FAQs on Motor Accident Claims Lawyers
Compensation can be claimed by victims or family members of victims in cases of car accident injuries or death. There is a dedicated “Motor Accident Claims Tribunal” in District Courts, commonly known as MACT court, which exclusively takes such cases.
Anyone who has died (through family members) or has sustained bodily injuries, or has suffered loss of property, in an accident, may institute a case to claim compensation for his/her loss, before the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal.
One may initiate a case for compensation in accident cases within 3 years from the date of the accident.
One may file a case to claim compensation in motor accident cases through motor accident lawyers at any place where the claimant resides or does business, or where the defendant resides or does business.
In order to calculate the compensation to be awarded in motor accident cases the factors that have to be taken into consideration include the victim’s age, qualification, income, number of dependents, number of claimants, etc.
Motor accident claims cases are a very peculiar field of practice and require a high level of expertise and experience to effectively pursue such cases. In fact, there are many motor accident claims lawyers in Delhi who solely practice in this field itself. Thus motor accident claims lawyers sometimes charge relatively higher than lawyers of other field.