Triple Riding on motorcycle: Madras High Court sets aside compensation to deceased rider’s family

Contributory negligence was found on the part of the two pillions, and therefore, the compensation awarded to them was halved.

The Madras High Court recently set aside an order of the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) granting compensation to the family of a man who died in a motorcycle accident while riding the motorcycle with two pillion riders [National Insurance Company Limited v S Muthu].

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