MEHAR PADMA AGENCIES Vs. NATIONAL INSURANCE CO.
ANDHRA PRADESH STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION
MEHAR PADMA AGENCIES
NATIONAL INSURANCE CO.
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(1.) COMPLAINANT is the
appellant. Aggrieved by the order of the District Consumer Forum,
Visakhapatnam in C.D. No. 84/2002, the present appeal has been filed
under Section 15 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
(2.) THE facts leading to the filing of this appeal are set out as hereunder:
The complainant has approached the District Forum seeking for a
direction to pay a sum of Rs. 1,00,000/ - towards insurance claim and also
to pay a sum of Rs. 10,000/ - for mental agony and Rs. 25,000/ - towards
damages and costs of the complaint.
(3.) THE complainant is a pharmaceutical distributor doing business of selling medicines in wholesale and took an insurance policy from the
opposite party. It is his case that a burglary took place in his shop and
claimed insurance amount of Rs. 1,00,000/ -.
First opposite party filed counter contending that the complainant failed to establish the theft by submitting documents to
substantiate his claim. He filed the complaint only to avoid payment of
instalments to the financial institution. The complaint is also frivolous
and is liable to be dismissed.;
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