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Widow Earns Insurance Claim After Not Having Post-mortem of Husband

LAHORE: A widow of a policyholder has got secured life insurance claim after opting not to conduct post-mortem examination of her deceased husband.

Her deceased husband had purchased an insurance policy of Rs500,000 on the basis of yearly premium and chose her as his nominee.

Her husband died in a road accident before the maturity of the policy. A report in this regard was lodged with the concerned police station and his legal heirs got recorded her statement before the police that she did not want to conduct the post-mortem examination. After completion of necessary formalities, the police handed over the dead body of the deceased to legal heirs who buried him in the village.

The widow approached the relevant forum for recovery of insurance claim on the plea that she has failed to prove the cause of death of her husband in the shape of a post-mortem examination report.

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