May

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 […]
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). […]