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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)-- Goods vehicle - Death of passengers travelling in goods vehicle when it met with an accident - Held, Act does not enjoin any statutory liability on the owner of a vehicle to get his vehicle insured for any passenger travelling in a goods carriage and the insurer would have no liability therefor...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149-- Gratuitous passengers - Accident - Liability of insurer - Gratuitous passengers travelling in goods vehicle are not entitled to any compensation from the insurance company - Insurance Company is not liable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 137, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 227-- Motor accident - Claim petition - Writ petition against order of compensation - Insurer's right to appeal is limited only to a few grounds under the statute and the same cannot be enlarged in exercise of jurisdiction under Art.227 - High Court does not act as an Appellate Court or Tribunal and it..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Compensation - Future medical expenses - Replacing artificial leg every two to three years - Considering this aspect, one lac awarded as an additional compensation to meet the said expenses from the interest of this amount to be invested on long term fixed deposit in a bank so that recurring..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 158(4)-- Compensation can be awarded exceeding the claimed amount - It is just compensation which is to be awarded even if precise amount is not claimed - In accident claim cases there is no question of claim being time barred - By enhancing the claim there is no change of cause of action - In appropriate..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- Goods vehicle - Death or bodily injury to owner of goods or his authorised representative travelling in goods vehicle - Held, insurer is not liable for paying compensation...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1939, Section 110A, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Advocate - An Advocate like professionals have no age of retirement and they continue practicing till their advanced age - They have better future prospects - Multiplier of 20 applied - Compensation awarded for pain and sufferings - Income assessed Rs.40, 000/- annually...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173-- Insured filing no appeal against award - It is not permissible for an insurer to file an appeal questioning the quantum of compensation as well as findings as regards negligence or contributory negligence of the offending vehicle...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Contributory negligence - Means that there is some act or omission on the claimant's part, which has materially contributed to the damage caused, and is of such a nature that it may properly be described as `negligence' - `Negligence' when used in the expression `contributory negligence' means the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Accident claim - Contributory negligence - Appellant driving Fiat car - Truck came from opposite side at excessive speed - Car hit the right side of that truck and collided with rear right side wheels of the truck - Total width of road 22 feet and there were mud shoulders on either side having a..........

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