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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 […]
May 28, 2020

Mahlangu and another v Minister of Police (1393/2018) [2020] ZASCA 44 (21 April 2020)

The parties successfully sued the Minister of Police for Unlawful arrest in the High Court, however they appealed the case on the basis of the damages […]
May 22, 2020

BUSINESSES FACING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Considering the state of South Africa’s pre-pandemic economy, COVID-19 and the concomitant lock-down could arguably not have come at a worse time for businesses and individuals […]
May 22, 2020

Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohamed and others v The President of the Republic of South Africa and others

In the case of Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohamed and others v The President of the Republic of South Africa and others, there was an urgent application […]
May 22, 2020

Mahlangu and another v Minister of Police (1393/2018) [2020] ZASCA 44 (21 April 2020)

Summary This matter concerned the unlawful arrest of one Mr Mahlangu and his co-accused Mr Mtsweni (hereinafter referred to as the First & Second appellant respectively). […]
April 12, 2016

Perseverance wins against RAF obstinacy

Mr. J.A, 34 year old pedestrian suffered a femur injury. The Road Accident Fund (RAF) repudiates his claim refusing to pay anything alleging the incident was […]
April 12, 2016

Injured child given hope for brighter future

Master C.G was a young child when he was struck down by a motor vehicle and suffered a head injury. The injured claimant was the middle […]
April 12, 2016

From homeless to home owner with a bright future

Ms. O.S was a 16 year old pedestrian.  The eldest daughter with promising younger sibling.  She was living in an informal settlement with no prospects of […]
April 12, 2016

Attorney delays for 12 years and client gives up until we take over the mandate

Mr. P.M a 30 year old pedestrian had a brain and orthopaedic injury. He had a bright future before a speeding vehicle turned his life upside […]