Jehangir B Gai

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When botched surgery amounts to medical negligence

When botched surgery amounts to medical negligence

Rediff.com25 Nov 2019

The Kerala consumer commission recently concluded in a medical complaint that while negligence had necessitated a second surgery, as there was no evidence to show that it was the cause of disability, it reduced the original compensation ordered, points out consumer activist Jehangir B Gai.

Property documentation onus lies on builder

Property documentation onus lies on builder

Rediff.com6 May 2019

The law does not permit a builder to handover possession under any situation, not even for 'fitout' unless the building completion certificate is obtained, points out Jehangir B Gai.

PF dues: An IMPORTANT lesson

PF dues: An IMPORTANT lesson

Rediff.com21 Sep 2018

How a chartered accountant won the battle against his company of interest on his PF dues

How she won her battle against an insurance firm

How she won her battle against an insurance firm

Rediff.com8 Jun 2018

Sukhwinder Kaur doggedly pursued her case against Bharti Axa Life Insurance in the consumer courts.

A new milestone in protection of consumer rights

A new milestone in protection of consumer rights

Rediff.com24 Apr 2018

Overbooking by an airline cannot be done ignoring the sense of duty or liability towards passengers with confirmed tickets, the national commission ruled.

Mediclaim rejected on assumptions? Fight it out

Mediclaim rejected on assumptions? Fight it out

Rediff.com9 Apr 2018

Treatment of duodenal ulcer perforation was covered under the policy. The insurance claim ought to have been paid, yet it was rejected.

Hotel liable for guest's stolen car from its parking lot

Hotel liable for guest's stolen car from its parking lot

Rediff.com17 Mar 2018

Merely stating that parking was 'at owner's risk' would not absolve the hotel of its liability.

Why this policyholder lost his insurance claim case

Why this policyholder lost his insurance claim case

Rediff.com14 Jan 2018

Carefully read the policy and understand the scope of coverage and benefits available.

How this customer won against a retailer

How this customer won against a retailer

Rediff.com3 Nov 2017

John Aranha got an order from Central Mumbai District Consumer Forum that made Croma pay him Rs 26,300 for a fridge he had bought but was never delivered to him, says consumer activist Jehangir B Gai

Can 5 star hotels charge Rs 8 for a 3 minute call?

Can 5 star hotels charge Rs 8 for a 3 minute call?

Rediff.com15 Oct 2017

In this interesting case filed by the petitioner against the Taj Hotels, the National Commission gave an equally interesting judgment.

He fought a bank and got back Rs 14 lakh

He fought a bank and got back Rs 14 lakh

Rediff.com9 Sep 2017

Thomas Ninad's bank account was defrauded of Rs 14 lakh under mysterious circumstances.

What to check when you buy a car online

What to check when you buy a car online

Rediff.com22 Jun 2017

A consumer wins a case against a financial company for selling him a car online, but not transferring the ownership in his name.

A family's fight to win a murdered man's insurance claim

A family's fight to win a murdered man's insurance claim

Rediff.com18 Apr 2017

LIC contested the insurance claim. Consumer activist Jehangir B Gai tells you how this claim was won.

She won a claim rejected by LIC

She won a claim rejected by LIC

Rediff.com14 Mar 2017

The National Commission indicted LIC for working in cahoots with doctors for baseless certificates to repudiate claims and held this to be an unfair practice.

Missed flights? Airlines should compensate only if. . .

Missed flights? Airlines should compensate only if. . .

Rediff.com7 Sep 2015

This issue was recently decided by the South Mumbai Forum.

Can insurance firms reject late claims?

Can insurance firms reject late claims?

Rediff.com12 May 2011

Insurance policies stipulate a time frame for lodging a claim after the incident of loss.

Challenge bill before time runs out

Challenge bill before time runs out

Rediff.com31 Mar 2011

Power company is not entitled to file a suit for recovery of dues, yet it can disconnect supply.