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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...........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal motor accident - Deceased, who was standing inside bus, fell down from front window which got opened due to jerk caused to bus because of rash and negligent driving by driver of bus - Held, there was no contributory negligence on part of deceased - It was negligence of driver of bus alone...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 155, 157, 147-- Inspite of death of owner of vehicle insurance of vehicle continued to be renewed in the name of deceased and premium was paid by his wife - L.R's of deceased took no steps to get the registration of vehicle changed in their name - Vehicle met with an accident causing death of driver - Held,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Liability of Insurance company in the case of gratuitous passenger - Held, that Insurance Company owed no liabilities towards the injuries suffered by the deceased who was a pillion rider and a gratuitous passenger - Order of High Court directing Insurance Company to pay..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 167-- Fatal motor accident caused by rash and negligent driving of tractor driver - Tractor sold by registered owner - Registration not changed in favour of vendee - Held, registered owner liable to pay compensation to third party and not the vendee - Registered owner has civil remedy to recover the..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Deceased suffered multiple injuries in motor accident - Deceased developed depression due to worthilessness and helplessness due to accidental injuries - As a consequence of depression deceased committed suicide - Held, insurance company liable to pay compensation...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 23, Rule 3, Motor Vehicles Act, 1939, Section 110A, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173-- Fatal motor accident - Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs.60, 000/- on the basis of joint statements made by counsels for parties - Terms of compromise not reduced into writing or signed by the parties - Held, compromise could not be given effect to - Award set aside - Claim enhanced to Rs.1, 34,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 4, 5-- Driver not holding a valid and effective driving licence - Insurer not liable to pay compensation - In such cases it is not for the Insurance Company to prove breach of conditions of the contract of insurance...........

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