MACT awards Rs 27.30 lakh to kin bike accident victim

MACT awards Rs 27.30 lakh to kin bike accident victim

Thane, Jan 14 (PTI) A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal
has awarded a compensation of Rs 27.30 lakh to the kin of a
50-year-old woman who died in a motorcycle accident in
Maharashtra”s Thane city.

An order to this effect was passed on January 11 by
MACT member R N Rokade, and a copy of it was made available on
Wednesday.

In his order, Rokade directed opponents of the claim
Ashok Kumar Singh and Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd,
to make the payment jointly and severally to the claimants
along with the interest at 8 per cent per annum from the date
the claim was filed.

Claimants Tatyasaheb Bapu Kamble (52) and his son
submitted before the Tribunal that his wife Chayya was riding
pillion on a motorcycle driven by Singh on November 16, 2018.

The motorcyclist applied the break suddenly on the
road near Teen Hath Naka, causing the victim to fall and
suffer serious injuries, following which she was taken to a
hospital and died during treatment on the same day.

The applicants submitted that they were dependent on
the deceased, who had been working as a telephone operator
with a construction company, and claimed compensation for loss
of dependency and under other traditional heads.

The owner of the motorcycle and the insurance company
opposed the claim on various grounds which were not accepted
by the tribunal.

The Tribunal also ordered that upon realisation of the
claim amount a sum of Rs 7 lakh each be invested in fixed
deposits in the name of the two claimants for a period of five
years and balance amount be paid to them. PTI COR
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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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