Contributory Negligence For A Rear End Shunt

One como compro viagra. of the most commonly occurring types of road traffic accident is where a car driver fails to brake in time and his car crashes into the rear of the car in front.Ai?? The car driver that failed to apply his brakes in time is usually held to be 100% liable for the car crash.

At the end of last year the Court of Appeal considered a car accident compensation claim in which a car driver was claiming compensation from the driver of a van that crashed into the rear of his car whilst they were both travelling on a dual carriageway.Ai?? The speed limit for dual carriageways is 70mph however the car and van were travelling at about 40mph.Ai?? Suddenly and without any warning the car driver braked sharply and the van driver failed to react in time resulting in the van crashing into the rear of the car.Ai?? The car driver provided no compra cytotec, american viagra for women. explanation for why he braked sharply.

The Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945 allows a judge to apportion liability for an accident between the person making a claim and the person defending the claim instead of one party being 100% responsible.Ai?? The Court of Appeal decided that contributory negligence was appropriate on the facts of the road traffic accident, and held that the car driver was 40% contributory negligent.Ai?? The van driver was held to be 60% contributory negligent because he had been travelling too close behind the car so that he had not been able to take any evasive action when he realized that the car was braking.Ai?? The practical effect of the finding of contributory negligence was that the total award of compensation for the car driver was reduced by 40%.

Court of Appeal case:Ai?? Ali v Dai??i??Brass