Anil Kumar Sharma Vs.
New India Assurance Co. Ltd. & Ors.  INSC 1513 (6 September 2008)
ITEM NO.2 LOK ADALAT
NO.2 SECTION XVII SUPREME COURT LOK ADALAT C.A.No. Of @ Petition(s) for Special
Leave to Appeal (Civil) No(s).19493/2007 (From the judgement and order dated
22/03/2007 in MA No. 238/2005 of The HIGH COURT OF JHARKHAND AT RANCHI) ANIL
KUMAR SHARMA Petitioner(s) VERSUS NEW INDIA ASSURANCE CO. LTD. & ORS. Respondent(s)
Date: 06/09/2008 The above appeal was taken up today for settlement.
HON'BLE THE CHIEF
JUSTICE HON'BLE Dr. JUSTICE ARIJIT PASAYAT HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE P. SATHASIVAM
For Petitioner(s)/ Mr. R.C. Gubrele,Adv.
in person Mr.Satbir
Mr. Debasis Misra,Adv.
In person This matter
was taken up at the Supreme Court Lok Adalat with the consent and agreement
through their counsel. The following order/award is passed :- Leave granted.
The claimant is the
appellant before us. The Motor Vehicles Accident Claims Tribunal had awarded a
sum of Rs.70,000/- towards compensation for the 2 death of the deceased. The
High Court has enhanced it to a sum of Rs.1,50,000/-.
The appellant has
filed 3 this appeal before us for enhancement of that amount. The deceased, at
the time of his death, was a retired public sector employee and was aged about
Having regard to the
facts and circumstances of the case, we find that, in addition to the amount
already paid, as full final settlement, the insurance company is directed to
pay another sum of Rs.1 lac including interest towards the claim of the
The appeal is