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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Negligence - Deceased and injured passengers in a private car and accident occurred when on rainy slippery night, driver of car had not noticed parked truck which was involved in yet another accident previous night and had been remaining stationary having dashed against a tree - It..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal motor accident - Contributory negligence - Claimants entitled to sue against anyone of joint tort feasors - Case of claimants cannot suffer for any impleadment of the joint tort feasor - Corporation against whom award is passed can at best have only a relief for contribution if the joint..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased a pillion rider on scooter - Accident as a result of a collision with a Cielo car whereas scooterist and pillion rider fell and a maxi cab drove over a person causing death - Insurance company contended that case could not have been prosecuted without impleading..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Composite negligence - Accident caused by negligence of two vehicles - Held, claimant can implead any one of joint tort feasors and recover full compensation from him - The joint tort feasor who paid full compensation can recover the amount from other tort feasor - Tribunal has option..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Claim petition - Death of truck driver as truck turned turtle - Insurance company contended that driver of the truck himself was rash and negligent and hence proceedings could not be taken under Motor Vehicles Act - Held, if a driver or his representative proceeds under the Motor..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Accident due to rash and negligent driving - Rash and negligence driving of both - Death of two persons - Plea of bus driver denying his negligence, rejected - Bus driver cannot escape his liability merely on ground that car driver was negligent when it was proved that..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Deceased himself driving vehicle involved in the accident and died of his own negligence - The maxim volenti non fit injuria applies...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Composite negligence - Accident involving Tata Sumo and truck - Death of one and injury to others travelling in Tata Sumo - Neither deceased nor any of the injured was driving Tata Sumo - Tribunal reduced compensation by 40% treating it a case of contributory negligence - Held,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Claim petition can be either u/s 163-A or S.166 of the Act - If a petition is u/s 166 of the Act then claimant has to prove the negligence of the driver or owner of the vehicle - In case claim petition is u/s 163-A of the Act the compensation will be awarded in terms of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal motor accident - Contributory negligence - Accident between TATA 407 and bus of Haryana Roadways, resulting in death of driver of TATA 407 - Owner and insurer of TATA 407 not arrayed as party in claim petition - Held, no liability can be fastened on Insurance Co. in respect of driver of TATA..........

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