SC:Employer is consumer when purchase is to provide perks to employee

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 14th November 2019, in the matter of Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust v. M/S Unique Shanti Developers & Ors. observed that private corporate bodies engaging services of third parties for providing perquisites / perks to their employees would usually fall under the definition of consumer. The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed […]

SC: Owners risk clause won’t rescue hotel from liability of valet parked cars

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 14th November 2019, in the matter of Taj Mahal Hotel v.United India Insurance Company Ltd. & Ors. pronounced that where the hotel or its servants have actively connived against or acted negligently in safeguarding the vehicles delivered for valet parking, ‘owner’s risk’ clauses in the parking token will not come […]