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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Proof as to owning agricultural land- No convincing evidence to prove income out of the land - It cannot be said that there is a total loss of income due to the injury suffered by the appellant - Calculation of amount of compensation on basis of notional income upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Multiplier - Death by negligence - No reliable evidence to prove the income of deceased - Deceased was 35 years old and leaving behind young wife and four minor daughters - Held, that since interest rate is on the decline multiplier has to be consequentially raised - Instead of twelve, multiplier..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- Claimant travelling in goods carriage - There is no statutory liability on the owner of vehicle to get the same insured for any passenger travelling in a goods carriage and insurer have no liability - Claimant to recover the amount awarded from the owners of the offending vehicle - Order of High..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Insurance company to satisfy award and recover same from owner - For recovery separate execution petition need not to be filed - If an application is filed for realization of amount before Tribunal then Tribunal shall take appropriate steps in this behalf...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 147, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Rash and negligent driving of tractor - Deceased sitting on mudguard of tractor fell down and died - Driver having no driving licence - Insurance company to satisfy award and recover the same from owner of tractor - For recovery of dues Insurance company need not file a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Insurance company to satisfy award and recover same from owner - For recovery separate execution petition need not to be filed - If an application is filed for realization of amount before Tribunal then Tribunal shall take appropriate steps in this behalf...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2), 147, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Rash and negligent driving of tractor - Deceased sitting on mudguard of tractor fell down and died - Driver having no driving licence - Insurance company to satisfy award and recover the same from owner of tractor - For recovery of dues Insurance company need not file a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Proof of income - Income of deceased alleged to be Rs.12,500/- p.m. from agricultural and business as Commission Agent - No reliable document available in proof of income - High Court assessed income of Rs.3000/- from commission Agent and Rs.4000/- as agricultural income..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173-- Accident - Compensation - Appeal by Insurance Company together with the owner of the vehicle - An appeal by the owner of vehicle is maintainable despite the fact that in terms of an award, he is to be reimbursed by the insurance company...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Contributory negligence - Two vehicles involved in an accident - Injured claimant was negligent - If injured claimant is partly liable principle of composite negligence will not apply - No inference can be drawn that negligence was 50 : 50 - When injured is guilty of some negligence, his claim for..........

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