A consumer complaint was filed before the TSCDRC alleging deficiency of service/medical negligence on part of the staff performing surgery, seeking compensation of Rs 40 lakhs.
The instant complaint was filed against the Chairman and Managing Director, and eight Directors of Raymond Ltd. after the Inspector of Legal Metrology noticed a fabric package which lacked requisite declarations.
The Delhi High Court observed that the wanton arraignment of directors without reference to their role in relation to a transaction, or to the issuance or dishonour of a cheque by the company, requires to be deprecated and discouraged, since it amounts to abuse of the salutary process of criminal law.
The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court held that vicarious liability of a company’s directors can be imputed as per the statutory provisions in cases where a company is an offender.
Supreme Court: The bench of CT Ravikumar* and Sudhanshu Dhulia, JJ has held that merely because some of the convicts had died
Madras High Court: In a petition filed under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) to quash the criminal complaint filed
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.
Supreme Court: In an appeal against a judgment passed by the Calcutta High Court dismissing the Criminal Revision Application filed
Jharkhand High Court: Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi, J., quashed the criminal proceeding registered under Sections 420, 406, 34, 120-B of the Penal Code
Supreme Court: Explaining the law on vicarious liability under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, the bench of Ajay Rastogi and Sanjiv Khanna*,
Supreme Court: In the 2006 Meerut fire case, the bench of Hemant Gupta and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ has held the Organizers responsible
Patiala House Courts, New Delhi: Shreya Arora Mehta, Metropolitan Magistrate, while addressing a matter with regard to Section 138 of the Negotiable
82 reports on High Court Judgments to read from February 2022. Allahabad High Court Bail 22-year-old woman, burnt and buried due to
Delhi High Court: Subramonium Prasad, J., addressed a matter pertaining to vicarious liability of directors of the company alleged for offences under
Tis Hazari Courts, New Delhi: While deciding a matter under Section 138 of the negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Devanshu Sajlan, MM-05 (NI
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of L. Nageswara Rao, Sanjiv Khanna* and BR Gavai, JJ has held that the post office/bank can
“Merely because a subordinate official acted in disregard of an order passed by the Court, a liability cannot be fastened on a higher official in the absence of knowledge.”
Supreme Court: Explaining the law relating to vicarious liability of the Directors of a company under Sections 138 and 141 of the
by Shivani Dewalla†
Summoning of an accused in a criminal case is a serious matter. Criminal law cannot be set into motion as a matter of course.