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5-Year-Old Settles for R933, 764.00

updated: 17-Jun-15

Tragically so many innocent adults and children are injured in motor vehicles daily in South Africa. de Broglio Inc are widely considered to be the leading personal injury attorneys in the country and assist these injured people make claims against the Road Accident Fund. If you need assistance in suing the RAF, your best bet is to contact the leaders in this field of law, de Broglio Inc, to get advice on your possible claim like their client did below?

Little Lucy was a passenger in a vehicle which was rear-ended by another vehicle on the Phalaborwa Road in 2006. She was injured in the accident and suffered the pain of a fractured right forearm and had to have a plaster of Paris cast which remained on for approximately 6 weeks. She also had a painful left arm and whiplash injury

She is right-handed so of course her life was disturbed by these injuries. Her father wanted to claim for Lucy’s damages and appointed de Broglio Inc to institute the claim after he had heard from people at his local taxi rank that they were very good as doing RAF claims

He was not disappointed and commented that, “de Broglio gave excellent service”. The legal firm strive not only to settle matters successfully but to make the entire claims process a pleasant experience for their clients. They do this by ensuring their clients receive regular updates, they use the best medico legal experts in the country, and by keeping all their dealings professional 

The matter was settled in the North Gauteng High Court for the excellent amount of R933, 764.00

The attorney handling his case reported on the settlement that, “this is a wonderful result. The client got injured when she was five years old and up until now her academic performance has not been affected. She is still doing well at school and still retains the capacity to pass Grade 12”

The client said of de Broglio Inc, “They keep their promises, that’s what I like from them. They make sure their clients are all happy and get whatever they want. I’m prepared also to tell some people who have the same problems as me to contact de Broglio’s office”

*Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality. 


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