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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 3(1), Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147(1)(b)(i), 166-- Deceased was employed as driver by the appellant who was owner of the vehicle - Deceased took the vehicle to a temple as per directions of the owner - Deceased drowned while taking bath in pond - Held, neither owner nor insurance company is liable because the vehicle which was insured was not..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A, 166-- Initially claim petition filed u/s 166 of MV Act - Subsequently after evidence of parties, petitioners converted petition into one u/s 163A of MV Act by moving amendment application and order attained finality - Again, through application, petitioner wanted to make amendment in claim petition by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Claim petition - Apportionment between mother and widow - Compensation of Rs.4.22 lakhs - Widow was engaged as a Home Guard and was getting Rs.80/- per day - Mother was solely dependent upon her son - Considering the peculiar facts of the case, the age of the widow and that of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Multiplier method - Choice of the multiplier is determined by the age of the deceased or that of the claimants whichever is higher and by the calculation as to what capital sum, if invested at a rate of interest appropriate to a stable economy, would yield the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Second schedule - Suffers from many defects - It serves as a guide, but cannot be said to be invariable ready reckoner - Appropriate highest multiplier is 18 which is for the age group of 21 years to 25 years when an ordinary Indian Citizen starts independently earning..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 32 years of age - Having monthly salary of Rs.7, 427/- - It would be appropriate to fix the multiplier at 13 and the rate of interest at 6% p.a...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 166-- Accident - Car insured for personal use but used as taxi - Violation of terms and conditions of policy - Insurance Co. not liable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Although the Second Schedule is applicable only in respect of the claim petitions filed u/s 163-A of the Act, indisputably, the same provides for some guidelines - In the instant case High Court applied the second schedule in a claim petition u/s 166 of the Act - Order..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Second Schedule - Accident - Compensation - Amputation of both legs - Tribunal applying structured formula - No illegality...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Second Schedule - Accident - Compensation - Amputation of both legs - Held, in case of a person suffering 100% disability but alive, a direction to deduct 1/3rd of amount from his total income need not always be insisted upon...........

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