Optima Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd.

INSURANCE POLICIES

Legal Liabiliities

Companies are often exposed to legal liabilities arising out of breach of duty of care to the general public and their customers. Directors and officers of a company are exposed to liability as a fallout of the various decisions taken by them during the day to day functioning.Specific policies can be taken to cover legal liabilities of companies, directors and officers and other commercial establishments.

Carrier’s Legal Liability

The policy pays all sums for which the insured shall become legally liable as compensation for physical loss or destruction of or damage to goods or merchandisewhile in the insured’s custody, while in transit, including during loading or unloading and while temporarily housed on or off vehicles in the ordinary course of transit.

Policy Covers

  • Carrier’s liability for cargo in his custody
  • Cargo salvage, transshipment, emergency storage costs
  • Financial loss due to the lost freight in respect of the damaged part of the cargo
  • Legal and other costs, incurred in the litigation against the claimants
  • Costs of average adjusters
  • Breakage due to improper handling
  • Flood or water damage or damage by other cargo

The cover will commence with the loading of cargo on the vehicle and will be in force until unloading of the cargo at the discharging point or expiry of 7 days after the first arrival of the vehicle at the destination town whichever may first occur.

Exclusions

  • Liability under any other contract not under Carriers Act 1865
  • Liability in respect of damage to property belonging to insured or his employees or in his control
  • Inherent defect or vice, wear and tear, deterioration, spontaneous combustion or decay of perishable goods.
  • Consequential loss arising from loss or damage to goods
  • Any consequence of riots, strikes, war, ionizing radiations.
  • Goods  which may be illicit or illegal or smuggled.


Optima’s core group has more than 100 man-years of experience in insurance. Our experience has trained us in reading the fine print of insurance policies, understanding it and applying it for the benefit of our clients.

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M6, M Block Market, Greater Kailash-II, New Delhi-110 048
+91-11-40 50 51 52, +91-11-40 50 51 53

Registered Office

M4, Greater Kailash-II, New Delhi-100 048
+91-11-40505159
info@optima.co.in

IRDA Registration Number 326  |  CIN : U66030DL2000PTC103603  |  Category : Direct Broker (Life and Non-Life)  |  License period : 22-03-21 to 21-03-24
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