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Motor vehicle accident damage claim enforcement
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Car accident damage claim enforcement

Rebutting unfair settlement offers

Insurance claim declines or dismissal

Defence against unreasonable or inflated claims

Support pursuit in any MVA matters, in South Africa


Road Accident Management & Legal Action



We are car accident damage compensation recovery specialists

as well as experts to defend against unreasonable or inflated claims.

RAMLA is a specialised Expert in South Africa's Motor Vehicle Accident damage compensation enforcement, or assistance in defensive actions against unreasonable or inflated claims.



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      The Road Accident Fund - South Africa - RAF

      RAMLA in-house legal team to claim for the recovery of your car accident damage you suffered in a road collision.

Legal Issues in relation to motor car accidents





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Having a compensation claim against another party, probably insured against claims emanating from car accidents, or against own, comprehensive motor insurance cover, can come with complications. A number of issues can lead to disputes, declines or insufficient settlement offers. RAMLA as an specialised Expert in all MVA matters, can be the solution for any such problems.
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Motor car road traffic accident damage recovery, is what our subject is all about.

Below please find some issues and occurrences of common interest, listed and linked.

Car accident issues that matters most:









      facilitating a claim



     
claim against the liable party causing the car accident   enforcing full and fair compensation . . .
     insured driver/owner

     not insured motorist

     3rd party claim

     reluctant party





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   value of damages



   Calculation of damages

   Quote or assessing

   severe damage -
      write off - total loss,
      scrap, salvage





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   Insurance claim evaluation, decline, dispute



     


   3rd party claim

   comprehensive claim

      violation of terms (t&c)

      in regard to investigations

   declined claim

   insuficient settelement

   Apportionment

   Precedent / case law

   Defend Recovery Action





     




Should you do not find the issue you are looking for, contact RAMLA (Road Accident Management & Legal Action), as one of the most experienced experts in matters of car accident damage recovery claims.

We however believe the issue in question will be found on one of the other pages on the

RAMLA comprehensive MVA - motor vehicle accident - Information Platform,

but as we haven't installed a search function, rather contact RAMLA, instead of waste time for a search.

There are sections in the main top selector, such as claim, assessment, legal and insurance matters; you may navigate to find what you're looking for.





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Car accident damages as result of a traffic collision, always gives task and commonly hassles, unless one do have a compressive motor insurance cover that lives up to the promises made.

But unfortunately, that's not always the matter and if ordinary South African motorists are asked, if they believe and trust a valid claim is a guaranteed matter, one will hear a number, if not the majority of those questioned, doubting that it will be so.

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Should a matter be taken to a court of law?

Most commonly the overwhelming number of disputes or claims can be solved in pre-litigation, but if no amicable solution can be found, matters sometimes need the escalation to a court of law to be solved.

It should be noted, that most of the deciders of claims, (insurance claim admins, claim evaluators or technicians, however called and other representatives, regularly do have no certified legal competences.

This means the decisions made to either accept or deny a claim are performed by persons with experience, but often not applying a legal background, taking all facts in consideration, but all too often rely on party statements, without a check on the balance of probabilities if that point of view may represent the correct situation, or act biased as to benefit schemes or other incentives, declining claims to cut down on compensation pay-outs.

Approaching a court of law give the certainty to have the case evaluated to the laws prevailing in accordance with the particular applicable situation, and after analysing the parties written arguments exchanged in the pleading phase of the trial, hearing the plaintiff and the defendant, as well as witnesses and thereafter the judicial officer will come to a decision, making it an order of court.

It is obviously clear, that such comprehensive analytic process will be by far better, than just accept an unjust decision of a person in charge, neglecting the basics of fairness to look onto a claim unbiased.

It may therefore be fairly well to accept the initial costs, coming with a legal action in a court of law, but given the evidence is supportive enough to convince the court on the basis of probabilities to decide in favour of the party, to get compensation and a refund of costs necessary to pursue the claim in court.




 




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Issues of legal interest



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Free accident fact check

Elementary Traffic Duties / Rules


  Defending against a legal claim

   Negligence, Causation, Culpa



Risks and Chances
in a compensation claim


Documentation needed
preparing a claim


       Evidence - Facts - Merits

Calculating the Value
of damages

Acknowledgement of Liability
Settlement Agreements

   Quantum of Liability -          Apportionment
Dispute Reselution



Liability of Car Owner
and Vicarious Liability


Employed Car Driver
and Vicarious Liability
Employer and Employee




Expert Witness
in a dispute of facts

Accident Witness and Testimony

Affidavit - Commissioner of Oath

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The right attorney
Specialized Attorneys
How Attorney claims
Attorney Costs
Attorney Tariffs



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If you are involved in a car accident in South Africa and like to know what to do, please read more.

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The RAMLA web pages are designed to supply you with valuable information's to sort out material motor car accident compensation cases occurred in a traffic collision on South African roads.

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You will find a lot information that can help you to claim for damages or to deal with disputed motor insurance claims and even to defend you, if you face an inflated high and unreasonable claim against you.


On your way looking for a professional car accident damage assessment, to quantify and calculate your traffic accident damages occurred one of the provinces of South Africa,

Gauteng - Freestate - Northern Cape - Limpopo - North West - Mpumalanga - KwaZuluNatal (KZN) - Eastern Cape - Western Cape -


you found the RAMLA web pages giving you some ideas about the pro and cons of an independent damage investigation and what you should look on to get a reliable accident damage report, helping you to proof the material claim, against the liable party or the motor insurance company.


Even if you are located in one of the mayor cities of the country such as Cape Town - Bloemfontein - Johannesburg - Soweto - Pretoria - Polokwane - Durban - East London - Port Elizabeth - or in the wider areas around those cities or wherever in the county you are,

RAMLA (Road Accident Management & Legal Action) can support you with various service options nationwide.

Working with RAMLA will of course be the most comfortable and economic support in pursuit of a legal compensation claim, whether against a 3rd party or directed to any motor insurance company in South Africa.

Motor car accidents happen on a daily basis, and in all the South African provinces, wherever you are, in Gauteng - Freestate - Northern Cape - Limpopo - North West - Mpumalanga - KwaZuluNatal (KZN) - Eastern Cape or in the Western Cape.

In the several provinces you find differences in the level of risks, according to traffic density, conditions of the roads, day and night times, weather conditions and many more.

A motor car accident rarely does happen just out of one singular fault. Mostly more influential factors and other negligent actions must get together causing a traffic accident at all,

when driving through Cape Town or Kahilitsha, Paarl, Parow, Calvinia, Springbok, Vredenburg, as Port Elizabeth, but not just there.

In all our South African cities and even in rural areas, are risks by travelling a vehicle on public roads. Be aware that most accidents happen in your very near neighbourhood or on your daily way to or from work in your home town Middelburg, Graff-Reinet, Somerset - East or Somerset West, Grahamstown, Bisho, Zwelisha or East London, due to the facts that one who is very familiar with this routine, will not be on the alert level one should be.

You can minimise to be dragged into an auto collision, if you concentrate on the traffic, abide by the basic precautions and don't contribute negligent in driving, by let's say texting or telephoning behind the steering wheel.

But even if you live in other small towns or mayor cities such as Umlazi, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Potchefstroom, Port Elizabeth, Knysna, Krugersdorp, Oudtshorn, Mossel Bay or Worcester you have to be aware of the danger by making your trip.

Other road users may not be up to their best abilities, be drunk for example or driving a motor car that better should not be on the road, as it is not roadworthy and so poses risks to other motorists.


Just participate in local traffic within the towns and villages as Roberson, George, Kimberly, Rustenburg or Mabopane, you can be caught up in a vehicle crash at all times, despite you may drive carefully and respect the rules of the road. The other party is always even your risk.

Minimising the probability to be caught up in a road crash, especially in bustling cities such as Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto, Germiston, Rustenberg, Welkom, Bloemfontein, Polokwane , Durban or Cape Town, where high volumes of motorist getting along all day, the risk to be involved in a car accident is much higher than just travelling in quieter areas as Klerksdorp or Mahikeng.

The best will be, if you are on high alert all the time you drive a motor car. Taking care of keeping proper following distances which is a very good measure not to be involved in car accidents,

when you on the roads of Kimberly, Queenstown, Beaufort West, Prieska, Upington, Vryburg, De Aar, Belfast, Bethlehem, Kroonstad , Harrysmith, Mabane, Nelspruit or Ermelo.

In huge metropolis as Johannesburg or Cape Town where you deal with rush hours when commuters get to and from work in the morning and evening hours, the danger to be trapped up in a motor car accident are explicitly higher as to other traffic times.

If you have been unlucky dragged into an auto accident caused by another one or more motorist who drove negligent, not abiding the rules of the road or even careless and subsequent suffered material damages to your motor car, you want that the liable party pay compensation you for losses.





Car accident lawyers and professional claim managers to analyse, support and pursue your material car accident claim, effective and economical, nationwide in South Africa.

You will find a lot of useful information on the RAMLA (Road Accident Management & Legal Action) web pages.


The South African law in a motor car accident damage claim . . .

stipulates, a motorist that negligently and wrongfully hit another motor car, causing the traffic accident, must compensate the other victims for damages to the vehicle or property, to the extent and state as the vehicles condition has been, before the vehicle accident.


If you are involved in a car accident in South Africa and like to know what to do, please read more.
The procedures to be followed, demanding and enforcing car accident compensation, are commonly known as 3rd party claim, in South Africa.

Once accident matters or circumstances are analysed the case will be prepared, demanded and pursuit.

One of the main obstacles in a vehicle accident damage compensation claim obviously will be the matter of possible disputes.

Talking about the law, regarding solving differences that accrues from material car accident damages, the source is the common law of South Africa, the applicable traffic legislation and the developed schemes applied in a court of law over time, solving civil differences.

Additionally there is the National Traffic Act, 1996 stipulating some essentials applicable to motor car accidents occured in public traffic.


Solutions to car accidents in South Africa


The initial obligations burden on any motorists if involved in a traffic accident on public roads are outlined in the National Traffic Act, 1996 at section 61. (1) - Source Government of South Africa.

This section tells you what the participants at least have to do when ever tangled by a car accident, as to report the accident, exchange personal data etc.

Enforcing of your material compensation will be a matter according to common/civil law.

It will be of high advantage to have someone on side, knowing the law and the wide ranging implications applying in motor accident disputes, being able to follow the procedures and solve the compensation claim positively.

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When does it make sense claiming for motor car damage compensation?

1. To all times, if it's regarded as a principle, not let getting the perpetrator away who harms another, without consequences. This implies the question of economic matters is secondary to the principle.

2. If a claim exceed a certain amount in relation to cost for demand and pursuit of the matter and the claimant will not be able doing it in own capacity, but prepared spending a smaller portion of compensation, which may be lost entirely, if no action will be taken.

In figures it may imply that no claim for car accident damages, less than for the compensation of R 10 000.00 will vindicate any external claim support, coming with costs. A claim below R 18 000.00 can be directed to the small claims courts, which proceeds matters relatively quick and very affordable, but need the participation of the claimant.

A claim higher than the threshold for the small claims court, above R 20 000.00 very well deserves an enforcement, at least before matters eventually needs to be taken to a court of law.

Any damages higher than R 60 000.00 or any shortfall in motor insurance offers in this range, should be taken on, to all times.
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RAMLA - Road accident management & Legal Action, does offer a very competitive if not unbeaten claim service, acting for the recovery of car accident damages, in South Africa.

We do offer a low flat rate as once off fee, which covers all we do in pre-litigation, starting with case evaluation, preparation, demand and pursuit.

If a matter cannot be solved before legal actions in a court of law in the country, RAMLA takes the matter further, to the lowest costs available in the court schemes, which effectively means, if a case is won, all or most of those costs will be recoverable and recuperated from the liable party.

That in fact means, a RAMLA client just deposits the estimate expenses and once costs are taxed and enforced, such will be paid back to the client.

Its definitely one of the best claim options we do know on offer in South Africa and if all will be as predicted, the matter has been pursuit nearly free of costs.



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Bodily injuries to the drivers and passengers in a car accident - RAF - Road Accident Fund - South Africa


In South Africa no motor insurance cover will be compelling, when driving a car on public roads. So there isn't any such cover for detrimental effects and human injuries in the private sector.

That is why RAF - Road Accident Fund - South Africa had been created, providing some sort of cover for those injured in a vehicle accident.

As car accidents occur as long vehicles driven by human beings, there is always a risk that persons will be hurt and injured or in a worst case die.

That would leave all those, passengers, drivers or other entangled persons hit with huge consequences, as to medical treatment costs or loss of income, disability or even the loss of a breadwinner.

In order covering such high risk area, the South African state has created an institution - the Road Accident Fund - to mitigate such financial burden, which may come with bodily injuries in traffic accidents.

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Below please find, as to your research query in your web search for a solution in terms of MVA matters, especially those of - RAF (Raod Accident Fund - South Africa) as we provide you with some answers, just click to the linked questions below.

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WHAT IS THE ROAD ACCIDENT FUND?

If a person is injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident because a driver involved in the accident was negligent, they or their family can claim compensation from the Road Accident Fund (RAF). This means that even if the driver of the car doesn't have insurance, one can get money to help pay for medical expenses and to compensate for the time unable to work.

The Road Accident Fund is a public entity which has been set up to pay compensation to people injured in road accidents or the dependants of people killed in road accidents arising from the negligent driving of a motor vehicle in South Africa.

The Fund gets its money from a fuel levy that is included in the price of petrol and diesel.



WHO is entitled and launch a claim with the Fund?

The following are entitled to have a claim with RAF:

A person who sustained a bodily injury in the accident (except a driver who was the sole cause of the accident).

A dependent of a deceased breadwinner.

A close relative of the deceased who paid for the funeral. A claimant under the age of 18 years must be assisted by a parent, legal guardian.

Any person injured in a car accident, can claim from the fund. Dependents can claim, if custodians were killed in the accident. A driver, a passenger or a pedestrian involved in an accident are legitimate to claim.

Claiming is only possible if the accident was caused by someone else's negligent driving.

One cannot claim if you caused the accident and also can't claim, if you were the only person and vehicle involved in the accident(swerved off the road, drove into a pole/wall etc.)

If you were the driver in the accident but are not the owner of the car and the accident was caused by the owner of the car's negligence (for example, if they didn't fix the brakes) and you are injured, then you can claim from the fund.



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Motives compensation can be claimed for, throughout the Road Accident Fund

If injured in an vehicle accident, you can claim for:

your medical expenses - funeral expenses - compensation for pain, suffering and disfigurement - lost earnings.

Claims for loss of support - If the breadwinner in the family dies in an accident caused by someone else, then the dependants of that person can claim for loss of support.



However some limitations apply in a claim action:

If you were partly responsible for the accident then you can still claim, but you will only receive a portion of the damages. For example, if you were 50% responsible, then you will only get 50% of the damages. If you were 25% responsible, then you will get 75% of the damages.

No claim for damage to vehicle or property can be directed to the Fund. To be paid for property damage, the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident must be sued in a civil claim, separately to the RAF claim.

Further only accidents caused by someone else's negligence can give rise to claims from the Fund.

Prove is necessary that someone else was negligent. Evidence must be given, proving that the other driver did not drive the vehicle in a way in which a reasonable driver would have driven under the circumstances.



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The amount of compensation to claim for can be partly limited due to contributable reasons

If you were not in the vehicle that caused the accident, there is no limit to the damages, to be claimed from the Road Accident Fund.

If you or your breadwinner was a passenger in the car which caused the accident, you cannot claim more than the current limit stipulated, altogether.

You can only claim back money that you have spent, or will have to spend because of the accident, for example hospital and doctor's bills that you have paid and/or subsequent expenses due to lasting disabilities

If you or your breadwinner was a paying passenger (Taxi etc.) or if you were in the car because of work, you can only claim up to the current limit, but you can sue the negligent driver for any money overshooting that.



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How long does it takes for a claim to be processed?

Claiming from the Fund is a complicated process and the Fund has a lot of claims to handle, so it can take a long time for your money to be paid out. The Fund has 120 days to investigate the matter after the claim has been lodged, before the final proceedings can go ahead.



HOW to claim from the Fund?

Anyone can claim from the Fund themself or can get a lawyer to claim on your behalf, but you will have to pay for their services.

There are information officers at all RAF offices that can help you free of charge.

The claim must be launched within three years from the date of the accident, if you know who caused the accident. If you don't know who the driver or owner of the vehicle that caused the accident was, you need to claim within two years.

The claim can be made by completing the appropriate claim form. Every applicable paragraph must be completed.

The doctor that treated you immediately after the accident must complete the medical report section of the form. The form must be duly signed.

Addressing the claim, full particulars of the accident, personal information of others are essential. Compare the application form for details.



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RAF - Road Accident Fund - offices can be contacted:

Claims can be lodged at, or find out more information from the RAF offices in Cape Town:

7th Floor, No. 1 Thibault Square, Long Street, Cape Town, 8001

Private Bag X28, Roggebaai, 8012

Tel: 021 408 3300      Fax: 021 419 7417 / 8740

E-mail: customerservices@raf.co.za

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Claims for car accident compensation can be supported

RAMLA - Road Accident Management & Legal Action - will be there for you, once you do have to sort out motor vehicle accident damage claims.

Any, or at least most, motor car accidents cause damages, frequently detrimental to the party's financial situation. RAMLA is specialised and act for the recovery of material or financial damages, but not for enforcing bodily injuries, that must be pursuit with RAF (Road Accident Fund) in South Africa.

The RAMLA service team claim for compensation out of destruction of property, as a result of a traffic accident, in a two part civil compensation action,

Part 1 - pre-litigation (all actions before a law suit in court)
Part 2 - Litigation (Actions and procedures in a suit of law in a civil court)

In Phase 1, we do analyse, prepare, demand and enforce compensation, in actions against the deemed liable party or the motor insurance the person might be covered with, for and on behalf of our clients.

While Phase 1 always needs to be gone through, before any case can be escalated, in this phase of pre litigation, no party can effectively compel another, accepting demands or claims.

Despite proper evidence and competent demands, correspondence and what all will be done, convincing the other party of its liability and make them accepting the claim, some may simply deny a claim or quite often motor insurance companies decline a claim on behalf of the insured, on unjustified reasons.

If Phase 1 couldn't bring the wanted or fairly expected results, the decision will be made taking the matter to the level of a court of law, which has rules that compels the other party to comply or risk default judgement.

We do offer a full service option in pre-litigation tasks for an affordable and very compatible capped fee, once off but our service and claim actions, are not limited and includes all we do, analysing, demanding, corresponding or conclusion of settlements agreements, even in complicated and time consuming matters. Contact us if you want to know more.



Phase 2 - the pursuit of a demanded claim in a court of law, reluctant or parties ridding on fabricated evidence, can be compelled to attend and present evidence.

In a court of law the matter will be dealt with on facts, and the proper evidence gathered in preparation of the matter in phase 1, should lead to winning the matter.

An independent Magistrate or Judge will decide the matter at the end, according to which he/she is convinced, what is the truth and determine causation and liability. The judgement will mirror the true circumstances and liabilities, taken into account for decision. Such judgement can either be appealed - which is not the rule in car accident matters, and if not so, be enforced by execution against the other party.

Going the legal route in a court of law in South Africa, can bear risks and surprises in terms of the cost of the suit, if pursuit by a local attorney. Most commonly such cost will be billed on time consumed in the matter and to the level of complexity or court level.

RAMLA do work with correspondent attorneys on the most beneficiary scheme available, effectively giving a RAMLA phase 1 client preferential conditions in legal actions taking the matter forward.

The best of the news above, will be that most of those costs can be recovered or recuperated nearly in full, once the case been won, and cost taxed by the court. Does your local attorney offer you such favourable terms?

On top of that very good news for many, RAMLA as expert and specialist in motor car accident disputes, can guide the case further, meaning there will be no risk of mandating the wrong counsel.

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RAMLA specialises on all the different forms and actions, in the process recovering material damages, caused by motor car accidents on public roads in South Africa. Therefore we build a portfolio of expertise solving all sorts of motor accident problems, throughout our in-house specialists and maintain relationships with correspondents and messengers, in support of our members and clients needs, in the challenge, enforcing full and fair accident damage compensation.

Taking the numbers and differences, between the vehicle accident cases we are confronted with, on a day to day basis, we like to emphasise that there will be little types of car accident cases we haven't dealt with, professionally.

The wide range and different types of cases do have one thing in common, when they come onto the desk of a RAMLA claim manager; and that's disputes about vehicle accident compensation, either by reluctant behaviour, denial of liability in full or partly, or in disarray with the calculation of the physical damages, which lead to the situation that expectations and settlement offers, cannot be met and solved amicably.

Sadly to say, that the outmost highest rate of disputes in motor accident damage claims are those, South African motor insurance companies are involved.

There is little you will find that's not dealt with, by our team. We know either how to get on with the matter, or if we detect in our analyses, that the evidence is week and not possible to improve, or we may detect liability our clients should accept, we even honestly advice not to enforce or go forward with a claim, which can be due to several reasons.

The RAMLA legal in-house service covers all action in pre-litigation, and further more initiating legal actions and proceedings in any relevant court of law, in jurisdiction for the particular case, in South Africa.

RAMLA's declared policy however, is sorting and solving a motor car accident recovery action, before the matter needs being heard in a court of law. The best suit in a legal action in court, will be one, not needed being pursuit at all.

Reasons not to initiate a claim process can be:

1. Lack of evidence, despite being in the right, probably due to insufficient proof, gathered at the time of the impact.

2. Analyses show that your case is week, and you do have only little chance, getting the claim processed successfully.

3. It turns out, you are indeed the liable party, despite you thought the opposite would be the case.

4. The damages to be enforced are of a smaller value, so that even relatively low RAMLA fees for proceeding your case, will be disproportional to the financial rewards you can achieve.



But clearly there are much more good reasons to get on with a claim as to drop it, just depending on the individual circumstances how to handle best.

What you probably want, is to be compensated with as little financial impact and personal work to contribute as possible and preferable in a short period of time, don't you?

So, why waiting further and looking around for any other support in your motor accident compensation claim, if you found RAMLA already. The only thing left for you, is to check if RAMLA indeed is the solution for you!

To convince you RAMLA don't offers free claim enforcement, but a free fact check to determine your position. Contact RAMLA free of charge and find out yourself.


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RAMLA's legal in-house claim service will support your car crash damage claim. That means evaluating the chances and risks, filing your claim against the liable party, negotiating on your behalf, being in control and initiating actions, and receiving reactions. RAMLA monitors and pushes the matter through all the bottlenecks, a claim for compensation car accident compensation, will have.

After taken all avenues, getting a client or member paid, out of a court of law, in pre-litigation and we need to admit, (yes, it happens that a claim fails sometimes) we need to start a legal battle in a South African court of law, and your discretion is to go on with the matter, RAMLA will proceed with further actions.



Some of our potential new clients ask, how we organise the pursuit of the legal battle in court, if we are not located or present with offices in the area of the court's jurisdiction?

The simple answer is, we do mandate a local operative correspondent attorney, performing the local tasks and litigation, as any other local attorney needs to do, once his case will not be heard in his local home court. The particular court of jurisdiction will be the instance, which needs being approached, for a claim or legal action.

RAMLA instruct and works together with mandated local attorneys and guide the complete claim. That means for you that you do not have to be active in the matter, once the documentation will be completed, provided you will not be needed in court proceedings.

RAMLA will always update a client/member in time to keep you constantly informed of the process and proceedings.

As always, if one needs legal service, it is your own responsibility to make sure that you are in good hands. In the case of a car accident compensation claim, difficult circumstances may exist, and you should be protected by experts' professional advice and claim pursuit.






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Motor Car Accident, in South Africa?
You want your car accident damages being paid for and receive your material vehicle accident damage compensation for destructions, suffered in a traffic accident on South African roads?

You are welcome to contact RAMLA to receive free advice after a free accident fact check to determine your position.

Contact RAMLA (Road Accident Management & Legal Action), tell us your Motor Vehicle Accident story, the issues of concern, the problems you detect or face and get a free check and advice how to proceed. We will check and analyse your individual case and revert to you - most of the time in short circle -.

For best results contact us by email initially, give us an idea of the incident, attach one or two pictues of the damages or relevant situation, the extend or value of the damages suffered - if already assessed -.

In case of an Insurance claim decline, supply us with a copy of the repudidation letter, of give us the reason for the rejection and name the Insurance Company.

Should you like talking to us (phone contact displayed below), do that after the initial email briefing, but keep in mind even we need some time to check about your matter first.

You are welcome to utilise such valuable absolutely free inital advice. *

 
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RAMLA can be the solution in MVA matters

Do you know that RAMLA is a specialised expert in handling and enforcing or defending all kind of MVA (motor vehicle accident) matters, pursuing motor car accident compensation claims, Insurance dispute resolutions, for its clients - effective - professional - decisive and resolute, to best and affordable fees.

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As you probably have recognised on our comprehensive web information platform, we do know what we are taking about.

We do invite anyone in South Africa, facing an MVA (motor vehicle accident) problem, to contact us for a first - free - analyse of your particular matter and get initial advice how to proceed.

As a specialist in traffic accident recovery actions, we act for clients/members in the relevant manner, but based on a paid mandate or membership, if a need of practical support arises.

We do offer a free first advice, to determinate your case and give you a direction how and what may be the way forward, in order to build confidence with a potential client.

As professional specialists, in charge of acting in motor accident damage claims in South Africa, we offer a well performing, decisive and demanding claim pursuit, at affordable fees.


  RAMLA will be your one-stop car accident claim service in South Africa

       motor car accident damage claim is complex             

When you need claim support for car accident damage compensation, in South Africa you are on the right web page.


It's so easy contacting us by email.

The effective way will be sending an email containing the nature, damage and problems detected. Once sent through to us, we will study the matter and after analysing the facts, we get back to you by email (most commonly within about 3 hours), with the result and advice,

- free of charge.

If you like to explain your problem to our claim manager on duty, you are welcome to contact us by phone for an initial briefing on cell 076 770 3179 (standard rates apply).

For best results: dont't just call, once you took notice of the opportunity!

First think what you like to get accross, best file it as email and call therafter.

For reasons to convince you not just calling immediately, please follow: how to contact RAMLA successfully.

It will be much more effective; if we do get a briefing of the matter via email, before a telephone call, so we will be prepared answering your questions.






* please note that a practical claim pursuit will not be free of charge and comes with a paid mandate, but at reasonable and affordable fees.


Car accident compensation claims for damages, may cause some headache,

in South Africa.

RAMLA can be the solution to sort out MVA problems.

Not everything in a compensation action goes smooth and the way wanted, as we are confronted with numerous possible challenges.

RAMLA is a specialised expert in material car accident damage claims,

demanding, enforcing compensation actions, supporting disputes with Motor Insurance Companies or its agents, work in Ombudsman's review cases, or defend a motorist against unreasonable or inflated compensation claims.

Contact RAMLA to analyse your case, and get a free opinion where you stand and what to do next. You can contact RAMLA 7/24 and receive a response soon.


It's so easy, just e mail your story and attach what you got to make the RAMLA claim manager understand your problem.

Just draft a brief report of what had happen and send it (use this mail link) to RAMLA for free analyses and you will receive a reply soon.


Contact us now and let us know how we can help you?


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email us your story and details to ramla@ramla.co.za for a free first analyse and advice.

RAMLA offers full legal support to solve car accident claim, a comprehensive claim preparation and action to enforce compensation, all the way up to a court case.





If you are involved in a motor car crash and look for support to recover your damages, there is no doubt, that a legal layman will hardly be successful in handling a legal claim.

If one relies on just bad, unqualified or incorrect advice, it is evident that you will suffer losses, in compensation, cost, time and more. If you are trapped in the worst case and mandate an ordinary attorney with little favour and/or experience in car accident damage claims, but still likes a good pay, unfortunately you have been hit hard - two times.

RAMLA will advise, support and pursue your motor vehicle damage claim, professional and to outmost favourable economic conditions, so that you do not need to fear any avoidable disadvantage to be compensated full and fair, to get your damaged car repaired back to standard.

Submit your accident documentation for initial review by RAMLA claim service, and receive comments and recommendations, absolutely free.





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Nationwide RAMLA Claim Service
SMS your problem to RAMLA Cell

076 770 3179     or best send an
e-mail contact@ramla.co.za





 
RAMLA - Road Accident Management and Legal Action - is one of South Africa's most experienced and decisive advocates to sort out legal disputes with parties, Insurance companies or act in defence of clients confronted with unreasonable or inflated claims.

Car accident issues that matters most:





We are legal specialist in motor car accident damage recovery matters and offer our services to those suffering damages or in need to defend unreasonable or inflated claims.

Taking on disputes with motor insurance companies, engage in unfair declines or apportionment of damages, take matter on review to the Ombudsman, or even get matters to be judged in a court of law, should all fail to find a solution before the escalation to a court of law is inevitable.

RAMLA can get you through the trouble, for just some affordable fees, commonly just equal or lower then towing/storage cost may be.

We are one of the most experienced, decisive advocates, when it comes to car accident problems - issues of compensation or defence against unreasonable or inflated claims, bad repair practice and much more.

We work only on those motor car accident matters.

Check us out, so you do know if we can uphold we say, free of charge.




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How going forward once there is a claim or dispute or other challenges?

Well, once someone checks a web site as this one RAMLA presents, there will be some sort of a problem.

It may either be that there is no response from the liable party's Insurer or a repudiation, apportioning or any other decline, such as to violation of terms and conditions.

Lot of those issues may not be according to valid law, and just a reaction of someone in charge don't care, not having the necessary skills or just follow a strategy to get rid of valid claims, should not be accepted.

RAMLA as a specialised legal expert can solve such problems, just for a fraction in fees what you may miss out, if you don't have the right support. It should not be the correct way and get a claimant just been brushed away, isn't it?

Just take the time and contact, tell us about the matter and let us take care of it.





 

Defence against unreasonable or inflated claims?

RAMLA can help you most effectively to get a claim dropped or eased.

The results defending someone against whatever claim, if it isn't as clear what the implications are and what evidence the other party/Insurance do have, are very good to stand through, even if a summons may be served.

The party alleges or accuses is forced to proof the claim and not the demanded party.

Many Insurance recovery claims fall short of such reliable evidence and therefore can be repudiated, even if it comes from attorneys or recovery agents.









 

However we do handle every substantial MVA claim,

against whatever party, Insurance, reluctant party or company successfully, given the merits of the issue are clear and stand a challenge.

Should it not be so in the first place, we do all we can to improve such merits to get the matter being a strong case.









 

Chances of success, if there is a strong case, and any other winning guarantees?

Those are questions we hear frequently, before a new client is prepared to accept some fees.

But telling the truth, chances of success are entirely based on facts and evidence in every particular case and there cannot be any guarantee being better as proof and evidence.









 

You want to visit a local RAMLA office in your area and have a chat with one of our experts?

We are very sorry telling you, that we have chosen a different way of performing our business. In order to hold overhead costs low, and not compromise on expertise, we have decided to act from one central, but not public office in the Western Cape.

In order to hold fees low and offer very competitive rates compared with other legal services, we decided to concentrate intelligence and contain costs in this manner.

Anyone who likes to visit his/her adviser or attorney should not choose RAMLA as a favourite as we cannot honour just that.

But we can deliver the way we operate effectively wherever you are in South Africa and with whom ever we have to deal, effectively, decisive and affordable.









 

What about fees, must they be paid upfront or can it be deducted from recoveries?

Let me answer the question in short.

Yes, all fees need to be paid up before we take action.

Why is that so?

Our fees are as competitive low, that we cannot enforce any such fees economically, if someone just take our services and thereafter give us hassles to pay.

Any local attorney will do the same, as asking for a deposit, commonly far higher than our entire fees are, upfront.

In general those deposits are offset against fee notes and further deposits requested in due course.

We dont do that. We deliver services not billed on time issues, but on performance phases, which gives cost certainty and the assurance to be taken care of the full matter.

Contact us to get more detailed information.









 

Any doubts about our capabilities or performance as this offer is an anonymous one on the web?

Well I must accept such doubts and can only point out and rely on the many we served before and who may be contactable for reference.

Check out what we display on our comprehensive web pages, which will back up our knowledge and experience without a doubt.

Anyhow we will never accept a mandate before we have had a first free analyse of your particular matter and if you aren't satisfied with our reply, simply don't go on with us, despite it may be detrimental to you.

We value a fair and open informative strategy that will please most of those with an open mind to new technologies as email etc.

But we can only do what we offer and if you aren't happy with such offer, just get into contact with your local lawyer.









 

Should you have been through all the before . . .

and still think we can be the one to solve your motor vehicle accident compensation problem in South Africa, just get in contact with us.

You're welcome to be served perfectly.

Kind Regards Your RAMLA team













Nationwide Claim Service

SMS RAMLA to 076 770 3179
and let us know the problem, or much better send an e-mail to:

ramla@ramla.co.za







 
In order navigating the comprehensive RAMLA information platform, check out the keyword or FAQ section to find what you are looking for or just send us and email to tell us the problem you face





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Involved in a car accident in South Africa and like to know what to do?

When it comes to a legal action in a court of law, the details are important.

RAMLA do know what is of importance and guide matters to success.












RAMLA Expert Partnership


Become a local partner of our Nationwide Network of experts in adjacent industries, such as:

Legal profession

Panel beater or auto
     body repair workshops


Independent vehicle
     damage assessors


enhancing mutual business at no cost to either side.

Please follow the link to the industry above to learn more about the offer.




SMS "network" your name and industry, place of business to 076 770 3179
and we call you, or send to
e-mail info@ramla.co.za




































Towing industry . . .
     partner with RAMLA?


When towing any vehicle to safety, after a traffic accident, it will be the ideal time/opportunity to promote RAMLA highly experienced and economical outstanding claim service, to enable the party suffered damages to claim or defend for material motor car accident compensation, and take part in the RAMLA rewards program.

 

Towing and or storage of a damaged car on a yard can come with bad surprise

Can a party in need of towing trust all companies, if matters coming towing the car to be stored in a yard with costs?

There is a good portion of suspicious thinking necessary.

A serious warning is therefore adequate.

Don't trust any promises of a hassle free pursuit. Make sure you do know about costs and risks.

Many have lost the salvage value of the car stored, just set off against towing and storage costs, as they did trust and not be as sceptically as needed.

We don't think to trust towing guys anymore, as we haven't made any fair connections yet.

On the contrary we need warning parties involved in car accidents, to not trust any of those promising rescue offers to give you a hassle free support.

Do not trust any promises as the other parties insurance company will take care of costs, as that is a total different matter and will only be true, if and in time the Insurer will accept claims, which isn't the regular occurrence.

Some of those towing companies, store your damaged vehicle on an open yard, not insured or safeguarded and despite charge storage fees in the range of International Airport parking rates, being of R 300 a day and more.

They do refuse to release the car, unless all is paid, which is illegal.

Such may end up paying for overcharged towing and storage what the wreck may be worth and they may suggest just leave the wreck for the open account.

Don't fall to such illegal and unethical behaviour.








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