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  • 16/01/2020
  • 26/03/2020

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.

  • 16/12/2019
  • 26/03/2020

CALI's tentative payout

If a traffic accident victim experiences financial difficulties, he/she can claim tentative payout to CALI. After checking the submitted document, CALI tentatively pays a limited amount even before the total compensation amount is not confirmed.

  • 28/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

CALI's price and Shaken

In Japan, there are two legal obligations when owning cars. The one is to purchase Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance (CALI) and to pass Motor-vehicle Inspection (Sha-ken) every two years. You can find CALI's generic price in this article.

  • 15/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

Applying for payout from CALI

If you become a traffic accident victim in Japan, we recommend to make self application for payout from CALI. The reason is self application is quicker to get part of compensation money.

  • 11/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

How does car insurance work in Japan?

We explain an overview of how the average Japanese people compensate for car accident victims by using automobile insurance. In most of the cases, at-fault drivers compensate for victim's damages by using both Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance (CALI) and voluntary insurance.

  • 02/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

Merits of claiming special compensation by yourself

CALI's compensation drastically increases if you are left with residual disability in a traffic accident. In most of the cases, at-fault driver's insurance companies apply for CALI's compensation for residual disability on behalf of you. However, it's better to apply for it by victims themselves so that they can increase the possibility to get higher compensation.