Showing : 511-520 of 690 Results

KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Collision between two vehicles - Negligence on part of both vehicles - They are not joint tortfeasors as damage is caused by separate actions independent of each other's resulting in the same injury - Driver and owner of only one vehicle made a party - Driver, owner or insurer of other vehicle..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 2(46)-- Tractor - Not a goods vehicle - However, when trailer is fitted it becomes goods vehicle - Death of passenger who was travelling in trailer while carrying his goods - Accident occurred subsequent to amendment to Motor Vehicles Act enforced with effect from 14.11.1994 - Person carried in goods..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Unauthorised passenger travelling in goods vehicle sustaining injuries - Insurance Company is not liable to pay compensation...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Vicarious liability - Fall of tree - Death - Act of God - Except for the plea of rainy season no specific plea that on the particular day there was a storm, tempest, lightning or extraordinary heavy rains causing the fall of tree - Plea of Act of God not available...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Deceased a body guard - Crushed to death by fall of tree - Deceased had 20 years of service left - Compensation of Rs.5, 00, 000/- considered just and proper carrying interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from the date of filing of petition...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173-- Accident - Driver not having driving licence - Insurance Company to pay compensation with liberty to recover it from owner - Owner filing appeal - Owner is liable to deposit amount contemplated by proviso to S.173 of Motor Vehicle Act before his appeal could be entertained...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)(a)(ii)-- Driving licence - Driver possessing licence for one type of vehicle but found driving another type of vehicle - Insurer can take a defence that the driver did not have the requisite driving licence to drive a particular type of vehicle - If accident was caused solely because of some other..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased aged 38 years - Considering age of deceased appropriate multiplier would be 12 and not 16...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149-- 'A policy for Act Liability' or 'Act Liability' - Death of driver - Liability of Insurance Company is limited to that under Workmen's Compensation Act - If owner wants unlimited liability of insurance company, in case of death of an employee, then he has to take a policy by making extra premium...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 173-- Accident - Claim petition - Dismissal as time barred - Accident on 6.6.1992 and claim petition filed on 4.11.1993 - Limitation clause deleted on 14.11.1994 - In appeal claimant given benefit of deletion of limitation clause - Tribunal directed to entertain claim...........

Showing : 511-520 of 690 Results