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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Accident - Compensation - Deduction on account of personal expenses - Can be even more than one third - Plea that it cannot exceed one third as there is some statutory recognition in the Second Schedule to the Act is not tenable - Deduction depends upon facts and circumstances of each case - In..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- 'Which appears to be just' - Vests a wide discretion in the Tribunal in the matter of determination of compensation - Nevertheless, the wide amplitude of such power does not empower the Tribunal to determine the compensation arbitrarily or to ignore settled principles relating to determination of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 15-- Accident - Claim petition - Expiry of validity of license - Accident occurred after 9 months of expiry of validity of license - However, driving license got renewed after the accident - Held, insurance company not liable to indemnify the owner and the driver...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 149(4), 149(5), 147-- Insurance of goods vehicle - Death of a gratuitous passenger who was traveling in a goods vehicle - Held, insurance company not liable to pay compensation - However, court has discretion to direct the company to pay and recover on facts and circumstances of the case...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149, 166-- Insurance of goods vehicle - Death of a gratuitous passenger while traveling in a goods vehicle - Held, insurance company could be liable if the deceased was owner or agent of owner of goods which were being carried in the vehicle...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 167-- Accident - Claim petition - FIR in respect of accident lodged with police - Ordinarily an allegations in FIR is not admissible in evidence per se but Tribunal would be entitled to look into the same where allegations made in FIR are made part of the claim petition...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 167-- Accident - Claim petition - Gratuitous passengers - 30/40 persons travelling in a goods truck - Such number of persons cannot be representatives of the owners of goods - They were members of marriage party - Insurance Company not liable to pay the amount of compensation to the claimants...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 173-- Fatal motor accident - Death of an unmarried salaried person - Determination of compensation - Future prospectus in career - Held, future prospectus would have to be taken into consideration while assessing compensation - The principle is to assess future loss of income and to double the amount..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Fracture of right hand while travelling as passenger in a bus - Appellant aged 29 years and working as a fitter - Award of Rs.2, 50, 500 as compensation - High Court holding appellant guilty of contributory negligence to the extent of 50% and awarding Rs.50, 000/- towards..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166(2), Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 21-- Accident - Claim petition - Jurisdiction - Jurisdiction of Tribunal is wider than the civil Court - A claimant has a wide option - Residence of the claimant also determines jurisdiction of the Tribunal - Residence of a person depends upon the fact situation obtaining in each case...........

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