In this post we will discuss about the order of motor accident claims tribunal in which it had awarded compensation to the family of the victim who had died after his bike was hit by a speeding car being driven by open cooler man in Ambala on December 18 2018.
Family of Ambala man killed in crash gets ₹51L
Introduction : In this post we will discuss about the order of motor accident claims tribunal in which it had awarded compensation to the family of the victim who had died after his bike was hit by a speeding car being driven by open cooler man in Ambala on December 18 2018.
Facts of the case : The family of an Ambala man died in an accident in December 2018. The petition was filed by Ritu Sandhu widow of Satinder kalar; her 2 year old son pariyan, parents of the deceased, Satbir Singh and Saroj Bala and grandmother Mahinder Kaur, all residents of chhoti khori village, Ambala. They stated that on Panchkulathis number 18 2018 Satinder motorcycle was hit by a speeding car near pathreri village in Ambala. Satinder age 26 suffered serious injuries in the mishap and died at GMCH, sector 32,on December 22.alleging that the accident took place due to negligent driving of car driver Rajiv Sharma of sector 7 the family moved court. Sharma claimed that no accident took place within the motorcycle and his car was damaged due to collision with stray cattle stop the cars insurance New India assurance company limited stated that the driver did not have a valid driving licence and that the claimant had filed a false claim petition.
Related legal provisions : Motor vehicles act of 1988 ( amended by the motor vehicles act 2019 )
Legal issues : whether the family of a victim who died in a crash is entitled to get compensation or not?
Decision of the tribunal : disposing of the case the motor accident claims tribunal Chandigarh awarded compensation of rupees 51.17 lakh to the petitioners with 6% interest per annum from the date of filing of petition. While the wife will get 40%, the other three members will get 20% each from the compensation amount.
Conclusion: Thus the motor accident claims tribunal awarded ₹51.17 lakh as compensation to the family of an Ambala man who died in an accident in December 2018 which is an adequate relief.
This post was written by Karishma Jain.
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