Food delivery scooters and road accidents – can you claim from the RAF?

Road accidents involving food delivery drivers are far more common than you can imagine, with most cases reported to have resulted in serious injuries and death. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, with most people choosing to stay indoors, the food delivery industry expanded and presented more opportunities for players in the industry. It also created job […]

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Rule 42(1)(b): Ambiguities, Errors and Omissions in Court Orders or Judgments

There are instances where a court order or judgment contains mistakes, ambiguities, or omissions which the court must correct or clarify to the litigants. Often, the purpose of such clarification/correction is to ensure that the proper and true intended purpose of the order or judgment is given effect to and to ensure that such order […]

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Third Party Claim Prescribes After the Sheriff Refuses to Serve a Summons

Author: Mpumelelo Ndlela The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Motloung and Another v The Sheriff, Pretoria East and Others (Case no 1394/18) {2020} ZASCA (“Motloung”), discouraged the conduct of the sheriff in Pretoria East (“the respondent”) for refusing to serve a high court summons, resulting in the prescription of the Appellant’s third party claim […]

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