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Jibaiseki claim documents

All the necessary documents when claiming compensation of Jibaiseki are shown in this page. Together with these necessary documents and the original receipt, claim compensation of Jibaiseki the perpetrator has.

  • 17/04/2020
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Lost productive years

Lost productive years are the term your income decreases due to the residual disability left by a traffic accident. For the determination of the amount of compensation, it's needed to expect how many years your income will decrease due to the residual disability. The lost productive years often become a problem in compensation for traffic accident victims, because there is no definite standard for the determination.

  • 14/04/2020
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When insurance companies or traffic accident victims claim payout of CALI (Jibaiseki), GIROJ investigates the situation of the traffic accident and the amount of damage the victim suffered. It was state-owned before 2002, but it’s privatized now.

  • 11/04/2020
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PTSD and a traffic accident

When you suffer PTSD due to a traffic accident, the at-fault party has to compensate for it. Since the Japanese court hasn't established standard for victims with PTSD yet, compensation depends on each case.

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General Flow

A process of traffic accident starts at an accident scene and ends when all the damages and losses are determined in a settlement. There are five steps until the case settles. We explain them in detail.

  • 16/01/2020
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Percentage of Negligence in CALI

The total amount of compensation depends on the Percentage of Negligence in a traffic accident. That means, if the car accident victim is 30% negligent in the accident, the amount of compensation he/she legally deserves will be 30% off to all the amount. However, when it comes to CALI's payout, a car accident victim can receive a total of the payout even if he/she is 30% negligent in the accident. In this article, we take a closer look at how the percentage of negligence works in CALI.

  • 04/01/2020
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Compensation for whiplash

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries in traffic accidents. Subjective symptoms vary widely like headaches, pain in neck and tinnitus, but they are difficult to prove because they lack objective symptoms. That means special consideration is necessary when applying for residual disability.

  • 30/12/2019
  • 30/12/2019

Extinctive prescription of claiming compensation

A traffic accident victim has a legal right to claim compensation to an at-fault party. The extinctive prescription for claiming compensation is three years. Requesting payout of insurance also has three years of extinctive prescription. Both are supported by the Japanese law: Civil Code and Insurance Act.