In several decisions the Greek courts have refused to attribute co liability ( therefore reducing the compensation to be paid) to the motorcycle passenger who rode without wearing a helmet. It must be proven that there was substantial connection of the death or the injury with the fact of not wearing a helmet. Especially in the case of death, usually it turns out that it took place even if the victim would have worn a helmet because of the violent impact and the serious injuries caused outside the cranium-cerebral.
The expert coroner's contribution is decisive.
One can refer to the following decisions:Decision 940/2008 Ministry of Transport D 2009/222, Court of Appeals. Lamia. 32/2013 Ministry of Transport 2013/457, Court of Appeals. Ath. 1159/2009 Ministry of Transport 2009/75