Age of unmarried deceased to form basis for multiplier in motor vehicle compensation case, Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan April 9 2019

The Supreme Court today held that in case of death of a bachelor in a motor vehicles accident, the age of the deceased, and not the age of the dependents, will be the basis of the multiplier for computation of compensation.

This judgment was rendered by the Bench of Justices SA Bobde, Sanjay Kishan Kaul, and Mohan M Shantanagoudar in the appeal filed by the appellant, Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance Company.

It was the contention of appellant company that . . .

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