MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras Large Court docket lessened the payment volume payable by The National Insurance coverage Organization Restricted from Rs 17.63 lakh to Rs 15.12 lakh but upheld the buy of Motor Accidents Statements Tribunal of Principal District Court in Sivaganga in a lethal road accident. In accordance to the insurance policies firm, Prabu was on his way to Manamadurai from Thirupattur in Sivaganga district when he was fatally knocked down by a van in May well 2016.
The spouse and children filed a petition with the district tribunal from the owner and the insurer of the van, which purchased the insurance coverage company to pay out the compensation. But the corporation refused, professing that the accused did not have a legitimate licence nor did he don a helmet.
Later, the insurance enterprise submitted a petition with the Madurai Bench. Justice RMT Teekaa Raman upheld the district tribunal order and modified the payment to Rs 16.8 lakh. Referring to a division bench judgment that has fastened 10 % on contributory negligence, the payment was further more reduced to Rs 15.12 lakh. The court docket directed the insurance policies company to spend the payment and get better the exact from the owner of the motor vehicle.