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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Compensation - Can be awarded in excess of what is claimed when evidence led in the case is sufficient to pass such award - Function of Tribunal/Court is to award just compensation, which is reasonable on the evidence produced on record...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- House-wife - Her contribution to the household must be treated to be at minimum of Rs.3, 000/- per month for an age group of 34-59 years...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Deceased aged 35 years working in different houses as petty worker and earning Rs.300/- per month plus free boarding - Her monthly income taken to be Rs.3, 000/- per month being in the age group of 34-59 years in view of S.C. judgment in Lata Wadhwa's case reported in AIR 2001 SC 3218 - Though the..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Award of amount higher than what is claimed - There is no bar - Appropriate procedure is to allow a formal amendment of the claim petition - However, if there is evidence on record to justify it, a higher amount be awarded even without a formal amendment to the claim petition...........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Joint tort feasors - Composite negligence - Death on account of act of two vehicles - Owner, driver and Insurer of one of the vehicles can be sued and it is not necessary to sue owner, driver and insurer of both the vehicles - Claimant may impleaded owner, driver and insurer of both the vehicles..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Joint tort feasors - Composite negligence - Apportionment - It is not necessary to apportion the claim when it is not possible to determine the ratio of negligence of joint tort feasors...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140, 166-- Compensation - Enhancement - Deceased aged 20 years - Multiplier of 10 applied by observing that after marriage deceased would not spare substantially for his mother - If after marriage contribution to mother diminishes, income can be expected to increase and therefore quantum of contribution can..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168, 173-- Accident claim petition - Deceased 30 years of age and his income assessed to be Rs.45, 000/- per annum - 1/3 deduction towards the amount which deceased would have spent on himself allowed - Multiplier of 17 applied - Rs.10, 000/- to each of the claimants allowed on account of loss and affection..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166(3)-- Accident - Claim petition filed after 10 years of accident - Period of limitation having been deleted by the Amending Act, claim petition has to be entertained without taking note of the date of accident...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Deceased driver of motor vehicle - Owner and Insurance Company are liable to pay compensation under 'no fault liability' where accident takes place 'arising out of the use of motor vehicle...........

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