Party claiming compensation for the accident done by their mistake


The couple in bike crossed the road and came opposite wrong way and hit my bike. She got permanent loss(a finger cut) now asking for compensation which is not affordable by me. Its their mistake coming in wrong way and not using brake and hit my bike. What should I do now?

Answers (3)


100 votes

it is a case to be proved by trial in the concerned criminal court but if your bike is insured against third party claims, the insurance company will bear the compensation if claimed by the victim and normally a lenient view will be taken by the court in awarding compensation to the victim.


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304 votes

Whether your bike was insured at the time of accident? If so, then it'll be the insurance company who'll be paying the compensation awarded, if any. You can raise the question of victim coming in the wrong way in court and it'll result in reduction of compensation.

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Hello, if a case has been filed against you, kindly approach a lawyer with all the documents and contest the case and prove that there is no negligent on your part and that the accident had occurred only on account of negligent on their part. it is for the court of law to decide the case and that whether to award compensation and the amount of compensation.

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