Personal Injury Law - if you have suffered injury, loss or damage as a result of someone else's action or failure to act, you can claim damages or compensation from that person. A third party claim (also referred to as a Motor Vehicle Accident claim) is a claim against the Road Accident fund (RAF), which was established to pay compensation to you if you suffer injuries and losses as a result of negligent driving of a motor vehicle.
Because of their experience in complex, cross-border and class action litigation and reputation for embracing important causes, American-licensed Motley Rice LLC attorneys are consulting with Richard Spoor to advise him and provide resources for this important litigation.
Interest earned on money gets added to the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund For the 12 months ended 31 December 2017, 891 claims totaling R309m were lodged with Law Firm the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund During this period the Fund settled claims to the value of R103m which includes claims that were lodged in prior years.
The firm was founded in 1995 by Anthony Chapman who holds the qualifications BSc (Chem) (Natal); LLB (Natal); H dip Tax Law (Wits); H dip Co Law (Wits); FCILS (Austria) and who is the South African member of AEA Lawyers International, the largest association of lawyers in the world.
As the leading insurance and legal liability practice in South Africa, we advise domestic and international clients across all lines of insurance and reinsurance, including aviation, construction and engineering, financial institutions and D&, industrials and power, marine, healthcare, mining, personal injury, product liability, professional negligence, property, public liability and renewable energy.
Cape Town - Emotions ran high when the sheriff of the Gauteng South High Court in Johannesburg visited the home of fugitive lawyer Ronald Bobroff on Thursday, with his 70-year-old wife telling officials to take all her furniture but to leave her a chair to sit on.
If a person has suffered damage to their property (to the vehicle or things inside the vehicle) as a result of a motor vehicle accident, must claim from the driver whose negligence caused the accident or from the driver's private insurance (or from the driver's insurance if he was insured - research has shown that only about half the vehicles on our roads are insured).
These legal services are vital for those who present claims which assert that they have been injured - physically, psychologically, in terms of rights and reputation or in terms of property - as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity otherwise.
Consult with an attorney if you feel you may have a claim against the Department, as they can make a realistic assessment of the nature and size of your possible claim, remembering that judges are hard on lawyers who bring exorbitant sized claims to court.
In the application by Bobroff & Partners to the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal the De la Guerre matter, Bobroff says the fee agreement that his firm entered into with De la Guerre is a common law contingency fee agreement, and its enforceability depends on the constitutional validity of the Contingency Fees Act.
I have no doubt that over time our Courts will develop a distinctively South African model of separation of powers, one that fits the particular system of government provided for in the Constitution and that reflects a delicate balancing, informed both by South Africa's history and its new dispensation, between the need, on the one hand, to control government by separating powers and enforcing checks and balances and, on the other, to avoid diffusing power so completely that the government is unable to take timely measures in the public interest.