The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded compensation of Rs 20.80 lakh to the kin of a man who died in a road accident in 2020.
Jagdish Ankush Patil, a loader with a private firm, was injured after his motorcycle was hit by a truck on February 5 that year and he died in a hospital soon after, officials said.
He was 40 at the time and was earning Rs 11,000 per month, which was sustaining his wife, son and daughter as well as 69-year-old mother in their home in Dunge in Bhiwandi.
In his order of September 15, the details of which were made available recently, Thane MACT Member HM Bhosale said Patil*s wife, two children and mother must get Rs 5.20 lakh each as compensation.
The overall compensation amount includes Rs 17,01,000 towards dependency loss and Rs 2,14,000 towards hospital and medicine expenses.
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