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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140-- Fatal accident - No fault liability - Compensation - Claimants failed to substantiate factum of rash and negligent driving by driver of subject truck, thus claim petition failed u/s 166 of M.V Act - However, claimants are granted limited relief u/s 140 of the Act - Respondents jointly and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Compensation - Future prospects - Percentage for calculating future rise in income is no bar to future prospects being taken at a higher level where assessment is based on actual evidence led to satisfaction of Tribunal/Court that future prospects were higher than standard..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Compensation - Deductions - Personal expenses - Deceased a widowed lady survived by two parents - 50% amount be deducted as personal and living expenses of deceased where deceased is widowed, as per Sarla Verma case. - High Court held, justified in increasing percentage of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Total compensation - Keeping in view the age, dependency of claimants on deceased and various conventional heads, total compensation of Rs.14,25,000 with 12% interest held, awarded to claimants - Claimants also entitled to Rs.25,000 as litigation expenses...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 149-- Accident - Death of pedestrian - Rash and negligent driving of Tractor driver - Liability of insurer - Evidence on record that at the time of occurrence tractor involved in accident was being driven by driver-owner in rash and negligent manner - Independent eye witnesses supported said fact - FIR..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Involvement of offending vehicle in accident - Vehicle was seized by police after investigation only after one month from date of accident and possibility of same having been repaired in meantime could not be ruled out - High Court thus, committed error in reversing the finding of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability of 40% - Rash and negligent driving - Merely from the spot where motor cycle of appellant was found lying after the accident, it cannot be basis to assume that it was driven in or around that spot at the relevant time or on the wrong side of road - Moreover, there..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability of 40% - Enhanced compensation - Appellant possessed heavy transport motor vehicle driving license, which proved that he is a driver of heavy transport motor vehicle - Driving licence on record being valid for a limited period cannot be basis to belie the claim of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability of 40% - Rash and negligent driving by driver of offending vehicle - Compensation - Evidence of witnesses and contents of charge sheet filed by police proved that offending vehicle was driven rashly and negligently - Taking into account the amounts quantified by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Compensation - Future prospects - Total income of deceased was computed by High Court @ Rs.91,800 - An addition of 25% is warranted on account of future prospectus in view of Pranay Sethi's case - Total income after accounting for future prospects at 25% would work out to..........

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