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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166(1)(c)-- Accident - Claim of compensation by major married and earning sons - Held, major sons of deceased who are married and earning have right to apply for compensation, as they are covered by expression "legal representative" of deceased - Tribunal to consider application irrespective of fact whether..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deductions - Personal expenses - Deduction towards personal expenses to the extent of 50% is excessive and not just and proper considering the fact that claimants along with their respective families were staying with deceased at the relevant time and were largely..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Total compensation - Deceased aged 48 years - Respondents being claimants would be entitled for compensation to be reckoned on basis of loss of dependency, due to loss of gross salary of deceased and future prospects and deduction of 1/3rd amount towards personal expenses of deceased -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased one of the three riders on a motor cycle - May be violation of law but such violation not contributory negligence unless it is established that his very act of riding along with two others, contributed either to the accident or the impact of the accident upon the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Compensation - Deceased one of three riders on a motor cycle - Contributory negligence - In absence of any evidence to show that wrongful act on part of deceased contributed either to accident or to nature of injuries sustained, deceased could not have been held guilty of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 23 years of age at the time of accident, employed and getting salary of Rs.9600/- p.m. - PW2 sole proprietor proved the salary certificate - Oral testimony of PW2 remained unshaken - High Court not to have rejected his evidence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Multiplier - Deceased was 23 years of age at the time of accident - Multiplier of 18 would be appropriate...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability - Amputation of right hand - Compensation - Appellant was a fruit seller on a hand cart - Right hand of appellant was crushed in bus accident, which substantially affecting his business - Award of Rs.2.5 lakhs cannot be held to be just and reasonable compensation -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability - Compensation - Enhancement of - Appellant confined his claim to Rs.3 lakhs due to reason that he was unable to deposit Court fee on Rs.9,05,000 - However, appellant expressly stated that if it is entitled to get more than Rs.3 lakhs, he is ready to deposit..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Plea that wife of deceased had relinquished her share in favour of her i, laws and got certain properties in lieu thereof as such wife is not entitled to any compensation - Held, grant of compensation by MACT or by Court in respect of accidental death of a person is not..........

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