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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 140-- Accident - Claim petition - Married daughter, sole legal heir is entitled to compensation even when there is no loss of dependency and the quantum shall not be less than the liability...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149-- Motor accident - Compensation - Driving licence expired 30 days prior to accident and no renewal application filed till date of accident - Insurance Company liable to satisfy award would be entitled to recover the amount from insured...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149-- Accident - Compensation - Third party - Any condition in policy whereby right of third party is taken away would be void - Statute is beneficial one qua the third party but that benefit cannot be extended to the owner' of the offending vehicle - Logic of fake driving licence has to be considered..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 167, 143, 147, 149, Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 2(n), 23-- Death of deceased in an accident while driving a tractor belonging to his wife - Claim petition filed under Workmen's Compensation Act claiming deceased as `workman' employed by his wife, owner of vehicle - No contract of employment produced - Even as to for what purpose the tractor was being used..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Claimant suffered injuries in an accident caused by motor cycle driven by respondent No.2 - Insurance Company held liable to pay compensation - Tribunal rejected plea of appellant that offending vehicle was not subject matter of insurance on date of accident - High Court..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Ascertainment - Multiplier method - Involves the ascertainment of the loss of dependency or the multiplicand and capitalizing the multiplicand by an appropriate multiplier - Choice of multiplier is determined by the age of the deceased (or that of the claimants whichever..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 33 years of age - Claimants widow and minor children - Deceased earning Rs.8000/- by driving a taxi and had agricultural income also - Compensation of Rs.8,16,000/- awarded by applying multiplier of 17 and taking monthly income to be Rs.4000/- in absence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 166-- Insurance - Third party policy - Owner driving his car - Car dashed with a tree - Death of owner - Insurance Company is not liable to pay compensation as owner is not third party and additional premium not paid in respect of entire risk of death or bodily injury of the owner of the vehicle...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Rash and negligent driving - Bus driver dashed deceased while crossing road and bus proceeded to a distance of 120 ft. after dashing - Shows that bus was driven rashly and negligently...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased aged about 38 years - Working as a coolie or mason - Would have easily earned Rs.60/- per day - Fixation of his earning at Rs.1, 800/- per month and his contribution to his family as Rs.1200/- per month - Held, proper...........

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