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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Accident - Total disability - Compensation - Cost of attendant from date of accident till he remains alive - Claimant in his deposition had stated that "he needs one person to be with him all the time" - Said statement is duly supported by evidence of PW1 who has described medical condition of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Accident - Total disability - Compensation - Pain and suffering - Age of claimant 25 years at time of accident - Held, claimant should be awarded a sum of Rs.3,00,000/- on account of `pain and suffering'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Accident - Total disability - Compensation - Multiplier - Age of claimant 25 years at time of accident - Held, multiplier of 17 would be appropriate...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168-- Accident - Total disability - Compensation - Future prospect - Determination - Age of claimant 25 years at time of accident - He had steady income as evidenced by income-tax returns - Held, an addition of 50% to income that claimant was earning at the time of accident would be justified...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166A-- Accident - Contributory negligence - Compensation - Held, where plaintiff/claimant himself is found to be a party to negligence, then question of joint and several liability cannot arise and plaintiff's claim to the extent of his own negligence, as may be quantified, will have to be severed - In..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166A-- Accident - Compensation - Appeal - Neither driver/owner nor insurer has filed any appeal or cross objection against findings of High Court that both vehicles were responsible for accident - Held, in absence of any challenge to aforesaid part of order of High Court, Supreme Court proceeded in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Liable to pay compensation - Collision between bus and motor cyclist - Death of motor cyclist - Held, simply involvement of bus in accident cannot make owner of bus liable to pay compensation unless it is held on basis of materials on record that accident was caused by rash and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Skilled worker - Determination of monthly income - Embroiderer - Cannot be considered as an unskilled work - Minimum wages in Delhi for a skilled worker as on 01.08.2005 was Rs.3589.90/- p.m. - Appellant has claimed that he was earning Rs.4,500/-P.M. from his work as an embroiderer -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Skilled worker - Loss of future prospects - Compensation for - Held, it cannot be accepted that an embroiderer will not have a future increment in income - Thus, he is entitled for compensation under head of `Loss of future prospects' - Keeping in view the young age of appellant, he is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Skilled worker - Compensation for loss of income suffered during period of treatment which is three months - Held, amount of Rs.13,500/- awarded for said period (Rs.4,500 x 3) taking monthly income of Rs.4,500/-...........

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