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January 6, 2021

Three Judges will hear the case deemed the most important yet, dealing with the non-payment of claims by the Road Accident Fund as well as the plight of the cash-strapped entity. The full article can be read here

Three Judges will hear the case deemed the most important yet, dealing with the non-payment of claims by the Road Accident Fund as well as the […]
November 6, 2020

The merits implications of being a passenger, pedestrian or a driver in a motor vehicle accident claim

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) classifies claimants under different categories being drivers, passengers and pedestrians, this is not exhaustive but is what will be focused on […]
October 27, 2020

NAIDOO v ROAD ACCIDENT FUND

Summary In this matter the Plaintiff sued the Road Accident Fund for damages following the bodily injuries he suffered as a result of a motor vehicle […]
October 19, 2020

FEKENISI v MEC FIR HEALTH, EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

Summary The Plaintiff, a 65 year old women sued MEC for Health in the Eastern Cape for medical negligence due to the conduct of the medical […]
October 7, 2020

In the case of Cloete v Van Meyeren, the Plaintiff instituted action against the Defendant claiming R2 341 000.00 in damages arising from an attack upon him by three pitbull-type dogs

The Defendant initially placed an issue whether his dogs were those that attacked Plaintiff, pleading that his dogs were kept behind locked gates, their access to […]
March 30, 2016

Six injured in JHB train accident

JOHANNESBURG – There has been a train accident in Doornfontein, east of Johannesburg.
March 30, 2016

Afro 4000 train derails in Northern Cape, several injured

A Prasa Afro 4000 train travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town derailed just before midnight as it passed through Kimberley, close to Modder River, in the […]
March 30, 2016

Train did not experience system failure – Prasa

Johannesburg – A Johannesburg train, from which panicked commuters jumped from, did not experience a system failure in its brake system, the Passenger Rail Agency of […]
March 30, 2016

Rail Regulator Mulls Prasa Safety Standards

THE Rail Safety Regulator, an agency better known for investigating train derailments and crashes than issuing operating permits to operators, has been thrust into the spotlight […]