The respondent’s contention that the petitioner himself contributed to the unfortunate electrocution, was rejected by the Court.
Supreme Court noted that the bail application was rejected as the accused did not appear before the Trial Court.
“The respondents were directed to count the service of the workman from the date of removal till his death with all attendant benefits payable to the petitioner but without back wages.”
“The res ipsa loquitur is applicable in a civil action under the tort and the same cannot be pressed into service in a criminal case to prove negligence.”
Strange state of affairs; Neither investigating authority prepared rough map nor Trial Court took pain in recording correct directions for want of evidence
Bombay High Court observed that the dictionary meaning of “act of god” is “an instance of uncontrollable natural forces in operation” I.e., a severe, unanticipated natural event for which no human is responsible.
Bombay High Court directed the State of Maharashtra to pay compensation of Rs 10 lakhs to the petitioners and left the State at liberty to recover the same from officers at fault.
A signboard coming off the façade of the building was a foreseeable event given the fact that Delhi experiences high-velocity winds, in May, each year.
Allahabad High Court: In an application filed under Section 439, Criminal Procedure Code seeking bail in FIR No. 317 of 2022, registered
Manipur High Court: While deciding a case, wherein a five-year old girl came in contact with an electrical overhead line
Additional District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Thane: In a significant decision delivered in August over a complaint alleging deficiency of
A person who comes from a village looking for a job, boards a passenger train holding a valid journey ticket, alights from the train and is trying to exit the Railway Station in the absence of overbridge being forced to walk along the tracks and gets hit by another train and dies, cannot be said to be intentionally careless or negligent.
Delhi High Court: In a case filed by the petitioner challenging dismissal order in relation to an application filed seeking
Human life is most precious; therefore, it is extremely difficult to decide on the quantum of compensation in medical negligence cases, it is highly subjective in nature.
Orissa High Court: In a case where a father (‘petitioner') is seeking compensation on the death of his seven-year-old daughter,
Calcutta High Court: Sugato Majumdar, J. allowed a criminal appeal which was assailed against the judgment and order of Additional Sessions Judge
Madras High Court– G Chandrasekharan, J. ordered further investigation into the case where a man died under suspicious circumstances and alleged negligence
National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi (NCDRC): While addressing a medical negligence case, the Coram of Dr S.M. Kantikar (Presiding Member)
Supreme Court: The Division Bench comprising of Ajay Rastogi* and Abhay S. Oka, JJ., held that non-supply of demanded documents is not
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