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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 157(2), 140-- Person died in an accident was a borrower of vehicle from the owner - Insurance company contended that the borrower stepped into the shoes of owner himself and thus insurer was not liable - Insurance policy merely cover the risk to the insured alongwith the pillion rider - Held, only liability for..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140, 147-- Deceased traveling on the mud guard of tractor - Accident occurred when tractor turned turtle - Insurance company contended that the deceased was not authorised to travel on the mud guard of the tractor and there was no insurance cover for a person who is a passenger in a tractor - Held, even in a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Loss of future income - Compensation - Victim, a painter, 30 years old at the time of accident - Suffered disability which did not allow him to paint as he did earlier - While awarding compensation Tribunal or Court must take a reasonable compassionate view of things and should fix a `just..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Compensation and damages - Distinction - Expression compensation may include a claim for damages but compensation is more comprehensive - Normally damages are given for an injury which is suffered, whereas compensation stands on a slightly higher footing - Compensation is given for the atonement..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, Motor Vehicles Act, 1939, Section 110A-- Fatal motor accident - Deceased was a govt. employee and was drawing monthly salary of Rs.2700/- - Claims Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs.2, 61, 800/- - High Court in appeal assessed the dependency at Rs.6, 91, 200/- and made a further deduction by one third considering imponderability and..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal motor accident - Computation of compensation in claim petition - Deceased aged 35 years and earning salary of Rs.3, 647/- at the time of death - He had four family members dependent on him - Held, where number of dependants is 4 to 6, one fourth should be deducted towards personal and living..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased a pillion rider on scooter - Accident as a result of a collision with a Cielo car whereas scooterist and pillion rider fell and a maxi cab drove over a person causing death - Insurance company contended that case could not have been prosecuted without impleading..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 170-- Accident - Compensation - Appeal on the question of quantum - Additional evidence sought that claimants have falsely given evidence relating to the income status of the deceased - Held, such an evidence cannot be allowed to be brought on record - If there is a case of fraud in securing the award,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140-- Scope - Provision is intended to provide immediate succour to the injured or the heirs and legal representatives of the deceased - Claim u/s 140 of the Act is made at the threshold of the proceeding and the payment of compensation is to be made by an interim award of the Tribunal which may be..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A, 2(9)-- Accident by owners wife who was driving the vehicle herself and her husband sitting by her - Additional premium paid for private use of the vehicle and the person who is entitled to drive under the terms of policy fully covered - Held, bodily injury to a driver who sustained injury in the use of..........

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