Accident—Income of a house wife has to be assessed atleast at par with the minimum class IV basic pay. Accident—Future Prospects—House wife—She constitute a separate category–It would be appropriate if an increase of 15% is granted in this case on account of future prospects. Accident—Sitting capacity of vehicle—More persons were travelling in the offending vehicle than the sitting capacity—Insurance company cannot be absolved of its liability to pay.
Just Compensation-Deceased used to do work of sale of milk and vegetable seller-Income assessed as Rs. 5.000/- p.m– In facts circumstances of case after applying multiplier of 17; One-third personal deduction; adding for future prospects; loss of consortium total compensation of Rs 20 lakhs awarded.