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Compensation of R3,900,000.00 for Brain Injury

updated: 25-Feb-16

de Broglio Attorneys Inc., a proudly South African law firm which specialises in personal injury and medical negligence claims, have been helping victims settle their claims against the Road Accident Fund (RAF) for over two decades. As leading experts in this field of law, de Broglio Attorneys Inc. are seen as the leaders in the industry by the public and the legal profession. With an unrivalled reputation, prospective clients can be assured that their claims are in the best legal hands in the country. de Broglio Attorneys Inc. met the needs of one of their clients by ensuring a staggering settlement of R3,900,000.00.

Steven Mansfield*, was a passenger in a vehicle accident where one truck pulling a trailer impacted with the rear of another truck pulling a trailer. As a result of the impact, Steven was knocked unconscious and sustained multiple injuries. Devastatingly Steven sustained brain trauma which resulted in an eight day coma. He had two broken arms, a broken leg and foot as a result of the accident and his life has forever been altered. 

Steven wanted to claim from the RAF and was looking for an attorney to assist him. He said, “I asked my former employer and she recommended de Broglio. I found the service from de Broglio to be wonderful, the service was wonderful.”

de Broglio Attorney Inc. is unwavering in their mission to provide consistent updates to their clients. Steven was exceptionally impressed with the proficiency with which his claim was handled. A team of medico legal experts were elected by de Broglio Attorneys Inc. and consulted with Steven in order to compile the diagnostic reports utilised in proving the legitimacy of his claim against the RAF.

Steven’s matter was settled in the South Gauteng High Court for the astounding amount of R3,900,000.00.

Steven was elated with his settlement and celebrated the de Broglio Attorneys Inc. law firm by stating, “I can only be happy about the settlement figure. It’s wonderful. I couldn’t have asked for more.”

*Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality. 

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