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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 173 -- Fatal motor accident - Claimant's widow and minor children - Compensation awarded to the tune Rs.13.12 lacs - Enhancement sought - Enhancement disallowed as claimant's were receiving benefits of family pension...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 168, 173 -- Fatal motor accident due to rash and negligent driving of truck - Contention of driver that he was arrested from far off place and involved in a false case - Held, mere arrest from far off place is no ground to absolve the driver of his liability as he successfully slipped away from the place of accident...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168, 173 -- Fatal motor accident - Vehicle not insured by owner - Truck driven in a rash and negligent manner - Held, both driver and owner are responsible - Merely because insurance policy was not taken by the owner, does not absolve driver from the act of accident...........

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..........

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