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Hon’ble Supreme Court: Accident compensation should be Pragmatic and Realistic

By Anurag Gupta, Associate The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in K. Suresh v. New India Assurance Co. Ltd. and Another (Civil Appeal No.  7603 of 2012) has held that there cannot be actual compensation for anguish and mental tribulations … Continue reading

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District Consumer Forum, New Delhi orders Doctors, Nursing Home to pay Rs. 10 Lakhs for Patient’s Death

By Anurag Gupta, Associate The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, New Delhi, in the matter Mrs. Manju Gupta and Ors. v. Shakuntla Nursing Home and Ors. held the Shakuntla Nursing Home of Sagarpur, its owner J Raj Dhami … Continue reading

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What Insurance? – No Compensation if Victim is Negligent

By Anurag Gupta, Associate An insurance company cannot be held liable to compensate a road mishap victim or his family if the accident has occurred because of his negligence, the Delhi High Court has ruled in The New India Assurance … Continue reading

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