NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (IMPHAL DIVISION) Vs. OINAM JIBOL SINGH
HIGH COURT OF MANIPUR
National Insurance Company Limited (Imphal Division)
Oinam Jibol Singh
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(1.) Heard Mr. K. Pradeep, learned counsel appears for the appellant and Ms. RK. Emily, learned appears for the respondents.
(2.) This appeal has been preferred by the appellant insurance company against the order dated 21.06.2011 passed in Claim Case No.4 of 2004 on
the file of the Commissioner for Employees Compensation, Manipur, filed
by the first respondent under Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 for the
injuries sustained by him during employment.
(3.) The case of the first respondent is that while he was working as driver under the second respondent and was driving the Truck bearing
registration No. MN-05 2615, on 3.8.2013 at night near Leimatak bridge,
the said truck fell down 150/160 feet on the hill side and the vehicle was
badly damaged. Due to the impact, the first respondent sustained grievous
injuries, which resulted permanent disablement and loss of employment.
Immediately after the accident, the first respondent was admitted to
R.I.M.C. Hospital, Imphal, where he had taken treatment as inpatient for 15
days and thereafter, he had taken treatment as out-patient. The second
respondent is the owner of the vehicle and employer and the appellant is
the insurer of the vehicle. At the time of accident, the Truck was insured
with the appellant and being a workman within the meaning of Workmen's
Compensation Act, the first respondent has filed the claim petition claiming
compensation of Rs.6.00 lakhs.;
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