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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149-- Insurance - Limited liability - Insurance Company failing to prove insurance policy - Presumption arises that liability of insurance was unlimited...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Motor accident - Interest - Reduced from 12% to 9% keeping in view the drastic fall in the bank rate...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Two vehicles involved - Tribunal held both vehicles liable to pay compensation amount in equal share - One vehicle owner filed appeal - High Court upheld award but directed that entire amount was to be paid by appellant - High Court not indicated any reason for directing appellant to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Choice of multiplier - Is determined by the age of deceased (or that of the claimants whichever is higher) and by the calculation as to what capital sum, if invested at a rate of interest appropriate to a stable economy, would yield the multiplicand by way of annual..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 36 years of age earning Rs.2300/- per month - Multiplier of 22 adopted on ground that deceased had 22 years of service left - Held, considering age of deceased multiplier would be 13 - Loss of dependency assessed at Rs.2000/- per month (after adjusting for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Motor Accident - Death of pillion rider of scooter - Statutory policy - In case of a statutory policy Insurance Company is not liable towards the injuries suffered by a pillion rider as a statutory policy does not cover the risk of death of or bodily injury to gratuitous passenger...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 166-- Accident - Compensation - Vehicle used as Taxi - Driver holding driving licence to drive light motor vehicle - By driving commercial vehicle it was breach of condition of insurance - Owner is liable to make the compensation - Keeping in view the peculiar facts and circumstances of the case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Death of 24 years unmarried science graduate - Deceased earing Rs.4, 000/- p.m. - Loss of dependency assessed at Rs.28, 800/- p.a. and applied multiplier of 12 keeping in view that deceased might have been married within two or three years and monthly allowance given to parents must..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Contributory negligence - Death of 24 years unmarried science graduate in a head-on collision - A case of contributory negligence - Tribunal held claimants entitled to 50% of award amount - High Court declined to interfere - Appeal against - Finding by Tribunal based on well..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Death of 24 years unmarried science graduate - Deceased earing Rs.4,000/- p.m. - Loss of dependency assessed at Rs.28,800/- p.a. and applied multiplier of 12 keeping in view that deceased might have been married within two or three years and monthly allowance given to parents must have..........

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