THE LAUNCH OF THE LEGAL SERVICES OMBUD IN SOUTH AFRICA

Most South Africans are not aware of the different platforms available to them in situations when they are aggrieved by the conduct of a legal practitioner. Some of these platforms are more expensive than others, depending on various factors which differ from case to case. One of the most recently introduced platforms is the Legal […]

Commercial LitigationLitigationMzwakhe Poswa

Does the Road Accident Fund Pay for Future Hospital and Medical Expenses

When lodging a claim with the Road Accident Fund (“RAF”), road accident victims (“claimants”) may claim compensation under different heads of damages, i.e. past loss of earnings, future loss of earnings/earning capacity, general damages, past hospital and medical expenses, future hospital and medical expenses, as well as loss of support claims. In some people’s minds, […]

Commercial LitigationLitigationMzwakhe PoswaRoad Accident Fund