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Motorcyclist Awarded R4,919,801.00

updated: 03-Feb-16

de Broglio Attorneys Inc. represented a claim against the Road Accident Fund (RAF), winning a startling amount of R4,919,801.00 in a case where a male motorcyclist was involved in an accident, with no recollection of the accident, resulting in a month-long medically induced coma. de Broglio Attorneys Inc., with their extraordinary portfolio of personal injury and RAF claims, successfully pursued the claim on their client’s behalf as experts in this field of law. 

In this case, Adrian Henley* was the rider of a motorcycle, which was involved in an accident, of which Adrian has no recollection. Adrian suffered severe injuries to his ribs with multiple fractures, fractured vertebrae and a medically induced coma for a month which impacted negatively on Adrian’s earnings. Adrian indicated that he had suffered with no pre-existing illnesses, physical conditions, psychological problems or learning difficulties. As a result of the accident Adrian was demoted upon his return to work following the accident as he could not perform in his previous position and capacity due to the injury he sustained to his right arm. He was healthy, fit and led an active lifestyle prior to the accident but all of that changed.

Adrian’s wife approached de Broglio Attorneys Inc. on the understanding that the law firm deals with RAF claims professionally and successfully. Shee sought counsel from the law firm and was informed that her husband had a valid claim against the RAF and that de Broglio Attorneys Inc. would represent him in his claim. Unfortunately, Adrian was in a coma so his wife assisted with the initial paperwork, This was an enormous relief for Adrian when he came out of his coma as he knew he was in the hands of some of the best attorneys and advocates in this field of law.

de Broglio Attorneys Inc. provided consistent and professional updates to Adrian which fostered a relationship of trust and faith. The critical evidence gathered during the claim contributed to the claim being successful. Adrian said, “The claim was very, very good. I was always kept updated.”

Adrian’s matter was settled in the North Gauteng High Court, for the smashing amount of R4,919,801.00. He was elated and overjoyed with the exceptional work executed by the de Broglio Attorney Inc. law team.

Adrian commented about his settlement, “I am happy with it, it is fine. It will never get my arm back but I am happy with it.” 

de Broglio Attorneys Inc. aim to provide service excellence, ensuring remarkable results. Adrian’s case testifies to the law firm’s capability in the processing of claims against the RAF and achieving the results desired by their clients.

*Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality. 


Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case.