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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Principles of determining compensation - Ordinarily the multiplier should not exceed 16...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Interest - Rate of - Cannot be increased on the ground that claimant had been suffering from mental agony...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- Accident - Compensation - In a case where third party is involved, the liability of the insurance company would be unlimited - Where, however, compensation is claimed for the death of the owner or another passenger of the vehicle, the contract of insurance being governed by the contract qua..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Hire purchase agreement - Financier cannot ordinarily be treated to be the owner - The person who is in possession of the vehicle, and not the financer being he owner is liable to pay damages for the accident...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 149-- Fake driving licence - By itself does not absolve the insurer to reimburse the owner of a vehicle in respect of the amount awarded in favour of a third party by the Tribunal in exercise of its jurisdiction u/s 166 of the Act with liberty to recover the same from the owner and the driver of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149-- Fake driving licence - Owner is bound to make reasonable enquiry whether the driver had a valid driving licence - Such a licence not only must be an effective one but should also be a valid one - So far as a driving licence of a professional driver is concerned, the owner of the vehicle, despite..........
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 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..........

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