Case No: 850/2008

THIS IS A SAFLII REPORTED CASE:

IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

FREE STATE DIVISION BLOEMFONTEIN

Case No: 850/2008

In the matter between:

CORNELIA CARILINA PIENAAR Plaintiff

ROAD ACCIDENT FUND Defendant

JUDGMENT BY: RAMPAI, AJP

HEARD ON: 13 AUGUST 2014

DELIVERED ON: 5 FEBRUARY 2015

The plaintiff was involved in the road accident which took place in Bloemfontein on the 4 April 2003. The precise scene of the accident was at a traffic intersection formed by Fouché Street and the said avenue, which is one of the main traffic arteries in the city. At the time of the accident Mrs CC Pienaar was the driver of a motor car with registration number NXL811GP and a certain Mr F. A Greyling the rider of a motorbike with registration number BTS581FS.

As a result of the collision, the plaintiff sustained certain bodily injuries, among others, fractured skull and a whiplash.

To sum up the final position is as follows:
1. Past medical expenses = R38 153.00
2. Past loss of earnings = R 0
3. Future loss of earnings = R 2 628 969.00
4. General damages = R 250 000.00
Total R 2 917 122.00

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