Vethambal vs Oriental Insurance Company 2024 INSC 180 – Motor Accident Compensation Claim

Motor Accident Compensation Claim – Assessment of compensation cannot be done with mathematical precision. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 also provides for assessment of just and fair compensation [Value of the labour being put in by the deceased in agriculture, it would be reasonable to assess his income at ₹35,000/- per month. Considering his age at the time of death as 52 years on the date of accident, the applicable multiplier would be 11]

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