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Liability In An Accident

Question

If an accident occurs, what is the Shariah procedure which has to be followed regarding the expenses?

Answer

As far as a car accident is concerned, the ruling will be according to the incident. Whichever driver is negligent in that particular accident will be considered responsible for paying for any damages caused, whether it be damage to the the opposite party’s vehicle or injuries to that person due to one’s negligence. 

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

لو اتلف احد مال الآخر او نقص قيمته تسببا يعني لو كان فعله سببا مفضيا لتلف مال او نقصان قيمته يكون ضامنا
(المجلة ص ١٧٩) 

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