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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Although the Second Schedule is applicable only in respect of the claim petitions filed u/s 163-A of the Act, indisputably, the same provides for some guidelines - In the instant case High Court applied the second schedule in a claim petition u/s 166 of the Act - Order..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Second Schedule - Accident - Compensation - Amputation of both legs - Tribunal applying structured formula - No illegality...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Second Schedule - Accident - Compensation - Amputation of both legs - Held, in case of a person suffering 100% disability but alive, a direction to deduct 1/3rd of amount from his total income need not always be insisted upon...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Accident - Compensation - Earnings of deceased - Onus lies on the claimants to prove this fact by leading reliable and cogent evidence - A bare assertion in the claim petition in that behalf is not sufficient to discharge that onus...........
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Second schedule - A guide only - It cannot be used as an invariable ready reckoner...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Accident - Compensation - Pecuniary loss - Can be ascertained only by balancing on the one hand the loss to the claimants of the future pecuniary benefit and on the other any pecuniary advantage which from whatever source comes to them by reason of the death, that is, the balance of loss and gain..........
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 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...........

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