Question posted in the General Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal
I was involved in a minor traffic collision in June 2020. I collided with a taxi trying to avoid another taxi. Neither of us is insured. Both the taxi driver and myself exchanged details ie: ID number, address, telephone number and place of work address and telephone number, and I requested that he send me quotations for the damage done to his vehicle. Until the present date the taxi driver has not produced a quotation (05 February 2021). He has now approached me threatening me that he is going to sue me in his personal capacity for the damages. Is there a time frame that this process is allowed as the incident happened 9 months ago? Just as an after thought, one week after the accident the taxi had already been repaired. Where do I stand with this situation?
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Do you have insurance on your vehicle? Who was at fault for the accident? Surely if the taxi was trying to avoid another taxi, and swerved, maybe he was 100% / 50% at fault?
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