Tug of War for Liability Claims

Tug of War for Liability Claims
Case Code: INS020
Case Length: 03 Pages
Period: 2003
Pub Date: 2003
Teaching Note: Available
Price: Rs.100
Organization: Varied
Industry: Insurance
Countries: India
Themes: -
Tug of War for Liability Claims
Abstract Case Intro


The case discusses the liability of an insurer to a claimant with regard to medical expenses, which include all expenses incurred on emergency care, surgery, hospitalization, drugs and transportation. The case also highlights the right of an individual to claim special damages as well as general damages. The case concentrates on how absence of negligence can act as a defense to liability claims.


  • Understand the elements of damage in injury claims
  • Know how to evaluate special damages as well as general damages in case of injury claims


Liability, Claimant, Medical Expenses, Expenses Incurred, Emergency Care, Surgery, Hospitalization, Drugs, Transportation, Right of an Individual, Special Damages, General Damages, Absence, Negligence, Defense, Liability Claims

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