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Police Not Authorized To Suspend Driving Licence: Calcutta High Court

Police Not Authorized To Suspend Driving Licence: Calcutta High Court

In a significant order, Calcutta High Court has noted that a police officer doesn’t have the power to suspend the driving licence of a person. Only licensing authority is allowed to issue or sus

3 Dead, 11 Injured After Truck Ran Over Sleeping Migrant Labourers In Haryana’s Jhajjar

3 Dead, 11 Injured After Truck Ran Over Sleeping Migrant Labourers In Haryana’s Jhajjar

Three migrant labourers have lost their lives and eleven others have been injured after a truck ran over them while they were sleeping near Aasoda Toll Plaza on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Express

Kerala Car Owner Fined For Not Wearing Helmet Properly, Decides To File Complaint

Kerala Car Owner Fined For Not Wearing Helmet Properly, Decides To File Complaint

In yet another goof-up by Traffic police, Kerala Traffic Police has fined a car owner ₹500 for not wearing a helmet properly. As per the reports, the victim identified as Ajith A owns a Maruti Alto

Lawyer Gets ₹ 15 Lakh In Damages For Losing Leg Due To Medical Negligence

Lawyer Gets ₹ 15 Lakh In Damages For Losing Leg Due To Medical Negligence

The Raigad District Consumer Complaints Redressal Commission has directed a hospital and its two doctors to pay ₹ 15 Lakh to a lawyer. The lawyer was rendered a handicap due to improper treatment an

Truck Ran Over Sleeping Labourers in Surat, 15 Killed

Truck Ran Over Sleeping Labourers in Surat, 15 Killed

In the horrific tragedy of Gujarat’s Surat, 15 people have been reported dead and three are injured after a truck ran over them while they were sleeping on the footpath. The incident took place

Parents of Road Accident Victim Entitled to Compensation for Loss of Dependency: Delhi High Court

Parents of Road Accident Victim Entitled to Compensation for Loss of Dependency: Delhi High Court

While granting compensation to the mother of a deceased, Delhi High Court observed that parents are dependent on their children at some stage of life and it would be inequitable to deny the compensati

Conception that Homemakers Don’t Add Economic Value to Household is Problematic, Needs To be Overcome — SC

Conception that Homemakers Don’t Add Economic Value to Household is Problematic, Needs To be Overcome — SC

Supreme Court while hearing a MACT matter observed that the conception that housewives do not work or do not add value to the household is problematic and needs to be overcome. The bench raised the co

No Other Amount, Except for Statutory Dues, Are Allowed to Be Deducted From Motor Accident Compensation – Bombay High Court

No Other Amount, Except for Statutory Dues, Are Allowed to Be Deducted From Motor Accident Compensation – Bombay High Court

Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court noted that no other amount, except for statutory dues, are allowed to be deducted while computing the compensation amount in motor accident claims. “It is w

Financially independent kin of a road accident victim also entitled to compensation – SC

Financially independent kin of a road accident victim also entitled to compensation – SC

Setting aside the verdict of Punjab and Haryana HC, the Supreme Court held that the legal representatives of the victim who was killed in a road accident cannot be denied compensation merely on the gr

Insurance company cannot deny paying insurance if the driver of the offending vehicle is drunk – MACT

Insurance company cannot deny paying insurance if the driver of the offending vehicle is drunk – MACT

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal granted compensation of around Rs 55 lakh (Rs 15 lakh interest) to the family of Rajaram Desai, a 53-year-old Police Sub-Inspector, who died after a drunk car driver

Remarriage won’t affect widow’s compensation – Bombay High Court

Remarriage won’t affect widow’s compensation – Bombay High Court

On 20 December, the Bombay High Court held that a widow is entitled to the compensation, even if she remarried within a year of her husband’s death in a road accident. The bench headed by Justice RD



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