27 June 2022


Search Results for Tag : Compensation

Notifications & Circulars

Special Window to States for meeting the GST Compensation Cess shortfall(15.10.2020)

Under Option-I States were to be provided a Special Window of Borrowing of Rs. 1.1 lakh cr, and over and above that, an authorisation for additional O.....

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Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017(30.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal of the Finance Ministry to promulgate an ordinan.....

Tags : Promulgation, Approval, Compensation, States

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TRAI releases Highlights of Telecom Data for September, 2015(18.11.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released data for telecom subscribers for September, 2015. The figures showed a continuing of established tr.....

Tags : Trai, compensation, telecom data, 2015

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Top Story

When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation

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When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation

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Easier refunds, more compensation: DGCA(13.06.2016)

The Director General of Civil Aviation released proposals to ease flyers’ woes in the event of cancelled flights or when they are denied boarding. Als.....

Tags : air travel, refund, cancellation, disability, compensation

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Rs. 20 lakh compensation for kin of Beas river deceased(02.01.2016)

The Himachal Pradesh High Court increased severally the interim compensation awarded to parents of students who drowned in Beas river in 2014. The inc.....

Tags : beas tragedy, 2014, compensation, assessment

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Lok Sabha passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017(23.07.2018)

In order to reduce undue delay in final resolution of cheque dishonour cases and to provide relief to payees of dishonoured cheques, Parliament has pa.....

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International Cases

Victim’s entitlement to compensation measured by reference to the law of state of accident, routes to recovery provided by Directives he or she invokes(03.08.2016)

In present case, Respondent, a United Kingdom resident, was on holiday in Greece. Walking along the verge of a road, she was struck from behind by a v.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Jurisdiction

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No one shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(08.11.2016)

Present case originated in twenty-eight applications against Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of Convention for Protection of Hum.....

Tags : Detention, Degrading treatment, Compensation

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Compensation not payable unless disease predominantly arose from discipline which was unreasonable and harsh on part of employer(23.08.2018)

In instant case, the Appellant (Mr Suleski), was employed as a crane supervisor by the Respondent (Pilbara Iron). At a meeting with his superintendent.....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Legality

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Prescription Act does not apply to claims for compensation under the RAF Act(06.05.2020)

Present appeal concerns the question whether the running of prescription in respect of Mr Koos Jacobs’ claim for damages under the Road Accident Fund .....

Tags : Compensation, Enactment, Applicability

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Test whether a vehicle is designed for use on a road is objective(22.06.2020)

Mr Simphiwe Robert Makutoana (the deceased) was a pedestrian at the Multipurpose Terminal, Cape Town Harbour, when a large industrial vehicle Reach St.....

Tags : Accident claim, Compensation, Nature, Vehicle

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Where harm is caused by a domesticated animal, responsibility for that harm rests with the owner of the animal and not the injured party(11.09.2020)

An appeal by Mr. van Meyeren against a finding by the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, that he was liable to compensate Cloete for injuries su.....

Tags : Negligence, Compensation, Eligibility

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Application of general law may produce a more favourable result for claimant than statutory planning assumptions(22.02.2017)

Instant appeal concerns assessment of compensation for compulsory acquisition of two parcels of grazing land, formerly owned by present Appellant (“cl.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Determination

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In order to avoid liability under Section of COIDA, onus of satisfying the Court is on employer(04.03.2021)

In present case, On 5 April 2017 the Appellant, Ms Catherine Churchill, went to work as usual at the offices of the first Respondent, the Premier of 4.....

Tags : Damages, Compensation, Entitlement

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Discretion may be interfered only if the Court is satisfied that it was not exercised judicially or had been influenced by wrong principles(13.04.2022)

Present appeal arises from a successful application by the Appellants, the Central Energy Fund SOC Limited (CEF) and the Strategic Fuel Fund Associati.....

Tags : Compensation, Decision, Review

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Discrimination on grounds of religious belief and political opinion is unlawful(17.12.2018)

The claimant was employed by the Respondent on a regular but not formal basis from March 2016 until 16 May 2016, on which latter date he signed a cont.....

Tags : Discrimination, Termination, Compensation

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A person who cannot be identified, cannot be sued under a pseudonym or description, unless circumstances are such that, service of claim form can be effected or properly dispensed with(20.02.2019)

The question at issue on present appeal is in what circumstances, is it permissible to sue an unnamed Defendant. On 26 May 2013, Ms Bianca Cameron was.....

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Dismissal of claimant automatically unfair due to non-completion of statutory dismissal procedure(21.02.2017)

Present case deals with claim of unfair dismissal. Issue to be determined by tribunal was whether the claimant was an employee of Respondent. In claim.....

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It is necessary to establish true nature of investments complained about before any final conclusions are reached, including questions related to compensation(30.04.2021)

The central issue in present matter is whether the Ombud for Financial Services (the Ombud), established in terms of Section 20 of the Financial Advis.....

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A curfew enforced by electronic tagging, clocking in and clocking out, and arrest or imprisonment for breach was a “classic detention or confinement”(12.02.2020)

Present case is about the meaning of imprisonment at common law and whether it should, or should not, now be aligned with the concept of deprivation o.....

Tags : False imprisonment, Compensation, Legality

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News

RBI Withdraws Banks' 25% Compensation(28.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has withdrawn 25 per cent compensation to banks for detecting fake notes.

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CERC: Compensation to power plants for coal imports in times of domestic coal shortage allowed(17.05.2019)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed compensation to GMR Group for running its power plant on imported coal in the event of co.....

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Delhi HC Disposes of Plea Seeking Direction to Govt for Scheme to Compensate Covid Affected Families(10.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has disposed of the plea by directing the Government to treat the plea seeking direction to Union of India and Delhi Government to co.....

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SC: Addition of 40% Income to be Given Towards Future Prospects in Motor Accident Compensation(12.05.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that addition of 40% income must be given towards future prospects while computing motor accident compensation if the dec.....

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Karnataka HC Directs on Payment of Compensation to Those Who Died at Chamarajanagar Hospital(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to decide on payment of compensation to families of those who died owing to a lack of oxygen su.....

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Delhi HC Awards Rs. 6 Lakh Interim Compensation to Minor Sexual Assault Victim(17.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has awarded Rs. 6 Lakhs as interim compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault, directing the Delhi State Legal Services Authori.....

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Madras HC Orders School to Pay Rs.7 Lakh Compensation to LKG Girl(05.07.2016)

Madras HC has directed a private school in Tirunelveli district to pay a compensation of Rs.7 lakh to a minor girl who lost her vision in the right ey.....

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Centre Amends Motor Accident Compensation Scale Under No-Fault Liability(24.05.2018)

Central Government has issued a notification to amend the compensation scales for motor accident claims under Second Schedule of the Motor Vehicles Ac.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Government's Compensation Scheme for Victims of Delhi Riots(04.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to intervene in a plea challenging the compensation announced by the Delhi Government for the victims of Delhi Riots. The.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Income Tax on Compensation Received on Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land(12.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that income tax cannot be levied on the compensation or enhanced compensation received on compuls.....

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Karnataka HC Enhances Compensation for Death of 2Yrs Old in Motor Accident(20.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has enhanced the compensation granted by the Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) to a couple who lost their 2-year old daughter.....

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Bombay HC Partly Allows MACT Order in Appeal Against Compensation Awarded to Kin(21.01.2022)

Bombay High Court has partly allowed an order of the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Mumbai, in an appeal against the compensation awarded to kin of a.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Railways to Pay Compensation to Deceased(24.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed Central railways to pay Rs.8 Lakhs as compensation to the family of Arjun Gawande who died while alighting from a train.....

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Calcutta HC: 'Persons Interested' Include Those Who Have Stake in Compensation Proceedings(02.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that 'persons interested' in land acquisition proceedings include, not only persons who have an interest in the acquisiti.....

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SC: Compensation to be Paid from Date of Accident and Not Date of Adjudication of Claim(01.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that interest on compensation under the Workmen's Compensation Act 1923, shall be paid from the date of the accident and no.....

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SC: Proximity To Developed Area Relevant to Determine Market Value for Compensation(02.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that the market value of a land must be determined keeping in view the various factors including proximity to the developed.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Compensation Commissioner Last Authority on Claims(02.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that under the scheme of the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923, the Compensation Commissioner is the last authority to deci.....

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SC: Award Passed by Lok Adalat Cannot be Basis for Redetermination of Compensation(04.02.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the Award passed by a Lok Adalat under Section 20 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 cannot be the basis for rede.....

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Hyderabad HC Grants Compensation to Parents of Snake Bite Victims(03.10.2016)

Hyderabad HC has directed Central Government and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan'sTelangana Project Director to pay a compensation of Rs 8 lakh each to the paren.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders 90 Lakh Compensation For Rape(12.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed the convict and his mother to pay Rs 90 lakh compensation to the survivor In the abduction and rape case of a minor.....

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Frame Rules to Pay Compensation to Accident Victims by Auctioning Uninsured Vehicles: SC to States(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed each state and union territory to frame appropriate rules to put uninsured motor vehicles in public auction and pay compens.....

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Madras HC Restrains TANGEDCO from Charging Compensation Towards Low PF(17.08.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation & Distribution Corporation Limited to levy only minimum charges, during the lockdown period. .....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

Tags : West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Election Commission, Covid-19, Compensation

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Madras HC: Amount Paid through Insurance in Mediclaim Deductible from Compensation in Motor Accident(25.05.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the compensation for medical expenses is a matter of reimbursement and hence, once the insurance company has chosen to.....

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Madras HC Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Compensation to Family of Boy Who Died of Electrocution(04.11.2020)

Madras High Court has ordered compensation to the parents of a 22 years old boy, who died due to electrocution after stepping on snapped live wire. Th.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Plea to Enhance Compensation to 26/11 Victims(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Union Government for its response to a 2014 order to frame a policy to enhance compensation given to terror attack victims.....

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SC: Compensation for 'Loss of Consortium' Can be Awarded to Children and Parents Also(08.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that, in a Motor Accident Compensation Claims, compensation for loss of consortium can be awarded to children and parents a.....

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Delhi HC Stays Payment of Compensation to Family of Youth Who Rammed Bike into Barricades(10.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has put on hold payment of Rs 75 Lakhs compensation to the family of a youth who rammed his bike into chained barricades and is curre.....

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SC Stays Imposition of NGT's Environmental Compensation on Thermal Plants(11.09.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the recovery of 'Environmental Compensation' imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for non-achievement of 100 % Fly A.....

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SC: Compensation for Loss of Future Prospects Can be Awarded in Cases of Permanent Disablement(18.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that compensation for loss of future prospects can be awarded in cases of permanent disablement incurred as a result of a m.....

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Delhi HC: Child Born As a Result of Sexual Offences Entitled to Compensation(14.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has held that a child born out of rape is clearly a victim of offence and entitled to compensation.

Tags : Delhi High Court, child, rape, compensation

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NGT: Impose Fine on Airlines Disposing Excreta Before Landing(21.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed aviation regulator DGCA to issue a circular to all airlines asking them to pay Rs. 50,000 as environmental .....

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Madras HC Directs TNSTC to Pay Compensation Amount Via Electronic Fund Transfer(26.12.2016)

Madras High Court has devised a new methodology to ensure that Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) does not delay payment of compensation i.....

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SC: Mere Offer of Refund Does Not Disentitle Flat Buyers from Claiming Compensation(22.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the flat purchasers are not disentitled from claiming compensation merely because the developer offered an exit option.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Compensation for Delayed Possession

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ITAT, Mumbai: No Tax on Compensation Received for Loss of Trees(23.12.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that no Tax is applicable on Compensation received for loss of Trees.

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Bombay HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to Men Detained Illegaly(28.12.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the State government to pay Rs.50,000 each towards compensation to two men who were illegally detained in Beed District.....

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Delhi HC: Demonetization Must Not Affect Timely Relief to Rape Victims(24.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that demonetization should not come in way of banks releasing timely payments to compensate rape victims.

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensation Plan for Kin of COVID-19 Related Deaths/Casualties(24.08.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking inter-alia, directions to the Union and State Governments to formulate appropriate guidelines to provide ad.....

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SC: Flat Buyers Entitled to Compensation for Gross Delay by Builders in Handing Over Possession(25.08.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that failure of the developer to comply with the contractual obligation to provide the flat to a flat purchaser within a co.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Orders 7 Lakhs Compensation for Rape Victim(04.09.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held in a Writ Petition that the Rape victim was entitled to compensation of Rs. 7 lakhs along with interest under Section.....

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US Jury Holds Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Liable for Defamation of Each Other(02.06.2022)

US Court has held that Heard had defamed Depp in a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post, and awarded Depp $10 Million in compensatory damages .....

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Kar. HC: Compensation for Loss of Future Prospect Can be Awarded Without Disability from Amputation(07.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that 'Loss of future prospects' has to be factored in cases of injury without amputation resulting in whole body disabil.....

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Allahabad HC: Claimant Entitled to Compensation for Loss of Earnings(09.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has held that a claimant widow, who is deprived of full pension of her husband because he died in a motor accident, is entitled t.....

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SC Stays Order of NCDRC Lowering Compensation to Bereaved Family(17.12.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed an order of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), lowering the compensation granted to a bereaved fami.....

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Madras HC Rules: Aged Parents of Deceased Person Eligible for Workmen’s Compensation(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under Workmen Compensation Act.

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Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill that aims at providing payment of compensation to employees and their dependants in case of injury by industria.....

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Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 that aims to compensate States for loss of revenue due to implementation of GST has receive.....

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MOTOR VEHICLES - No Limits on Compensation for Accident Death: Madras HC(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that utilizing multiple options to get compensation for death of a person in a motor accident, by their family, pa.....

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Madras HC Directs Narcotics Control Bureau to Pay Compensation to Petitioner-Accused(17.02.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Narcotics Control Bureau to pay a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the Petitioner-accused noting that the petitioner's.....

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Orissa HC Directs Payment of Compensation to Purna Chandra Mohapatra for Death of Son(02.02.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed that a sum of Rupees 5 Lakhs be paid by the State of Odisha to one Purna Chandra Mohapatra and his wife as compensation.....

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SC: Homebuyers Cannot be Deprived of Interim Compensation Merely for Want of Execution of Sale Deed(11.02.2021)

Supreme Court has opined in connection with the Maradu flat demolition case that once it has been established that the home buyers have in fact made p.....

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SC Directs Bajaj Allianz to Come Up with Draft Guidelines for Compensation Disbursement Process(15.02.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company, to come up with draft guidelines for facilitating compensation disbursement pr.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea for ?1 Crore Compensation from ECI(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a member of Naam Tamilar Katchi seeking compensation of Rs. 1 crore from Election Commission .....

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Bombay HC tells Tribunal to Consider Hurt Cyclist’s Plea for Compensation(18.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed accidents claims tribunal to consider plea of Mumbai Port Trust employee, who met with an accident while participating .....

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Karnataka HC Directs Clarification of Stand on Compensation for Farmer Suicides(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Chief Secretary to make a clear stand whether families of the farmers who killed themselves after borrowin.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea Against Differential Compensation for Major & Minor Riots Victims(03.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response from the Delhi government on its scheme for compensation of Delhi riots' victims, which has been alleged to be di.....

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SC: Multiplier Method Has to be Applied While Computing Motor Accident Compensation(08.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that, while computing motor accident compensation, multiplier method has to be applied for future prospects and advancement.....

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Bombay High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation Amount After 21 Years(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has increased amount of compensation awarded by Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) 21 years ago against State Government and othe.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Employees Compensation Bill; Enhances Compensation For Death, Occupational Injury(23.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2016 which enhances compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes i.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Frame Rules on Settling Rape Cases Post Compensation(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to consider framing rules to deal with cases of rape victims, after accepting compensation, settle .....

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SC Issues Directions for Uniform Procedure in Granting Motor Accident Compensation(18.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions regarding process of disbursement of compensation as well as expediting the matter before the Motor Acci.....

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SC: Subsequent Parties Entitled To Seek Declaration that Land Acquisition Proceedings Have Lapsed(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that subsequent purchaser, assignee, successor in interest, power of attorney, etc., are all persons who are interested in comp.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Pleas for Compensation to Victims of Wrongful Prosecution(23.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking directions to the Cen.....

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Madras HC Grants Compensation to Woman's Family Who Fell from Overcrowded Train(26.03.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered compensation of Rs. 8 lakh along with 6% interest to the family of a woman who died in the year 2014 as she was travelli.....

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Madras HC: Compensation for Refraining from Carrying Out Competitive Business is Capital Receipt(08.04.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed the appeal of the revenue and has held that the Compensation received for refraining from carrying on competitive busi.....

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SC Dismisses Challenge Against Delhi HC Decision on Widow's Right to Compensation(12.04.2021)

Supreme Court has affirmed a Delhi High Court decision that a widow's right to claim compensation under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 for the death of .....

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Delhi High Court Orders Govt. to Speed Up Disposal of Workmen Compensation Cases(28.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered Delhi Government to take steps to ensure that more than 1,100 compensation cases for deaths and injuries pending under Wo.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Decide on Extending Benefits of Compensation to Farmers’ Families(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take a policy decision on extending benefits of compensation to the families of farmers who .....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Tax on Compensation for Acquisition of Agricultural Land by State Govt(15.04.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that no tax shall be payable on compensation for acquisition of agricultural land by the state go.....

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Kerala HC: Motor Accident Compensation Can't Be Reduced Saying Pillion Rider Didn't Wear Helmet(19.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has stated that merely because the pillion rider was not wearing helmet in violation of Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988,.....

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SDMC Toll Tax Contractor Starts Collecting ECC as per SC Order(09.11.2015)

SMYR Consortium, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) contractor for toll tax , has agreed to collect Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) from h.....

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Delhi HC To DSLSA: Pay Compensation u/s 357A to Relatives of Murder Victim(04.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has awarded compensation to relatives of two murder victims, drawing from various judicial precedents, and noting that the fine order.....

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SC Levies 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 & Rs 1300 on Commercial Vehicles entering Delhi(13.10.2015)

Supreme Court has levied 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 and Rs 1300 on commercial vehicles entering Delhi from November 1 for 4 months. T.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Compensation and Rehabilitation of Victims of West Bengal Riots(25.05.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking compensation and rehabilitation of the victims of the alleged state spon.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Response on Disbursement of Compensation to Sanitation Workers’ Families(01.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought response of Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) on the issue of disbursement of compensation to the families of sanitatio.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Guidelines on Victim Compensation(06.09.2019)

Karnataka High Court while observing that trial courts are delivering justice more oriented towards the rights of accused persons and the same is not .....

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Supreme Court Increases Compensation to Family of Carpenter who Died in Accident(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed while enhancing the compensation awarded to the family of a carpenter who died in an accident that what proof they can lead.....

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Bombay High Court to State Government: Why Modify Compensation of Rape Survivors(06.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to spell out the “purpose” due to which it decided to modify its existing scheme of granting compensa.....

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Madras High Court Directs Payment of Compensation to Accident Victims Only Through Annuity Scheme(16.08.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the implementation of the Motor Accident Claims Annuity Deposit Scheme from October 1 while clarifying that the victi.....

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Govt Should Compensate Victims of Its Inaction: Delhi High Court(28.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that Government should provide financial assistance and support to people who are the victims of their inaction and omission.....

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Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case

Tags : The Supreme Court bench, however, made it clear that the separate plea, seeking enhancement of compensation to be awarded to Bilkis Bano, would be taken up next week for hearing.

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Human Rights Commission Can’t Direct Payment of Compensation: Chhattisgarh HC(01.12.2017)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that State Human Rights Commission is only a re-commendatory body and it has no power and jurisdiction to direct paym.....

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HP High Court Orders Rs. 20 Lakh Compensation For Parents of Students Drowned In Beas River(04.01.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered payment of compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to parents of each of 24 engineering students of a Hyderabad college wh.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to Husband of Woman Who Died(02.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to pay Rs. 5,00,000/- compensation to the husband of a woman who died due to non-availability of a.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Response on Plea Challenging Goa Victim Compensation Scheme, 2012(07.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has sought response of the Central Government and Goan administration on a plea challenging the amendment made in Goa Victim Compens.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Reduces Compensation Amount Drastically in Haryana Land Compensation Case(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has drastically reduced amount that farmers were to receive from Haryana Government for 142.38 acres acquired in 1979 fo.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensation for Loss of Life Due to Lack of Treatment(17.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea seeking compensation for the loss of life of Petitioner's father who had contracted COVID-19 and died allege.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Orders Compensation for Convict Awarded Sentence Lesser than his Period of Detention(21.06.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the State Law Ministry and the Director General of Police to compensate a criminal offender who was awarded lesser.....

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Uttarakhand HC Issues notice on PIL Seeking Compensation for Victims of Glacial Disaster(07.06.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has issued notice to the Central and State Government on a Public Interest Litigation seeking compensation for families affecte.....

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Madras High Court Asks Accused to Pay Compensation for Abusing Police(09.06.2021)

Madras High Court has asked an accused who allegedly abused Police and prevented them from doing their public duty, to pay Rs. 10,000 as compensation,.....

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Madras HC: Court Cannot Issue Mandamus Directing Compensation to COVID Victims(10.06.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the Court cannot issue a mandamus directing all COVID-19 victims to be compensated, irrespective of the financial .....

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J&K HC Upholds Validity of NHRC Order Granting Compensation to Family of Child(14.06.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has upheld the validity of an order passed by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) granting monetary compensation of Rs .....

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Delhi HC Constitutes Committee for Supervising Implementation of Employee Compensation Scheme(28.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has constituted a 6 member committee for supervising the implementation of the Special Scheme For Employee's Compensation Claims form.....

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NGT: No Need to Impose Environmental Compensation on KPCL at Yelahanka(30.06.2021)

National Green Tribunal has said that no violations have been committed by the Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL) at the gas-based power plant at.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Farmers’ Plea for Higher Compensation for Land(12.08.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by farmers for ‘fair compensation’ for land acquired from them. It said the villagers came to court 21 years later .....

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SC Directs NOIDA to Pay Compensation to Land Owner Who Was Dispossessed Illegally(09.08.2021)

Supreme Court has directed New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) to pay compensation to aggrieved land-owners who were dispossessed of th.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision(15.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked for the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on th.....

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Supreme Courts Orders Stay on Disbursement of Compensation in 2012 Sea-Firing Incident(19.08.2021)

Supreme Court has ordered a stay on the disbursement of the compensation of 2 crores to the owner of the boat named "St Antony" which was attacked by .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Consider Offering Compensation to Parents of Boy Died of Electrocution(20.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to immediately consider offering compensation to the parents of 15 years old boy who died of el.....

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Karnataka High Court: Rape Victim not Entitled to Compensation if She Turned Hostile During Trial(01.10.2019)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition filed by a rape victim seeking compensation under the victim compensation scheme as she turned hostile du.....

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AHC:Employees Compensation Act is Social Security Statute Providing Speedy Payment of Compensation(01.10.2019)

Allahabad High Court (AHC) has explained that Employees Compensation Act, 1923 is a social security legislation providing speedy and efficient machine.....

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SC: Railways Liable to Pay Compensation for Late Arrival of Trains If Delay is Not Explained(09.09.2021)

Supreme Court has held that until and unless the railways provide evidence and explain the late arrival of a train to establish and prove that delay o.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Widow's Plea Seeking Ex-Gratia Compensation(10.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and National Disaster Management Authority on plea filed by a widow, seeking ex-gratia compensation.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea for Compensation to Kin of Lawyers Who Died of COVID(14.09.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a public interest litigation which sought for ex-gratia compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to kin of an advocate who has died wit.....

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Bombay HC Enhances Compensation in Accident That Killed 10-Yr-Old Girl(04.11.2019)

Bombay High Court has enhanced compensation granted to kin of victims, a 10-year-old girl and her mother, who died in an accident 29 year ago after a .....

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Karnataka High Court Enhances Compensation to Youth who Lost Genitals in Road Accident(06.11.2019)

Karnataka High Court has increased the compensation granted to a youth who lost his genitals in a road accident from Rs 2,70,000 to Rs 24 lakh awarded.....

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SC: Relinquishment of Shares by Dependent does not Disentitle her from Claiming Compensation(06.11.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that relinquishment of share by a claimant (dependant of the deceased) does not disentitle her from claiming compensation. .....

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MP HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to NDPS Accused for Violation of Fundamental Right(20.09.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed state government to pay 50,000/- to an Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 accused within 15 d.....

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Supreme Court: All Kochi Flat Owners to Get Uniform Interim Compensation(25.10.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that all the owners of 343 flats in four illegally constructed high-end buildings in Kochi that have been scheduled for dem.....

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Kerala HC: Married Daughter & Parents of Deceased Entitled to Compensation As Dependents(01.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has recently ruled that a married daughter and the parents of the deceased are entitled to claim compensation under Section 166 of t.....

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Madras HC Seeks Response on PIL Seeking Compensation for False Promises on NEET(21.10.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking compensation for students who .....

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Supreme Court: Earning Heirs Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that employed sons and married daughters can apply for compensation for the death of their parent, and would qualify as ‘legal .....

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AAR: Compensation Paid for Setting Up of SEZ to be Considered as ‘Supply of Services’(21.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Goa has held that the compensation paid for setting up of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) unit will be considered as a ‘supp.....

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Karnataka HC: Trial Courts Can Only Recommend Compensation Under POCSO Rules(24.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Trial Court or Special Court has to recommend the District Legal Services Authority to decide and award the com.....

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Madras HC Upholds Decision of Sessions Court to Award Compensation to Victim of Custodial Torture(24.01.2020)

Madras High Court has upheld the judgment of the Sessions Judge awarding compensation of Rs. 1 Lakh to the victim who suffered torture, bodily injury .....

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Madras HC: Injury Need Not be Physical Always(01.08.2016)

Madras HC, while clarifying that injury doesn’t always need to be physical, has held that parents of a minor girl who was allegedly abducted and marri.....

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Supreme Court Slashes Compensation for Five Men Framed in Murder Case by 95%(01.03.2018)

Supreme Court has reduced the compensation for five innocent men, who were framed in a murder case and jailed for 93 days, from Rs 2 lakh each to Rs 1.....

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Madras HC Directs to Submit Report on Compensation Paid And Rehabilitation Measures Taken(09.12.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the state to submit a report detailing the quantum of compensation paid to the families of deceased manual scavengers s.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Compensation for Nepali Man Who Remained in Prison Sans Trial(09.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted Rs. 5 Lakh as compensation to a Nepali man who remained in prison for over 41 years and was released in March 2021 fol.....

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Delhi HC: Widow's Right to Claim Compensation for Death of Husband will not Abate on Remarriage(20.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the right of a widow to claim compensation on account of death of her husband due to motor vehicle accident will not a.....

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Bombay HC Directs to Pay Compensation to Man for Wrongful Detention(22.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to pay compensation to a man and urged an inquiry against errant police officers regarding t.....

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Supreme Court Reiterates that Motor Accident Compensation can be Granted in Excess of Claimed Amount(22.11.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that it is permissible to grant motor accident compensation of any amount in excess to that which has been claimed. The C.....

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NGT Orders Interim Compensation for Environment Damage, Spreading Muck Beyond Allotted Area(09.11.2021)

National Green Tribunal has directed the project proponent to deposit Rs. 2 Crore as interim compensation for causing environment damage and spreading.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax Can be Levied on Compensation for Cancelation of Coal Blocks(11.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that no service tax can be levied on amounts received as compensation .....

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Madras HC Asks to Consider Revising Quantum of Compensation for Deaths of Manual Scavengers(11.11.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the current quantum of compensation payable upon death due to manual scavenging may be inadequate and thus urged t.....

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SC: Appeal Against Award Passed by Compensation Commissioner Only on Substantial Question of Law(15.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an appeal against the award passed by Compensation Commissioner is maintainable only on a substantial question of law .....

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SC Stays Judgment Which Held Defence Authorities' Reference Against Land Acquisition Compensation(06.12.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the impugned judgement of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which held that Defence Authorities had no right to .....

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SC Sets Aside NGT Order Directing Payment of Compensation to Deceased in Virudhunagar Blast(24.01.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside the National Green Tribunal's order directing the State of Tamil Nadu to pay 20 lakhs and Rs 15 lakhs compensation to the .....

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Rajasthan HC: Insurance Company to Pay Compensation to Claimant First(27.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has upheld the decision of Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT), Alwar which, while relying on the principle of pay and recover,.....

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NHRC Awards Compensation of Rs 50,000 over Delay in Registration of FIR(27.07.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 to a 25-year-old woman from Ghaziabad owing to a delay of three months.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Compensation of Rs 86 Lakhs Awarded in Motor Vehicles Claim(25.03.2020)

Madras High Court has set aside a motor accident award of Rs 86 Lakhs and remanded the matter back to the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (Special Sub.....

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Delhi HC: Environmental Compensation Can't be Imposed Without Giving Notice to Violator(27.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Central Pollution Control Board to reconsider its decision against Public Works Department, Government of National Capi.....

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Allahabad HC Directs DM to Order Compensation In Case Of Teacher’s Death During Election Duty(10.01.2022)

Allahabad High Court directed the District Magistrate, Jaunpur to examine and pass a reasoned order in a claim for compensation made in a case of a te.....

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MACT Awards Rs 30 L Damages to a Man Disabled in Road Mishap(18.05.2016)

Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded Rs 30 lakh as compensation to a Delhi resident who got partly disabled in a road accident in 2014.

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Supreme Court: Relevant Date for Determination of Compensation Payable is Date of Accident(14.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the relevant date for the determination of compensation payable under the Employee's Compensation Act 1923 is the date.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Private Company to Compensate Woman Terminated From Service(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a private company to pay Rs 1.2 Lakhs to a woman, whose services were allegedly terminated because she had raised sexual.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Compensation for Injured Student(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to Delhi Police and Central Government in a plea seeking compensation for a student who has incurred severe injuri.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Compensation Given to Children from Deceased's First Marriage(08.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the compensation given to two children from the deceased's first marriage reiterating that legal representatives of a pers.....

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Gujarat HC Imposes Liability on Insurance Company to Pay Compensation to Family of Deceased(14.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has imposed liability on the insurance company to pay compensation to the family of the deceased, affirming that it is not necessar.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016(10.08.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, that would raise the cap on amount of compensation to be taken up by high cou.....

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SC Asks States to Follow Gujarat's Model in Giving Publicity for COVID Death Compensation Scheme(16.12.2021)

Supreme Court has lauded the State of Gujarat's advertisements giving publicity relating to disbursal of the ex-gratia compensation to the family of t.....

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Kerala High Court Directs Grant of Rs 1.5 Lakh Compensation to Girl Harassed by Police(23.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has delivered its judgment in a plea moved by a minor girl who, along with her father, were harassed by a pink police officer in a p.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply on WBCPCR Plea Seeking Compensation(28.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the reply of the Election Commission of India on the plea filed by the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child R.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking Compensation for Victims of Tiger Attacks in Sunderbans(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition pertaining to the grant of compensation .....

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NGT Directs Taloja CETP to Pay Rs 10 Crore as Environmental Compensation(23.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Taloja Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) Co-operative Society Limited to pay Rs 10 crore as environmen.....

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SC Issues Notice in Contempt Petition Over Failure to Pay Compensation to Victims(25.02.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a contempt petition preferred by victims of spread of toxic pesticide called Endosulfan alleging failure on the par.....

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Rajasthan HC Disposes PIL Seeking Compensation to Next Kin of Deceased Died Due to Black Fungus(07.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Black Fungus infections and the spread had not been stated to be of such a magnitude that it has been considere.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Injury while Leaning Out of Train not Self-Inflicted(23.08.2016)

P&H HC, while setting aside decision of a tribunal that had denied compensation to kin of a passenger who died after falling from a train, has held th.....

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SC Directs UOI to Compensate Former RAW Employee(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Union of India to pay "constitutional compensation" to the tune of Rs. 1 Lakh for impugning upon the Fundamental rights.....

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Allahabad High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation to Child Who Lost One Kidney(16.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has enhanced the compensation granted by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal to a minor, who lost one kidney and suffered liver da.....

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Karnataka HC: Not Mandatory for Magistrate Courts to Pass Orders Directing Interim Compensation(21.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that it is not mandatory for Magistrate Courts to pass orders directing interim compensation under Section 143A of the N.....

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SC Fixes Outer Limits to Apply for COVID-19 Death Compensation at 60 Days(25.03.2022)

Supreme Court has fixed the outer limits to apply for COVID-19 death compensation at 60 days for deaths that occurred prior to March 20, 2022 and 90 d.....

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Karnataka HC: Insurance Company Not Liable to Pay Compensation If Person Holding Wrong Licence(15.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that the insurance company will not be liable to pay compensation, if a heavy goods vehicle is driven by a person holdin.....

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Kerala HC: No Illegality in Invoking LARR Act for Land Acquisition(30.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that the State government was reasonable in acquiring land in furtherance of its K-Rail SilverLine Project by invokin.....

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CIC: Develop System to Compensate Prisoners Kept in Jail for More than Term(07.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked country's largest prison Tihar to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been inca.....

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Madras HC Orders Compensation for 7 Women who Lost Vision(10.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government to pay a compensation of Rs.3 lakh each to seven women who lost vision in one of their eyes after a cataract s.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No TDS Required to be Deducted on Enhanced Compensation Under Land Acquisition Act(19.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has held that the interest on enhanced compensation awarded to land owners by the Court under Section 28 of the L.....

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Interest on Compensation Amount to be Awarded from Date of Accident: SC(03.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that while awarding interest on the compensation to an employee, under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, it is to be awarded .....

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P&H HC Directs Payment of Compensation in Matter of Illegal Detention(08.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State Government to pay a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the mother-daughter duo in the matter of il.....

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Gujarat HC Asks State to Determine Payment of Compensation Under PMFBY Scheme(12.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has requested the State authorities, to carry out an exercise to determine as to whether the farmers covered under the Pradhan Mant.....

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SC Rejects Plea to Enact Law to Provide Uniform Compensation to Victims of Violence(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer's plea seeking direction to Parliament to enact a law providing a uniform scheme of compensation for persons who .....

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Ministry of Finance Extends Compensation Cess Levy Upto 31 March, 2026(27.06.2022)

Ministry of Finance has extended the time period for the levy of compensation cess up to 31 March, 2026.

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Karnataka HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation for Death of Two Years Old in Stray Dog Attack(29.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that there is a statutory obligation which has been imposed upon the local municipal authorities to safeguard the human .....

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Madras HC Orders Rs. 3 Lakh Interim Compensation to Fire Victims of Sivakasi(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered an interim compensation of Rs 3 Lakh each to families of nine people who died due to a fire accident at a cracker shop i.....

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SC: Multiplier for Age Group 15-25 Years in Motor Accident Compensation is 18(04.08.2020)

Supreme Court has reiterated that while computing Motor Accident Compensation, for the age group of 15-25 years, the multiplier has to be '18'.

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Bombay HC Asks Government to Increase Compensation for Victims of Rail Accident(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said that Government must enhance the compensation paid to victims of rail accidents to ensure that the amount marches with time.

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Delhi High Court Upholds Life Term in Sodomy Case, Awards Rs 5 Lakh to Minor(19.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has awarded the maximum possible compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a child victim of sexual assault who gave an “unambiguous” testimony ag.....

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MACT Claims: HC Should Assign Reasons for Increasing or Reducing Compensation, Says Supreme Court(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that High Court while sitting in appeal above MACT order, should assign the reasons for not granting enhancement of compe.....

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AAR, Gujarat: Apple And Malt Cola Fizzy Attracts 28% GST And 12% GST Compensation Cess(29.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that 28% Goods and Services Tax and 12% GST Compensation Cess are due on Apple and Malt Cola Fizzy.

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Bombay HC: Parent Age Should Be Considered While Deciding Insurance Compensation(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when an unmarried person dies in a road accident, the average age of his or her surviving old parents should be consi.....

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ITAT, New Delhi: Interest on Enhanced Compensation Does Not Come u/s 56 IT Act(08.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal( ITAT ), New Delhi has observed that received interest on enhanced compensation does not comes under income from other s.....

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Karnataka HC: Award of Compensation under National Highways Act Not Attract Stamp Duty(30.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an award of compensation passed by an Arbitrator under National Highways Act, 1956 does not attract stamp duty. Pay.....

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Delhi HC Reserve Order on Plea Against 1 Crore Compensation to Ex-Armyman’s Kin(07.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved AAP Government’s decision to award Rs. 1 Crore compensation and a job to next of kin of Ex-Serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal,.....

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017(04.10.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017, as well as the Goods and Services T.....

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Kerala HC Lays Down Condition to Claim Compensation in Plea Alleging Negligence of Driver(16.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the petitioners must prove not only the negligence on the part of the driver but also prove that the person who sustai.....

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Calcutta to State: Disburse Funds for Victim Compensation in 6 Weeks(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing the State government to ensure disbursal of adequate funds within 6 weeks has reprimanded State Legal Services Aut.....

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Tripura HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation to Family of 27 Year Old Victim of Custodial Death(24.06.2022)

Tripura High Court has directed the state to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family members of Jamal Hossain, who allegedly died due to custod.....

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Judgments

UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

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UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

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MACT award not classifiable as “income”(02.06.2016)

Compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, and interest accruing therefrom, are not subject to TDS (tax-deducted-at-source) and the s.....

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Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

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National Commission has to exercise the jurisdiction only if State Commission or the District Forum either failed to exercise their jurisdiction or exceeded jurisdiction by acting illegally(02.08.2016)

Appellant-Society is a charitable institution running a girls hostel at Surat for the benefit of Adiwasi children. Appellant-Society purchased vitrifi.....

Tags : Defective tiles, Compensation, Liability

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Contract of insurance is a contract of good faith (uberrima fides)(02.08.2016)

Instant First Appeal filed against impugned order of State Commission. Complainant obtained an insurance policy from the respondent, United India Insu.....

Tags : Insurance, Compensation, Contract, Good faith

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Railway to pay for deaths of ‘roof riders’(05.07.2016)

The Supreme Court awarded compensation to kin of deceased who died while riding on the roof of train carriages.

The tragedy occurred when h.....

Tags : railway, compensation, death, roof rider

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Long road to justice after unauthorised laying of road on private land(05.07.2016)

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh directed the State to compensate a land owner for unauthorised and free use of his land for laying a road.

.....

Tags : land acquisition, unauthorised, compensation, road laying

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No legal contract will come into force unless the offer and acceptance of proposal is made(09.08.2016)

Wife of complainant/petitioner, took housing loan from HDFC Ltd. For security of said loan, HDFC loan cover term insurance policy was purchased from H.....

Tags : Insurance, Proposal, offer and acceptance, Compensation

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Doctrine of sovereign immunity not applicable to cases of fundamental rights violation, hence, cannot be used as a defence in public law(12.08.2016)

In present writ petition, Petitioners, migrants of State of Jammu & Kashmir State had planned to take out a peaceful protest March upto Delhi for vent.....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Violation, Compensation

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Complainant obliged to get property insured, failure on part of opposite party not amount to deficiency of service(22.08.2016)

Complainant/Respondent No.1 was sanctioned loan by Opposite Party /Appellants and complainant executed various documents and hypothecated/mortgaged pr.....

Tags : Insurance, Obligation, Deficiency, Compensation

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Inadvertent fall while boarding running train not a criminal act or self-inflicted injury to deny compensation(06.10.2016)

In instant case, Appellant is aggrieved by Railway Tribunal’s order dismissing Appellants’ claim petition by holding that, death of deceased was not o.....

Tags : Accidental fall, Compensation, Grant

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In a master and servant relation, master is vicariously liable for acts of omission of servant and liable to pay compensation for negligence and deficiency in service(15.11.2016)

21-year old educated son of complainant, lost his life by drowning at Boat Club, owned by Appellant, Paradeep Port Trust. Appellant has tried to shift.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Vicarious

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A person is entitled to compensation, if there is delay in settlement of legitimate claim thereof(21.12.2016)

Present petition has been filed to set aside award passed by second Respondent, Sole Arbitrator in so far as the failure to consider claim for compens.....

Tags : Delay, Compensation, Entitlement

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Bank is Liable to Pay Compensation, if the Original Title Deed had been Lost(20.02.2017)

Instant first appeal has been filed against the impugned order passed by Kerala State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission vide which, Consumer Comp.....

Tags : Compensation, Entitlement, Limitation

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Party complaining breach of contract is entitled to reasonable compensation whether or not actual loss is proved to have been caused(21.04.2017)

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ('MTNL') has filed present petition under Section 34 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 challenging an Award da.....

Tags : Damages, Compensation, Validity

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When identical lands which are situated nearby are acquired for same purpose, it would not be proper to discriminate between land owners unless there are strong reasons(21.03.2017)

Instant appeals arise out of common judgment passed by High Court of Jammu and Kashmir affirming compensation of Rs. 2,50,000/- per Kanal awarded to A.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity

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Insurance Company cannot repudiate claim in toto in case of loss of vehicle due to theft(13.07.2017)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21(b) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to order passed by Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes .....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity

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Courts can always apply reasonable amount of guesswork to balance equities in order to fix a just and fair market value(07.07.2017)

Present appeals are filed by land owners against final judgment and order passed by High Court of Karnataka, whereby High Court allowed appeals in par.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Re-determination, Validity

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State Human Rights Commission is only a recommendatory body and has no power and jurisdiction to direct payment of compensation.(07.11.2017)

The present petition is filed by the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (Petitioner) for challenging the order passed by the Chhattisgarh Human Righ.....

Tags : Human Rights Commission, Compensation, Recommendatory Authority

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If a person drives vehicle without a licence, he commits an offence that may not lead to finding of negligence as regards accident(15.12.2017)

The present appeal arises from a judgment of the High Court of Karnataka. Appellant who was riding a motorcycle met with an accident with a mini lorry.....

Tags : Contributory negligence, Basis, Compensation

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Burden of proving that, victim is not a bona fide passenger lies on Railways(19.12.2017)

In facts of present case, according to Appellant, the deceased used to travel in train by purchasing II class ticket and that they came to know from t.....

Tags : Bona fide, Burden of proof, Compensation

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Interference in exercise of revisional jurisdiction is to be made only if there is a material defect or jurisdictional error in concurrent findings recorded by consumer fora below(29.01.2018)

Present revision petition has been filed under Section 21(b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the impugned order, passed by the State Comm.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Insurance claim

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A claimant for compensation ought not to be burdened with following a trail of successive transfers, which are not registered with registering authority(06.02.2018)

In instant case, an accident took place. By its award, the Tribunal granted compensation. The Tribunal noted that, the registration certificate of the.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Liability

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Multiplier should depend on the age of the deceased and not on the age of the dependants(09.02.2018)

In a motor accident which occurred on 22nd September, 2009, Ajit Singh, who was at the relevant time 23 years of age died. His parents, who were in th.....

Tags : Compensation, Determination, Multiplier

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Claimants are entitled to seek compensation from any of the wrongdoers, when it is found to be a case of composite negligence(21.02.2018)

In the instant case, on 08th December, 2012, the wife of the Appellant No. 1, was travelling in an auto-rickshaw, which was given a violent dash from .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity

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Benefit of future prospects should not be confined only to those who have a permanent job and would extend to self-employed individuals(06.03.2018)

In present case, the Appellant was injured in a motor accident. The Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs. 12,81,228 for the injuries suffered by him. T.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement

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“Light Motor Vehicle" would include a transport vehicle as per the weight(06.03.2018)

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal allowed a claim for compensation filed by the third Respondent. The claim arose from the death of the husband of th.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability

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Once deceased with valid train ticket is found on railway track, which is not near place of residence or work, onus of proof shifts upon railway to show that, deceased was not a bonafide passenger(05.04.2018)

In facts of the case, the deceased, Appellants' son, while travelling by train accidently fell down from the running train near the housing board colo.....

Tags : Bonafide passenger, Compensation, Grant

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How long can builders keep paying compensation(11.05.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission passed yet another order against a property developer for its prolonged failure to deliver possess.....

Tags : property developer, possession, delay, compensation

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Compensation should be adequate and there must be no injustice with the land owners(16.04.2018)

In facts of present case, The Government of Haryana, vide Notification under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 dated 18th October, 2005 has .....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity

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Proof of rashness and negligence on part of driver of vehicle is sine qua non for maintaining a claim petition(12.04.2018)

In instant case, The Appellant filed a claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicle Act,1988 on account of multiple grievous injuries sustain.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Proof, Negligence

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Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

Tags : government, compensation, death on duty, doctor, swine flu

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Whenever money has been received by a party and when its refund is ordered, right to get interest follows, as a matter of course(25.04.2018)

In facts of present case, the complainant purchased plot in Central Greens, Sector 105 and the total sale price of the plot, in question, was fixed at.....

Tags : Plot, Possession, Deficiency, Compensation

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Consumption of liquor beyond a safe limit disqualifies the insured from getting benefits of insurance policy(04.09.2018)

The complainant/Respondent owned a vehicle which he had got insured with the Petitioner Company. The vehicle having met with an accident, on 4th Decem.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Legality

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If any judgment or order is obtained by fraud, it cannot be said to be a judgment or order in law(10.10.2018)

Present appeal is against the order passed by the Tribunal. Aggrieved of said order passed in the review petition as also the basic award, the Appell.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Review

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Claimant cannot maintain a claim on basis of his own fault or negligence(31.08.2018)

National Insurance Co. Ltd. has filed present appeal challenging the judgment whereby the High Court has directed the Appellant-insurer to pay the com.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity

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Emotional dependence cannot be measured to be in part; either it is there or is not there(03.10.2018)

In present matter, the daughter of the Appellants (hereafter the victim) died on August 2, 1999 in a rail accident. The accident claimed the lives of .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity

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Railway administration is not liable to pay compensation, if passenger dies or suffers injury due to- suicide or attempted to suicide by him or self-inflicted injury(21.11.2018)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Exemption

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Onus to prove seed’s good quality is on Manufacturer of seeds as Complainants are not expected to store some of seeds for future testing(28.09.2018)

Complainants, who are farmers, purchased onion seeds from the Opposite Parties ("Horticultural Foundation"), and sown the same in their fields; that e.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Validity

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A procedural lapse could not be made basis to reject claim petition(16.11.2018)

Present appeal is filed by the claimants against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the High Court dismissed the appeal filed by the .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Grant

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Loss of earning capacity must be determined at 100 percent for entitlement to compensation(17.12.2018)

Present appeal has been filed challenging the award of the Commissioner. The contention of the Appellant is that, the loss of employment suffered by h.....

Tags : Disability, Compensation, Grant

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Mere relationship or being an acquaintance cannot be sole ground to discard the testimony of an otherwise reliable witness(18.01.2019)

Rajinder Kumar Sharma, owner of the vehicle in question has filed the instant appeal assailing the award passed by the Tribunal. A claim petition was .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity

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Deposit of compensation amount in government treasury is not equivalent to compensation paid to landowners/persons interested(20.12.2016)

Instant Petition by Petitioners claiming to be legal heirs of owner of land situated at Talavali village, Taluka and District Thane within municipal l.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Proceedings, Lapse

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Owner of a vehicle who transfers it to another person is liable to pay compensation in case of an accident unless sale is reflected in Regional Transport Authority (RTA) records(14.12.2018)

Present appeal challenges the judgment passed by the High Court. The Appellant, original owner of a Santro Car sold said vehicle to Saveta Sharma, fir.....

Tags : Compensation, Accident, Liability

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In cases of medical negligence, where a special skill or competence is attributed to a doctor, a doctor need not possess highest expert skill, at risk of being found negligent(25.02.2019)

The sad demise of the wife of the Appellant has resulted in the legal proceedings being initiated by the Appellant on a belief that, the cause of her .....

Tags : Medical negligence, Compensation, Entitlement

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Judgment on all issues is to be pronounced mandatorily(04.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original Claimants challenging the dismissal of their claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicles Act,.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Entitlement

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Mere presence of a body on railway premises will not be conclusive to hold that, injured or deceased was a bona fide passenger for compensation claim(09.04.2019)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Cause of death, Proof, Compensation, Entitlement

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It is the age of deceased which has to be taken into account and not age of dependents while determining compensation(09.04.2019)

The only legal issue canvassed in present matters, which were in the nature of cross appeals, is that, in the case of a motor accident where there is .....

Tags : Compensation, Age, Deceased

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Breach of terms and conditions of motor vehicle insurance policy need not be considered at hearing for interim compensation(20.08.2015)

An insurer can plead an insurance contract to not be binding upon it at the final hearing to recover interim compensation from the driver/owner of the.....

Tags : Motor, interim compensation, insurer, privity

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Onus of proving medical negligence and resultant deficiency in service is on complainant(08.05.2019)

Present complaint has been filed before this Commission under Section 17 of the Consumer Protection Act 1986 by Smt. Sunita Kumar and another, residen.....

Tags : Compensation, Negligence, Proof

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Security is to be furnished by insured owner prior to release of compensation amount by insurer(20.05.2019)

Present appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the Additional District & Sessions Judge cum Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, (the T.....

Tags : Compensation, Security, Furnishing of

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Deceased student entitled to compensation against future prospects even if unemployed(12.08.2015)

The Court rejected the arguments of the Appellant that the deceased did not have future prospects as the income worked out by the MACT was notional. I.....

Tags : Motor, future prospect, unemployed, compensation

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FIR is not a substantive piece of evidence; it can be used only for purposes of corroboration or contradiction of maker only(08.05.2017)

Aggrieved by nil award passed by learned Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, present appeal is preferred by appellant-claimants. Appellant claimed.....

Tags : Nil Award, Compensation, Entitlement

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Expert opinion is not mandatory while adjudicating a complaint of medical negligence(02.05.2019)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21 (b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to the order passed by the State Commission. By th.....

Tags : Medical negligence, Compensation, Entitlement

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Rejection of report of its own Surveyor by Insurance Company in absence of any valid reason or proof cannot be sustained(07.08.2019)

In present matter, aggrieved by the order passed by the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New India Assurance Company Ltd. preferred the p.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Legality

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For determining future prospects, age of victim as on date of accident is to be taken as starting point for calculation(24.12.2019)

Present appeal has been filed under Section 173 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 against a judgment of Tribunal in MACT case, passed in an application .....

Tags : Compensation, Quantum, Legality

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Interest can start only from date, when possession is taken(21.01.2020)

Present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-claimant aggrieved by the judgment passed by the High Court enhancing the compensation to Rs. 3,00,.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement

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Railway cannot deny liability to pay amount of compensation, even if passenger died or injured due to his own negligence(17.01.2020)

In present case, the Tribunal came to the conclusion that, deceased fell down due to his own negligence and, therefore, claimant is not entitled for c.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Liability

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Interest claimed is taken into consideration for purpose of deciding pecuniary jurisdiction of Commission(29.08.2016)

Flat Buyers Agreement executed and booking made by Complainants. Possession of flat was not offered to complainant within 27 months from execution of .....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation, Pecuniary Jurisdiction

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Compensation for loss of future earning has to be proper and just and not elusive(10.06.2020)

The Appellant was travelling in a bus of the Respondent Corporation and met with an accident due to rash and negligent driving of the bus driver who h.....

Tags : Inadequacy, Compensation, Enhancement

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Compensation towards loss of love and affection not to be awarded as a separate head(30.06.2020)

In facts of present case, the deceased was residing in Doha, Qatar since 1984. The deceased was visited India in November, 1998, he was riding a scoot.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Determination

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Doctor is not liable for negligence, if he performs his duty with reasonableness and with due care(29.06.2020)

The Complainant Satbir Singh ('the patient') while attending marriage of his friend due to fire cracker explosion suffered burn/crush injury to his ri.....

Tags : Injury, Compensation, Entitlement

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Uniform use of the pre-printed and fixed ‘informed consent cum undertaking’ form on the part of the hospital is unfair trade practice(06.07.2020)

The Complainant aged about 65 years in second week of January, 2010 suffered pain in abdomen and difficulty in passing urine. Being aggrieved by the .....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Compensation

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Where the negligence of the State authorities is clear from the record, appropriate compensation to the family of the victims is to be awarded(24.08.2020)

Present writ petition is filed by the Petitioners who are the legal heirs of Late Sh. Manish (aged 23 years) who lost his life on 31st August, 2014 as.....

Tags : Negligence, State authorities, Compensation

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Financier remains owner of goods which are subject of Hire Purchase Agreement until hirer pays all instalments(01.10.2020)

Present appeal is against an order passed by the National Commission, dismissing Revision Petition, filed by the Appellant [the Financier], under Sect.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Legality

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If there is inordinate delay in handing over the possession, the complainant cannot be compelled to take the possession(30.09.2020)

Present consumer complaint has been filed by the complainant against the opposite party Supertech Ltd. claiming deficiency in service against the oppo.....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Compensation

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In a Motor Accident Compensation Claims, compensation for 'loss of consortium' can be awarded to children and parents also(07.09.2020)

Present appeals have been filed by three Insurance Companies, i.e., New India Assurance Company Limited, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Lt.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Entitlement

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Jurisdiction of consumer fora not barred, even if, provisions to provide compensation are laid down in Railway legislation(18.01.2017)

Present first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, against impugned order passed .....

Tags : Complaint, Compensation, Jurisdiction

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Standard of proof in Motor Accident Claim Cases is one of preponderance of probabilities rather than beyond reasonable doubt(08.12.2020)

Present appeals are directed against the judgment passed by the High Court whereby the first appeal preferred by the New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (Res.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Entitlement

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Potentiality of acquired land has to be taken into consideration to determine market value(23.03.2021)

The present appeals arise out of an order passed by the High Court whereby a compensation of Rs. 297 per square yard was awarded for the land acquired.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Determination

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State is liable to compensate for loss or injury suffered by a citizen due to arbitrary action of its employees(11.06.2021)

Present writ petition has been filed praying for the issuance of writ, order or direction in the nature of mandamus directing the Respondents to give .....

Tags : Detention, Compensation, Entitlement

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Include acid attack victims on disability list(07.12.2015)

The Supreme Court awarded Rs. 13 lakhs to two victims of acid attacks and ordered the State of Bihar to take full responsibility for their treatment a.....

Tags : Acid attack, compensation, disability list

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A motor accident claim petition does not abate even after the death of the injured claimant(16.08.2021)

The original claimant was severely injured in a motor accident on 2nd May, 1999. He filed a claim for compensation under Section 166(1)(a) of the Moto.....

Tags : Enhancement, Compensation, Legality

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Reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case of unlawful termination/ dismissal(20.09.2021)

The present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-Bank against the order passed by High Court quashing the Industrial Tribunal’s order of directi.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Compensation

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In absence of salary certificate, the minimum wage notification can be a yardstick but cannot be an absolute to fix the income of deceased(01.10.2021)

In instant case, unfortunate parents who lost their son aged about 32 years in the motor vehicle road accident are before present Court claiming enhan.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity

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When the policy of insurance was in force on the day the vehicle met with the accident, the Insurance Company is bound to pay the amount of compensation(06.12.2021)

Present is Insurance Company's appeal, taking exception to the judgment and award, passed by Chairman, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, in Motor Accide.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity

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Publication of an advertisement for sale at a bargain price of goods that are not intended to be offered for sale or supplied at said bargain price amounts to an unfair trade practice(12.01.2018)

The Petitioner is engaged in the business of selling Woodland Brand of shoes and apparels. The complainant/respondent went to a store of the Petitione.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Validity

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Loss of earning capacity must be fixed at 100%, when injured is incapacitated for life(27.10.2021)

Present appeal arises out of a motor accident claim following the serious injuries suffered by the Appellant, when the motor cycle (where the Appellan.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement

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A comprehensive policy would cover liability of insurer for payment of compensation for occupant in car(13.12.2019)

In both the appeals, the Appellant - owner of the offending vehicle challenges the legality and correctness of the award in Claim Petition passed by t.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Liability

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Even if deceased was not earning at the time of death, his legal heirs are entitled to future prospects(18.11.2021)

The original claimants have preferred the present appeal against impugned judgment passed by the High Court, by which the High Court has partly allowe.....

Tags : Compensation, Reduction, Legality

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Exclusion of song from movie which was included in trailer amounts to unfair trade practice(18.02.2020)

The complainant, who is a teacher by profession, on watching the promos of the film, namely, “Fan” decided to watch the said film with her family memb.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Validity

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Every legal representative who suffers on account of death of a person due to a motor vehicle accident should have a remedy for realisation of compensation(24.01.2022)

Appellant impugns award whereby the detailed accident report has been disposed of and compensation awarded. Learned counsel for the Appellant contends.....

Tags : Compensation, Award, Legality

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Multiple factors are required to be considered while awarding compensation, there cannot be straight jacket formula(25.02.2022)

The original claimant has preferred the present appeal with the prayer to enhance the amount of compensation feeling dissatisfied with the impugned ju.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement

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Revisional powers of National Commission can be exercised only if there is some prima facie jurisdictional error appearing in impugned order(19.08.2016)

In instant case, deficiency in service alleged against present Petitioners was in respect of cancellation of flight. State Commission allowed Complain.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation

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Liability to pay the interest on compensation shall be from the date of accident(11.03.2022)

The heirs of the deceased – labourer working on sugarcane field have preferred the present appeal against the impugned judgment passed by the High Cou.....

Tags : Compensation, Interest, Entitlement

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In a case of composite negligence where liability is joint and several, it is choice of claimants to claim compensation from either of tortfeasor(17.11.2018)

Instant appeals arise out of the same accident. Tribunal fastened the entire liability upon the Insurance Company to pay compensation on the ground th.....

Tags : Negligence, Compensation, Entitlement

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'Just compensation' has to be determined on basis of fairness, reasonableness and equitability(24.12.2020)

Impugned in present Appeal is Award passed by Motor Accident Claims Tribunal ("Tribunal") on a Claim Petition directing Appellant Insurance Company to.....

Tags : Compensation, Quantum, Legality

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Companies dealing with hazardous substance must forthwith pay compensation for deaths & injuries to victims as per WCA, 1923 wherever applicable or the principle of restitution wherever applicable(03.02.2021)

Matter arises out of an incident occurred in Bharuch district of Gujarat. The respondent factory is the manufacturer of several hazardous chemicals, i.....

Tags : Compensation, Hazardous Substance

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Using any thrasher affixed to the vehicle, will be treated as use of the vehicle (tractor) and as tractor was insured, insurance company is liable to pay compensation(01.03.2021)

This Misc. Appeal under Section 173(1) of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 has been preferred by the Appellant-Insurance Company, assailing the Award passed b.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Legality

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Compensation for youth tortured in police custody(21.09.2015)

In a case where the police illegally detained and tortured a young man who had applied for a position as a constable in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.....

Tags : Police, custody, torture, compensation

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Concurrent findings of lower Fora can only be challenged on ground of miscarriage of justice or if order was against existing law or perverse(17.06.2019)

In facts of present case, the Petitioner/Complainant stated in his Complaint that, he handed over a carton 50 pcs of Gun metal bushes to Opposite Part.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement

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Surviving spouse entitled to compensation even if both were earning members(29.10.2015)

In a case regarding compensation for the death of a woman in a motor vehicle accident, the Bombay High Court determined that though the surviving husb.....

Tags : Dependency, compensation, earning spouse, savings

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Bona fide of injured person as a railway passenger has to be proved for claiming compensation(09.06.2017)

Claim application was filed by Applicant/injured seeking compensation of Rupees Four Lac for injuries sustained by him in an alleged train untoward in.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Bonafide

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Over Rs.1 crore in compensation to American injured in road accident upheld(08.10.2015)

The Supreme dismissed an appeal against award of damages to an American citizen injured by a Rajasthan roadways bus in 1988. It noted that the already.....

Tags : Motor, compensation, accident, American, dollar

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National Commission has powers to call for records and pass appropriate orders in consumer disputes, where State Commission has exercised the jurisdiction not vested in it or acted illegally(26.05.2017)

Instant appeals have been filed against impugned order, passed by State Commission. Complaints were filed alleging deficiency in service rendered by O.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation

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Belting system is applicable when large pieces of land having different locations are acquired for determining market value(27.10.2017)

The landowners filed Reference Petitions under Section 18 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 before the Additional District Judge, praying for enhancem.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement

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A mere plea without supported by any corroborative evidence, has no gravity in the eye of law(14.09.2017)

Case has been preferred before this Tribunal by the wife and sons of the deceased being sole dependants under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribuna.....

Tags : Untoward accident, Compensation, Grant

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Retrenchment of a workman without complying with conditions mentioned under Section 25-F (a) and (b) of the ID Act, 1947, would not result in reinstatement of workman(29.06.2021)

Present Letters Patent Appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the learned Single Judge of present Court. A short question, which arises for.....

Tags : Retrenchment, Compensation, Entitlement

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If actual market value of acquired land is higher, Reference Court could grant higher compensation(10.08.2017)

In facts of present case, The Government had acquired the land of the Respondent from different survey holdings for the stated purpose pursuant to the.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Legality

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Tribunal cannot accept disability certificate without examining Doctor concerned(26.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original claimant for enhancement of compensation. He had filed Petition before Motor Accident Claimed Tribunal, .....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement

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Court derides lack of legislation on rehabilitation for sexual assault victims(03.11.2015)

In a case involving the rape of a minor and birth of a child as a consequence, the Allahabad High Court, taking note of the physical and mental trauma.....

Tags : Rape, rehabilitation, victim, child, compensation

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Discharge voucher cannot be obtained by any kind of pressure or compulsion upon the insured(16.08.2017)

In present case, the complainant company obtained a Standard Fire and Special Perils Policy for the period from 3rd November, 2012 to 2nd November, 20.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant

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Mere availability of injured/dead-body in a railway yard does not per-se prove that, dead-body is of a passenger travelling in a train(17.08.2017)

The present claim application has been filed by parents of the deceased under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1989 seeking compensation.....

Tags : Untoward accident, Compensation, Entitlement

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States ordered to better compensation for rape vicitims(11.02.2016)

The Supreme Court ordered States and Union Territories to establish uniform compensation for rape victims under the Victim Compensation Scheme. It pre.....

Tags : Victim compensation scheme, uniform, rape

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State cannot be permitted to perfect its title over the land by invoking doctrine of adverse possession to grab property of its own citizens(08.01.2020)

The Appellant now almost 80 years old, was undisputedly the owner of land admeasuring about 3.34 Hectares in Himachal Pradesh. The Respondent-State to.....

Tags : Compensation, Right, Entitlement

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Complainants cannot be made to wait indefinitely for delivery of possession, when they had already paid almost entire consideration(23.12.2019)

Instant Consumer Complaints, under Section 21 read with Section 12(1)(a) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 have been filed by the Complainants, the.....

Tags : Deficiency, Compensation, Entitlement

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Use of a vehicle in a public place without a permit is a fundamental statutory infraction(17.05.2018)

The legal representatives of the deceased, preferred a claim petition before the Tribunal claiming compensation to the tune of Rs. 36,00,000. The clai.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability

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Certificate lost, stolen, mutilated, defaced or destroyed beyond recognition cannot be replaced by any post office(02.03.2020)

A Complaint was filed by the Respondent before the District Forum contending that, 88 Indira Vikas Patras ('IVP') of the denomination of Rs. 5000 each.....

Tags : Deficiency, Compensation, Legality

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Failure of the claimants to produce evidence in support of the income of the deceased does not justify adoption of the lowest tier of minimum wage while computing the income(10.01.2022)

Present appeal is directed against a judgment and award in Application passed by learned Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Mumbai (Tribunal'), w.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement

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Compensation or damages assessed for personal injuries should be substantial to compensate injured for deprivation suffered by injured throughout his/her life(05.02.2020)

In present case, Kajal was a bright young girl. She used to attend school, play with her friends and lead a normal life like any other child. Unfortun.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Eligibility

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Railway administration cannot be held liable for preserving relevant documents after expiry of 6 months from date of delivery of consignment(05.06.2018)

Present appeal under Section 23 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 is against the judgment and order passed by the learned Railway Claims Tribun.....

Tags : Loss, Compensation, Validity

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State has no business to expropriate property, if an award made and necessary steps to complete acquisition have not been taken for a period of five years or more(09.09.2016)

In instant case, a Notification under Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894, was issued on 24th October, 1961, stating that public purpose for acqui.....

Tags : Compensation, Acquisition, Proceedings, Lapsed

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While applying the multiplier method, future prospects on advancement in life and career are also to be taken into consideration(27.07.2020)

In present matter, the Appellant was travelling from Chennai to Bangalore in a bus owned by the Respondent State Corporation. While the bus was moving.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Entitlement

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In proceedings before the Commissioner under the Workmen's Compensation Act, the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure and Evidence Act are not applicable(06.06.2022)

The Appellant has preferred the present appeal under Section 30 of the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 seeking setting aside of the order/judgment pa.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Legality

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When the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident does not have a valid driving licence, insurance company is not liable to pay compensation(23.09.2020)

In facts of present case, the first Respondent herein, met with an accident while driving a truck owned by the Appellant, under whom, he was gainfully.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Liability

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