October

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 […]
October 27, 2016

Road Accident Fund adjust statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support

Road Accident Board Notice No.7 of 2016 which was published in the Government Gazette on the 29th of January 2016.  In it the Road Accident Fund adjusted […]
October 27, 2016

Train kills woman

Woman killed by train on Tuesday night A woman believed to be in her 30s died during the night of Tuesday (28 June) after she was hit […]
October 27, 2016

Mystery surrounds Cape Town man’s fall from moving train

Cape Town – Mystery surrounds the fall of a man from a moving train in Brackenfell as no witnesses have come forward to confirm he was […]
October 27, 2016

At least 130 injured in Durban train collision

JOHANNESBURG – At least 130 people have been injured after two passenger trains collided in Lamontville, south of Durban today.   Paramedics say passengers were found […]