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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- S.166 - Composite negligence - When a person is injured as a result of negligence on the part of 2 or more wrongdoers it is composite negligence of those severally liable to injured for payment of entire damages - Injured person has the choice of proceeding against all or any of them...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Grant of - In excess than claimed - Court can award compensation exceeding the claimed amount - Court is to award just and reasonable compensation on the basis of evidence produced on record - In such cases there is no question of claim becoming time barred - It cannot be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)-- Third party risks - Defences available to insurer - For application of S.149(2) there should be fundamental breach of the policy conditions by the insured to allow defences available to the insurer...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)-- Terms of policy - Terms have to be construed as it is and there is no scope for adding or subtracting something - However, policy may be considered liberally and such liberalism cannot be extended to permit substitution of words which were not intended...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 15-- Renewal of a fake licence - Renewal of a fake licence cannot transform a fake licence as genuine - A fake licence cannot get its forgery outfit shipped off merely on account of some officer renewing the same with or without knowing it to be forged - Since the driver's licence was fake Insurance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173(2)-- Restrictions - Appeal - In case of appeal under the Act the same law applies and Insurance Company is liable to third party risk and not for the property of the insured...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140, 166, 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Minor - Age of parents is a relevant factor in case of minor's death...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140, 166, 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 22 years - Claimant 55 years of age - Multiplier of 8 applied - Order upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140, 166, 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Minor - Multiplier - Schedule can only be used as a guide - Selection of multiplier cannot in all cases be solely dependent on the age of the deceased - If a young man is killed in the accident leaving behind aged parents who may not survive long enough to match with a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Relief u/s 163-A is not additional relief but alternate relief...........

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