary for the settlement of the claim. The consumer cannot be faulted for not furnishing irrelevant documents, demanded ...
 Times of India1 month ago Insurance firm harasses accident victim with unwanted paperwork, faces legal heat  Times of India1 month ago

Co to pay for shampoo that damaged woman's hair

Case Study: Taranjit Kaur had used a Pantene Pro V shampoo pouch, which her father, Amarjit Singh, had bought. After washing her hair with the shampoo, it got gummed and lost its form. When Singh brought this to the the retailer's notice, the latter ...
 Times of India1 month ago Company to pay for shampoo that damaged woman's hair  Times of India1 month ago

Companies cannot reject claim for hospitalization intimation failure

Claim cannot be rejected for failure to intimate hospitalization in medical emergency. Consumer forum directs recovery of compensation from erring officials Background: A mediclaim policy requires the insured to intimate the insurance company or ...
 Times of India1 month ago Insurance firms told to compensate SoBo man whose claim was rejected over 24-hr deadline clause  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago
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