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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)(a)(ii), 173, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 61, 63-- Motor accident - Offended vehicle which met with an accident, insured with the insurance company - Insurance company took plea that no liability can be fastened on it, as the driver of the offending vehicle was not possessing valid license - Report produced from the licensing authority by the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Assessment of loss of earning - Amputation of left leg below knee - Appellant a cleaner on truck - Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs.1, 44, 000/- on account of disability after assessing income at Rs.3, 000/- p.m. - Award modified - Held, loss of leg below knee results in loss in..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173-- Accident - Compensation - Death of a lady in road accident - Husband claimed that his deceased wife was earning Rs.10, 000/- per month from tailoring work - No evidence adduced to substantiate this plea - Tribunal assessed income of deceased at Rs.3, 000/- per month - Assessment held proper in the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173, Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5-- Delay in filing the appeal - Condonation - Sufficient cause - Delay of 116 days - Cause shown by the claimants being poor person - Took time to arrange money for filing appeal - Held, not a sufficient cause - Application for condonation bereft of details regarding actual amount required to file..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173-- Accident - Compensation - Death of a labourer - Tribunal assessed income of the deceased at Rs.2, 400/- per month and awarded compensation to the tune of Rs.2, 34, 000/- - In appeal award modified - Held, deceased even as an unskilled able-bodied worker could have safely earned Rs.3000/- per month..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Second Schedule - Deceased 48 years of age at the time of accident - Multiplier of 13 is applicable for computing the amount of compensation...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 163, 149, 158(6)-- Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, R.150 - Accident - Claim petition - Expediting and streamlining the adjudication of motor vehicles claims and disbursement of compensation - Supreme Court giving suggestions/directions to various authorities viz. Police, Claims Tribunals, Insurance Companies and..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 179-- Disobedience of signal given by police officer - Accused driving luxury bus - Signaled to stop by police officer in uniform - Driver giving dash to the police officer - Accused committed offence u/s 179 IPC - Plea not available to the accused that the police officer had no business to be on duty..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 173-- Accident - Tractor trolley insured only for the use of agricultural purpose - Trolley carrying labourers hired for doing agriculture work met with an accident - Held, transport of labourers is a part of agricultural work and hence covered by policy...........
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,..........

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