You know Ecuador it is not the perfect place to drive a car, you have to be SO aware. The chance to have a transit accident is high especially if you are not 100% alert.
Let’s say, you are walking down the street and are hit by car. Did you know that it is mandatory by the law, that public and PRIVATE hospitals attend to the victims?
This is because Ecuadorian law indicates that all vehicles that circulate in the country have a Public System for the Payment of Traffic Accidents (SPPAT), which protects all citizens economically, whether drivers, passengers or pedestrians who suffer injuries or unfortunately die in a traffic accident caused by the circulation of a motor vehicle on Ecuadorian territory.
“The Public Service for the Payment of Traffic Accidents (SPPAT) guarantees citizens their right to receive an immediate and quality health service throughout Ecuador.
An affected citizen has the right to the following:
- Transportation and mobilization expenses for victims of up to USD 200.00 per person.
- Medical expenses up to USD 3,000.00 per person.
- Payment for permanent, total or partial disability, for an amount of up to USD 5,000.00 per person.
- Payment for …