The High Court made it clear in one case that even if the license of the driver is not valid.
The insurance company cannot refuse to give the insurance amount.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court made it clear in a case that even if the license of the driver is not valid,
the insurance company cannot withdraw from its obligation to pay the insurance coverage.
In this case, a two-wheeler was hit by a driver and two-wheeler was killed in the accident.
On the petition of the dependents of the deceased,
the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal ordered the release of compensation to the family of the deceased.
The TRF company said in its favor that the driver’s license of the collision vehicle is fake,
the insurance company is ready to pay any compensation, but they will recover from the owner of the vehicle.
On this, the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal gave the TRF company the right to recover compensation from the vehicle owner.
The vehicle owner filed a petition in the High Court against this order of the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal.
The vehicle owner said that when he hired the driver, he took a driving test and he used to drive well.
The driver also showed him the license. The accident occurred two years after he was hired.
The High Court, after hearing various aspects related to the case,
pronounced its verdict and made it clear that even if the license is not correct,
the insurance company cannot avoid paying compensation.
The court also stayed the order of the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal under which the tribunal had ordered the compensation amount to be recovered from the driver.