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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 66(3) -- Accident - Compensation - Insured vehicle engaged by a group consisting of claimants and others for a pilgrimage tour - Insurance policy covered the use of vehicle only under a `permit' - Contention of insurer that vehicle did not have permit to operate as a Public Service Vehicle - It was for the insurer to prove that on the..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)(a)(ii), 173, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 61, 63 -- Motor accident - Offended vehicle which met with an accident, insured with the insurance company - Insurance company took plea that no liability can be fastened on it, as the driver of the offending vehicle was not possessing valid license - Report produced from the licensing..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173 -- Accident - Compensation - Death of a lady in road accident - Husband claimed that his deceased wife was earning Rs.10, 000/- per month from tailoring work - No evidence adduced to substantiate this plea - Tribunal assessed income of deceased at Rs.3, 000/- per month - Assessment held proper in the absence of proof of..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173, Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5 -- Delay in filing the appeal - Condonation - Sufficient cause - Delay of 116 days - Cause shown by the claimants being poor person - Took time to arrange money for filing appeal - Held, not a sufficient cause - Application for condonation bereft of details regarding actual amount required to..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173 -- Accident - Compensation - Death of a labourer - Tribunal assessed income of the deceased at Rs.2, 400/- per month and awarded compensation to the tune of Rs.2, 34, 000/- - In appeal award modified - Held, deceased even as an unskilled able-bodied worker could have safely earned Rs.3000/- per month - After applying one..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166 -- Accident - Assessment of loss of earning - Amputation of left leg below knee - Appellant a cleaner on truck - Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs.1, 44, 000/- on account of disability after assessing income at Rs.3, 000/- p.m. - Award modified - Held, loss of leg below knee results in loss in earning to the tune of 50% of earning..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 163, 149, 158(6) -- Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, R.150 - Accident - Claim petition - Expediting and streamlining the adjudication of motor vehicles claims and disbursement of compensation - Supreme Court giving suggestions/directions to various authorities viz. Police, Claims Tribunals, Insurance Companies and Legislature and..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 -- Second Schedule - Deceased 48 years of age at the time of accident - Multiplier of 13 is applicable for computing the amount of compensation...........

BOMBAY HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 179 -- Disobedience of signal given by police officer - Accused driving luxury bus - Signaled to stop by police officer in uniform - Driver giving dash to the police officer - Accused committed offence u/s 179 IPC - Plea not available to the accused that the police officer had no business to be on duty at that place and therefore no..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 173 -- Accident - Tractor trolley insured only for the use of agricultural purpose - Trolley carrying labourers hired for doing agriculture work met with an accident - Held, transport of labourers is a part of agricultural work and hence covered by policy...........

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