Generally, Life Insurance covers risk related to insured death like; death cover; and non-life insurance policies cover almost all other types of risk such as; Health Insurance covers risks related to insured person health, Home insurance covers risks related to a home, and business insurance reimburses a businessman; in case he/she faces huge loss in business. The different forms of general insurance are health insurance, auto insurance, business insurance, home or property insurance, travel insurance, fire insurance etc. General or Non-life insurance policies provide payments on the loss of a financial event. Before buying a general insurance policy or life insurance policy (See: Life Insurance Companies Providing Life Insurance Services in India), it is immensely important to see, whether your insurance company has approval of IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) or not? The IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) is a national insurance regulatory body, who works to promote and regulate insurance industry in India. It also works to protect the interests of policy holders. In this post, I’ll be showing you list of registered general insurance companies in India.
Insurance is clearly a legal contract between insured and insurer and it works on utmost good faith; which means both parties (Insurer and Policyholder) are supposed to disclose all the facts clearly. In insurance contract, insurer has a legal obligation to honor the claim.
Usually, no insurer rejects a claim request unreasonably because of stringent guidelines of IRDAI; however, if you think that your claim deserves to be honor but your insurer is not doing so. Then you can force him to pay your insurance claim by approaching authorities setup by the government. You can also take this matter to civil courts but before that, you should approach the authorities that are especially established to handle insurance related disputes.
In this day and age, you can find numerous insurance products in insurance marketplace. For an individual it would not be important to know, “what are the different types of insurance?” But for professionals like; financial advisors and insurance agents, it’s very important to know all the basics related to an insurance industry. It helps to build their self confidence level as well as it helps them to give professional advice to their customers. In this post, we will be discussing on fundamental types of insurance. Though, insurance market has grown up over the years but it’s still working under the same principles.
In today’s hassle and bustle, health insurance and life insurance are becoming necessities. These tools protect us from unexpected expenses of hospitalization due to an injury or illness. Health insurance reimburses you and your loved ones if something undesirable happens. Therefore, Health insurance is a best option when you’re looking to protect your loved ones against unforeseen health expenses. Usually, health insurance covers medical expenses incurred in a hospital for the treatment of an injury or illness; health insurance also provides financial support to insured’s loved ones, in case of insured person death. Undoubtedly, insured person’s family suffers from unbearable pain when they loose their loved one; but it also makes family members’ life harder. Therefore, a health insurance or life insurance gives you peace of mind that your family will not face financial crisis upon your death. All of us should buy a health insurance policy but with full awareness of what does your policy cover and doesn’t cover? Many people feel cheated when they can’t settle claims with their insurance companies. There are many medical conditions under which your insurance company will not pay you any claim; some of are permanent exclusions and some of are waiting period basis (Read: Health Insurance Exclusions: Medical Conditions Your Health Insurance Policy Doesn’t Cover).Continue Reading
Having an expensive gadget keeps someone in an unnecessary phobia of losing his/her precious electronic gadget. Usually, with new electronic gadgets, customers get one-year free warranty for manufacturing defects and software related issues. But, such warranties do not cover liquid/accidental damages so to insure an electronic gadget against theft, burglary, liquid/accidental damage people prefer to buy a separate gadget insurance policy. A majority of people buy gadget insurance without knowing the actual terms and conditions. In such scenarios, people waste their money on buying worthless insurance policies, which would have very sophisticated claiming procedures and would have very huge depreciations. It is indeed a smart decision to insure a gadget(usually for expensive gadgets) but if you buy an insurance policy without knowing the various types of deductions such as; claim fees, depreciation for repair or full claims, service charges etc then it could alter your decision.Continue Reading
Mobile insurance industry is growing rapidly around the globe because of increase in demand of mobile insurance. People spend large sums of money on buying expensive gadgets and they do not hesitate to spend few more bucks to secure their precious gadgets against theft or damage. Over the past few years, many insurance companies started insuring electronic gadgets. You can insure any of your gadget like laptop, mobile phone, watch, tablet, notebook, LED TV etc.