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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 173-- Vehicular accident - Death - Compensation - Personal expenses - Deduction - What would be the percentage of deduction for personal expenditure cannot be governed by any rigid rule or formula of universal application - It depends upon circumstances of each case - If the deceased was aged about 27..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- As amended in 1994 - Goods vehicle - Gratuitous passengers - Not covered in the insurance policy - However owner or his authorised representatives are covered by the policy of insurance...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- Driver of offending vehicle not holding valid and effective driving licence - Insurance Company is liable to pay award amount though it can recover same from owner/insured...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)(a)(ii), 147, 2(10), 3-- Learner's driving licence - Is also a valid licence...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Stones thrown at Bus by miscreants - A stone hurled at wind screen smashed the glass and hit the deceased causing his death - Claim petition - Held, accident had arisen out of the use of motor vehicle and claim petition is maintainable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 2(14), 149, 145(c), 147-- Person travelling in goods vehicle - Death or bodily injury - Insurer is not liable to pay compensation...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 2-- Driver's licence - Had expired on the date of accident - Renewed subsequently - It will fulfil the mandate of the statute - Insurer is not absolved of the liability to indemnify the insured merely because the driving licence had not been renewed on the date of accident...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- 'Just and reasonable' - Deceased 25 years of age, an agriculturist and in avocation of purchasing and selling cattles and selling milk - Tribunal assessed income at Rs.4,500/- p.m. and calculated dependency loss at Rs.3000/- p.m. - Compensation of Rs.6.5 lacs awarded by applying multiplier of 18..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Bus plunged into a pit by rolling down from great height - It is not an act of God...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Compensation and damages - Object of providing compensation is to place claimant as far as possible in the same position financially as he was before accident - A person becomes entitled to damages for the mental and physical loss, his or her life may have been shortened or that he or she cannot..........

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