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Car accident leaves 1-year-old with brain damage

updated: 16-Sep-14

R4,744,768.00 secured by de Broglio Inc and awarded to their client in settlement of his claim against the Road Accident Fund. de Broglio Inc are leaders in their field of personal injury law and took no prisoners in obtaining the best settlement that they could for the poor child who was left with devastating injuries as a result of a car accident. 

Marnus Reinecke* and his family were shocked and traumatized when their 1-year-old son Henry was severely injured in a car accident. He had been a passenger travelling with his grandfather who sadly passed away in the accident. 

Henry lost consciousness upon impact and was transported to hospital by ambulance. It was reported that he only regained consciousness seven after the accident. He was hospitalized for months. As a result of the accident he developed temporary epilepsy which eventually dissipated but the ramifications of the accident would never disappear. Henry was a child who would never experience the life he was bound to have. 

Marnus and his wife were beyond themselves trying to comprehend what had happened to their precious little boy. They were distraught and needed help. They sought solace in the capable and legal hands of de Broglio Inc. They wanted to claim from the Road Accident Fund and had heard of the law firm. They approached de Broglio Inc who embraced them in their time of suffering, providing a solid base for them, a starting point from which to try and salvage parts of their lives that had been destroyed in the accident. 

de Broglio Inc settled the matter in the North Gauteng High Court the amount of R4,744,768.00.

Marnus was beyond pleased with how de Broglio Inc had handled his matter for his child and with his settlement. He said, “I am very impressed in your staff members as you said the whole staff worked hard to finalize my matter in court. I don’t have words to describe how I am feeling but thanks again to de Broglio Inc.”

Client satisfaction is a small yet pivotal bonus for the legal team at de Broglio Inc in the larger picture of their work to ensure that all of their clients are compensated to the maximum when they are assisting them in the RAF claims. All parties involved were ecstatic with the results in this matter. 

*Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality. 


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