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Govt. educational institutions to reserve 5% seats for persons with disabilities: SC

The Supreme Court of India directed that all government educational institutions and others receiving aid from the government shall reserve at least 5 per cent seats for persons with disabilities while making admission of students in educational courses of higher … Continue reading

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Just & Fair compensation to be paid to child in case of motor accident: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that in case of a child meeting with a motor accident the following appropriate compensation should be considered as ‘just and fair’; if the disability caused is above 10% and upto 30% to the … Continue reading

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Compensation is payable under loss of earning/earning capacity as well as permanent disability in an accident case: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that compensation in a motor vehicle accident case is payable to a claimant under both heads, viz. loss of earning/earning capacity as well as permanent disability and the same should be liberally quantified. The … Continue reading

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Loss of earning to be judged with reference to the nature of work being performed: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in the context of loss of future earning; any physical disability resulting from an accident has to be judged with reference to the nature of work being performed by the person suffering the … Continue reading

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