July 2018

Accident—Appeal—Conclusion by Tribunal was a possible view, which could not have been disturbed by the High Court in the appeal in a casual manner

By | July 21st, 2018|Negligence|

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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Negligence–Once, it is held that there was no negligence on the part of driver of the offending vehicle, no relief can be granted to the claimants, even if it is held that the death was on account of the injuries sustained in the accident.

By | July 16th, 2018|Negligence|

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June 2018

Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Negligence–the fact that the bus had turned turtle, goes to show that It was being driven at a high speed—There is no infirmity in the finding that both the drivers were at fault and It is of contributory negligence—Liability apportioned as 50:50   

By | June 18th, 2018|Negligence|

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Accident—Negligence—Though the mere registration of an FIR may not be the sole basis for returning a finding of negligence but it can be considered as material fact to form a prima facie view.

By | June 5th, 2018|Negligence|

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April 2018

February 2018

Mere registration of the FIR and filing of the challan by the police in the criminal case does not establish the negligence of the any of the driver and the same cannot be said to be conclusive- -Tribunal is required to act upon the evidence adduced before it

By | February 25th, 2018|Negligence|

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Vehicle dashed into stationary vehicle-Offending truck was parked in the first lane on GT Road without using any indicator or reflector—Driver of vehicle tried his best to avoid the accident, but dashed into the offending vehicle from back vide-Not a case of composite negligence—Only offending vehicle liable

By | February 25th, 2018|Negligence|

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Tribunal has committed grave error while concluding that “the trolley was not a small thing which was not visible from a quite sufficient distance”, as such, negligence was of the driver of Maruti Van who hit stationary trolley–The finding of Tribunal to this effect is perverse and is set aside–The accident was caused due to negligent act of driver of the offending vehicle

By | February 11th, 2018|Negligence|

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January 2018

Accident—Tort Feasors— Where a tort feasor himself was claimant then his share as tort feasors has to be deducted from total compensation payable; otherwise it would amount to undue enrichment for him.

By | January 31st, 2018|Negligence|

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Accident—Negligence—Motorcycle on which the deceased was riding had four persons sitting on it—This in itself cannot give rise to an inflexible presumption that it must be a contributory cause for every accident.

By | January 30th, 2018|Negligence|

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