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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 - Reduction of compensation - Validity - Appellant had suffered 100% disability - Tribunal awarded Rs.14,20,000/- as total compensation on basis of monthly income of Rs.5,000/- - Reduction of compensation by High Court without assigning any reason - Held, judgment of High Court liable to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A- - Sch.II - Accident - Grant of compensation u/s 163-A - Held, largest multiplier envisaged is 18 in case of victim `above 25 years of age' but not exceeding 30 years' - Multiplier for higher age is required to be re-looked in view of increase in life expectancy...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Application of split multiplier - Held, in absence of any specific reason and evidence on record Tribunal or Court should not apply split multiplier in routine course and should apply multiplier as per decision of Supreme Court in case of Sarla Verma's case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A- - Sch.II - Accident - Determination of compensation - Deduction - Held, deduction towards personal and living expenses of deceased should be one-third where number of dependent family members is 2 to 3 - One-fourth where number of dependent family members is 4 to 6 - One-fifth where number of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Structured formula - Applicability of - Held, structured formula as prescribed under second schedule and multiplier mentioned therein is not binding for claims u/s.166 of the Act of 1988...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A- - Sch.II - Accident - Structured formula - Second sch. was enacted in 1994 - Now more than 19 years have passed but no amendment has been made - It has now become redundant, irrational and unworkable due to changed scenario including present cost of living, current rate of inflation and increased..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A(1), Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 2(g), 4(1)(c)(ii)-- "Permanent disability" and "Permanent disablement" - Held, two expressions have to be considered interchangeably for the purpose of S.163A of the Act of 1988...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A(1), Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 2(g), 4(1)(c)(ii)-- "Permanent disability" - Appellant produced disability certificate wherein a qualified medical practitioner assessed disability as 8% - That certificate was proved by PW1 doctor who issued the same - Held, going by the explanation to 163A (1) r/w Workmen's Compensation Act, compensation as..........

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