Injured in an accident Muscovite has lost a court with «Yandex.Taxi»

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotoreceptori Yandex.Taxi. Archival photoInjured in an accident Muscovite has lost a court with «Yandex.Taxi»© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Tushinsky court of Moscow has refused the claim of the victim in road accident the passenger «Yandex.Taxi» Elena Graschenkova, which requires to recover from the company 60 million rubles, said RIA Novosti.

«The court has refused the claim to «Yandex.Taxi» to satisfy partially the claim to the insurance company (she was a co-defendant in the case — ed.) ordered to pay up to 500 thousand. Previously, they paid me only 75 thousand,» — she said.

Graschenkova also added that the court ordered the insurance company to pay a tenth of the costs of the proceedings — 50 thousand rubles. She said that he was going to appeal the decision of the Tushino court in Moscow city court.

As stated in the statement of claim, the accident occurred in Saint-Petersburg on 30 June 2016 at-fault driver «Yandex.Taxi» violating the rules of the road. The accident Graschenkova received injuries which «qualify as grievous bodily harm on the basis of long permanent loss of work capacity», she had surgery and is still undergoing treatment in different medical institutions.

The amount of the claim includes 726,7 thousand rubles of material damage (including 550,4 thousand of treatment costs) and 59.3 million rubles for moral damage. The statement clarifies that the total costs of the victim for treatment amounted to 625,6 thousand rubles, of which of 75.25 thousand she got from the insurance company JSC «liberty Insurance».

The driver of the taxi on August 3, 2017, was issued a guilty verdict in the case of an accident. He was found guilty in violation of traffic rules, entailed on imprudence causing of heavy harm to human health, said in a lawsuit.

In a press-service «Yandex.Taxi» noted that the service is the only software that connects users with taxi companies and dispatch services, performing the carriage.

«We regret that Elena was in such a situation, but under current law the one who performs the carriage of goods, is responsible for its quality and safety. Consider a software developer freighter — it would be like to lay on the kiosk selling Newspapers responsible for what is written in the Newspapers that he is selling,» said RIA Novosti press-Secretary of «Yandex.Taxi» Vladimir Isaev.