i borrowed my best friend's motorbike.wh...

Asked by AndrewM on 01-04-2020 15:10:19
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Mpumalanga
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i borrowed my best friend's motorbike.while i was in the shop, the bike was stolen from the parking lt. my friend is now taking me to court to claim money from me to buy a new motorbike.

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 02-04-2020 10:54:35

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Yip, that can happen. Basically, when you borrowed the bike, you agreed to ensure that it was safe and you promised to return it to your friend.

You didn't return it, so you caused your friend to suffer a loss. 

But doesn't your friend have insurance on the bike? Maybe you could pay the excess for him?

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