[Motor accident cases] Multiplier has to be determined based on completed age, not running age: Kerala High Court

The Court also ruled that in matters relating to negligence in motor accidents claims, if there is credible evidence which contradicts the FIR, the MACT may disregard the FIR.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that the multiplier to be applied while calculating compensation in motor accident claim cases has to be decided on the basis of the age attained by the deceased/injured and not based on running age [PO Meera & Anr. v Ananda P Naik & Ors.]

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