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Coma Survivor Awarded R2,859,725.00

updated: 08-Dec-15

De Broglio Attorneys Inc. represented a client in a claim against the Road Accident Fund (RAF), winning a settlement amount of R2,859,725.00 in a case where a male driver was involved in a head on collision, resulting in a three day coma and loss of work and income. De Broglio Attorneys Inc., with their impressive portfolio of personal injury and RAF claims, were able to pursue the claim on the plaintiff’s behalf as experts in this field of law. 

In this case, Peter De Wet* was the driver of a vehicle, which was involved in a head on collision. He was unfortunately, due to the trauma, unable to recall all the events and facts of the collision and woke up to find that he had been in a coma for 3 days as a result of a horrific car accident. Exacerbating the situation further, Peter lost his employment and has been unemployed since the date of his accident.

Peter approached de Broglio Attorneys Inc. on the understanding that the law firm deals with RAF claims extremely successfully. He sought the law firm’s advice and was counselled that he had a valid claim against the RAF and that de Broglio Attorneys Inc. would pursue the claim on his behalf. Peter was relieved to know that he was in the hands of some of the best attorneys and advocates in this field of law.

De Broglio Attorneys Inc. progressed with his claim, ensuring consistent and professional updates with Peter. The critical evidence gathered ensured a successful settlement in the matter. 

Peter’s matter was settled in the North Gauteng High Court, for the dazzling amount of R2,859,725.00. Peter was ecstatic! He was thrilled with the brilliant work executed by the De Broglio law team.

Peter commented, “I’m happy. I don’t work on emails anymore, my wife does all of that and we will also send an email to de Broglio Attorneys about this. I’m very happy. Without you guys this settlement wouldn’t have happened.” 

De Broglio Attorneys Inc. aim to provide service excellence, ensuring superior results. This case bears testament to the law firm’s capability in the processing of claims against the RAF and successfully 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.