UP youth disabled in road mishap gets Rs 44 lakh compensation

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A 20-year-old youth, who lost his leg after being hit by a truck and falling in a ditch, has been awarded Rs 44 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd to pay Rs 44,29,000 to victim Dharmendra Singh, who was riding pillion on… Read more »

Duty to remove defects is of car manufacturer: NCDRC

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It’s the duty of a car manufacturer to remove the defects in a vehicle and make it roadworthy, the apex consumer commission has said while asking Maruti Suzuki India Limited to refund the price of one of its models to a customer for failing to rectify the complaint. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)… Read more »

Man gets Rs 2.28 L compensation 7 years after accident

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A district court here awarded a compensation of Rs 2.28 lakh to a man for a 2010 accident following which he could not work for 22 months, a senior official said today. “Additional session judge Shivani Jaiswal awarded a total of Rs 2.28 lakh toward compensation to the victim,” Lalit Mudgal, Senior Prosecution Officer, said…. Read more »

Consumer forum raps DDA over “nepotism, high-handedness”

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The Delhi Development Authority and its officials have been pulled up by a consumer forum here for “high-handedness and nepotism” in dealing with flat allottees, saying they behaved as if they were the final authority and the customers were “totally at their mercy”. While dealing with a case, the South Delhi district consumer disputes redressal… Read more »

NCDRC refuses compensation to couple for stolen luggage

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The apex consumer commission has set aside lower fora orders asking Railways to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to a couple for their stolen baggage, saying they failed to raise an alarm after the alleged theft. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) also said that the decision of the foras awarding the compensation… Read more »