Many of us have been involved in motor vehicle accidents or know of family members and friends who have been victims of road accidents. In South Africa, the government has created a compensation scheme called the Road Accident Fund (RAF) to compensate victims of road accidents on South Africa’s roads who have suffered injuries and lost income and have had their earning capacity compromised.

The victims include, drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians or if a breadwinner in a family has been killed in a road accident, the family are entitled to claim for loss of support and funeral expenses from the Road Accident Fund.

A claim against the Road Accident Fund must be instituted within 3 years from the date of the accident. Therefore, the earlier you contact us the better your chances of lodging a successful claim against the Road Accident Fund.