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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Motor accident due to composite negligence of tempo driver and car driver causing injuries to the claimant traveling in a car - Compensation claimed only from tempo driver and owner of tempo - Car driver not arrayed as a party - Tribunal held tempo driver to be negligent to the extent of 2/3 and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149-- Accident - Compensation - Insurance company is liable to pay compensation only if accident is covered by the terms of the policy...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149-- Duly licensed and effective licence - Accident took place on 5.1.2001 - Appellant was not duly licensed on that date as his learner's licence had expired on 22.12.2000 and he filed an application for grant of licence much later - Held, Insurance company is not bound to reimburse him in terms of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173-- Compromise during pendency of appeal - Death of one person and injury to another in a motor accident case - Tribunal awarded Rs.75, 000/- as compensation - Compromise during pendency of appeal whereby lump sum amount of Rs.1, 05, 000/- given to claimants by driver of offending vehicle - In view of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 2(1), 2(14), 2(21), 3, 14, 147, 149-- Licence to drive light motor vehicle - Driving goods vehicle/transport vehicle without authorisation - To drive a transport vehicle a distinct licence is required to be obtained - Driving a vehicle without there being a valid and effective driving licence amounted to breach of conditions of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Second schedule - Suffers from many defects - Same is to serve as a guide but cannot be said to be invariable ready reckoner...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Highest multiplier has to be for the age group of 21 to 25 years when an ordinary Indian citizen starts independently earning and the lowest would be in respect of a person in the age group of 60 to 70 which is the normal retirement age...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 43 years of age - High Court fixed multiplier of 15 - Considering age of deceased, multiplier applied is on higher side - Multiplier fixed at 10 with interest at the rate of 6% per annum...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Monthly income of deceased claimed to be Rs.12, 000/- p.m. but no proof of income available - Tribunal fixed notional income at Rs.36, 000 p.a. on the assumption that deceased as a contractor could have easily earned Rs.3, 000/- p.m. - No basis therefor indicated -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 3(1), Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147(1)(b)(i), 166-- Deceased was employed as driver by the appellant who was owner of the vehicle - Deceased took the vehicle to a temple as per directions of the owner - Deceased drowned while taking bath in pond - Held, neither owner nor insurance company is liable because the vehicle which was insured was not..........

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