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Compensation received from Govt for a deceased employee should be deducted from total compensation: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the compensation received from the Government by the dependents of a deceased employee in a motor vehicle accident should be deducted from the total compensation payable to such dependents by the tortfeasor or … Continue reading

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$106 million penalty imposed on public sector insurance companies: CCI

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a total penalty of Rs. 671.05 crores (~$106 million) upon 4 Public Sector Insurance Companies for manipulating the bidding process initiated by Government of Kerala for selecting insurance service provider for Rashtriya … Continue reading

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Claimant can recover entire compensation from one joint tort feasor: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that a claimant is entitled to recover entire compensation from one of the joint tort feasors, particularly in an accident where injuries have been caused by combined wrongful act of … Continue reading

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Registered owner not liable: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that the registered owner of a vehicle should not be held liable for a claim if the vehicle is not in his possession and control. In this case, the Large Bench of the … Continue reading

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Voluntary contributions should be included in the salary: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that for the purpose of deciding net monthly income of the deceased (in a motor vehicle accident), the amount of voluntary contributions made should be included in the salary. Referring … Continue reading

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Government ‘owner’ of vehicle under requisition: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that a vehicle under requisition by the State Government under Motor Vehicles Act (“Act”) from the owner makes it (government) a ‘owner’ of such vehicle till it parts with the … Continue reading

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Principle of Composite Negligence be followed in a third party claim: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that where the claimant is a third party (other than the driver/owner of the vehicles involved in the accident) the correct principle for determination of the liability is that of … Continue reading

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