Thane: MACT grants Rs 37.5 lakh compensation to accident victim's family

The applicants claimed a compensation of Rs. 70 lakhs from the opponents.

PTIUpdated: Thursday, April 14, 2022, 02:22 PM IST
article-image

Thane: The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has granted a compensation of Rs 37.5 lakh to the family of a 23-year-old man who was killed in a road accident in Maharashtra's Thane eight years ago.

Thane MACT chairman Abhay J Mantri directed the two respondents Ravindra Mahadev Chavan, owner of the offending tempo, and Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd to jointly and severally pay the compensation with 7.50 per cent per annum interest from the date of filing of the application within a period of one month of the order.

The copy of the order, issued on April 9, was made available on Thursday.

In their application, the deceased man's family, including his wife and parents, stated that Ashok Parihar was travelling from Mumbai to Nashik in his motorcycle in June 2015.

A tempo, which was being driven in a rash and negligent manner, and rammed into the two-wheeler on a highway in Bhiwandi, as a result of which the victim suffered serious injuries and died, the application stated.

The deceased worked for a publication house in Navi Mumbai and earned a monthly salary of Rs 15,000 and was also into cosmetic business and was earning an annual income of Rs 2.16 lakh.

The applicants claimed a compensation of Rs. 70 lakhs from the opponents.

In his order, the judge after hearing the counsels concluded that the applicants were eligible for a compensation.

The compensation amount includes Rs 25.92 lakh for loss of dependency and Rs 10.36 lakh for future prospects, Rs 33,000 for loss of estate and funeral expenses and Rs 80,000 loss of consortium for spouse and filial.

The judge further ordered that the victim's widow be paid Rs 15.5 lakh and the parents each be paid Rs 11 lakh, it was stated.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai monsoon: BMC keeps cold mix ready for potholes, 1,415 metric tonnes cold distributed in 24...

Mumbai monsoon: BMC keeps cold mix ready for potholes, 1,415 metric tonnes cold distributed in 24...

With Aryan Khan getting clean chit from NCB, FPJ presents his friend Arbaaz Merchant’s statements...

With Aryan Khan getting clean chit from NCB, FPJ presents his friend Arbaaz Merchant’s statements...

WT20 Challenge final: Supernovas beat Velocity in thriller to clinch title despite Laura Wolvaardt's...

WT20 Challenge final: Supernovas beat Velocity in thriller to clinch title despite Laura Wolvaardt's...

Mumbai: No water supply in western suburbs on THIS date

Mumbai: No water supply in western suburbs on THIS date

Cordelia Cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's older ‘weed’ chats ignored by SIT

Cordelia Cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's older ‘weed’ chats ignored by SIT