Janashakthi Insurance said this week it has received over 400 flood related claims so far since the onslaught of the torrential rains, totalling approximately Rs. 150 million.
The company said that of these 300 were motor claims, while the balance 100 claims were non-motor (buildings, houses, livestock, property, stores etc). The company is currently in the process of speedily assessing, processing and expediting payment for all of these claims.
Janashakthi's General Manager- Insurance Dayalanie Abeygunawardana said that the Janashakthi team got down to work immediately and was literally working round the clock to assess the damage and process the claims. "Settling these claims immediately is a top priority for us. As a responsible corporate, we understand the trauma the people are undergoing. hence the dire urgency to honour those claims".
Ms. Abeygunawardana said the most number of claims came from the Colombo, Panadura, Galle, Negombo, Kelaniya, Elpitiya and Gampaha areas.