Safety First Is Safety Always on Dubai Roads
“Accidents, and particularly street and highway accidents, do not happen – they are caused.” by Ernest Greenwood
What is more, 1.783 car accidents were registered from January till August, as stated by the director of the General Department of Traffic, Col Jamal Al Bannai. The most common from the mentioned accidents were related to car crashes, run-over accidents and car flipping-over incidents. More than half of the deaths, caused by these accidents, happened because of car crashes.
What to Do after a Car Accident UAE
Nobody is guaranteed against car accidents. When you are caught in a car accident UAE, be aware to take several important legal steps in this concern. However, before we proceed with our discussion, let us draw a parallel between minor and major car accidents Dubai.
In case of minor car accidents Dubai, the police will ask you to move your car to a safer side of the road so that not to obstruct the traffic and create problems for the other vehicles on the road. If you do not obey the rule, you will be fined. After you clarify the case with the other party and find out who is to blame, you will be told to drive to the nearest police station in order to complete an appropriate form.
In case of major car accident Dubai, the police will give you a green copy of the case report if you are found to be innocent. Otherwise, if you are found at fault, the police will give you a pink copy of the case report. According to the latter, you will be asked to pay for an excess. This is the amount to be paid with regard to the road accident compensation claim.
At the same time, you should take into consideration the following important facts. You should find out whether your Dubai insurance company provides roadside assistance services or not. In case the company provides the mentioned services, repairing your car and taking it to a workshop (if the condition of the car admits) will be under the company’s responsibility. If you cannot apply for a car repair, your car will be repaired at the workshop on the insurance company’s panel. Hence, choosing the right Dubai insurance company is of utmost significance when facing the problem of what to do after a car accident UAE.
How to Claim
Everyone has his or her right to compensation when injured in an accident. There are cases when you should file a legal case with regard to your compensation claim. Claims concerning a car accident UAE vary from case to case. This refers also to the amount to be paid in this regard. The compensation should be quite reasonable and dependent on the facts associated with the given car accident case. In case of a death as a result of the given car accident UAE, you should be aware how to claim blood money. The latter is regarded to be a 200.000 AED fine to be charged, no matter the death was caused by accident or intentionally. Apart from the blood- money claim, you should be well informed about all other kinds of compensation claims so to take wiser steps with regard to your case concerning a car accident Dubai.
To get a better understanding of your legal rights, claim rights, and all the issues concerning insurance policies provided Dubai insurance companies in UAE, you should consult with the right professional in the field if you are concerned with what to do after a car accident UAE.
DISCLAIMER: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this publication, it is not intended to provide legal advice as individual situations will differ and should be discussed with an expert and/or lawyer. For specific or legal advice on the information provided and related topics, please contact us.
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