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jp.rudd@adams.africa
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Jean-Paul Rudd

About me

Jean-Paul Rudd is a partner in our personal injury and insurance departments. He specialises in civil litigation with special emphasis on personal injury related matters, which includes Road Accident Fund, medical negligence, slip and fall and wrongful arrest claims, professional indemnity matters, and insurance related matters.

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  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Insurance
  • Commercial

Academic Record

  • LLB (Cum Laude) – University of the Free State | 2007

Qualifications

  • Admitted Attorney | 2010

Credentials

  • Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
  • Pretoria Attorneys Association (PAA) – Member

Jean-Paul Rudd News & Podcasts

In the Spotlight: JSE Censure Decision Under Scrutiny

On 5 September 2023, a noteworthy legal judgement emerged from the Gauteng Division of the High Cour...

The Ticking Clock of Justice: Understanding Prescription in Medical Malpractice Claims

Prescription refers to the extinguishment of a legal claim or the loss of a right to take legal acti...

Navigating Risks and Seizing Opportunities: The Transition to a Green Economy

The global business community is undergoing a transition towards a green economy driven by a shared ...

The Tshela Health Care Case: Challenging the Notion of Immunity for Principals in Medical Malpractice Cases

It is trite law that a principal cannot be held civilly liable for the wrongs committed by an indepe...

Court Upholds Exceptions: Auditor and Compliance Officer Cleared in Lawsuit Instituted Against Intermediary and Statutory Officers.

A few years ago, several well-known short-term insurance companies took legal action against an inte...

Insurance and Compliance: The Importance of Certificates of Compliance for Solar Systems and Inverters in South Africa

Insurance policies often contain a standard clause requiring policyholders to comply with the laws o...

The Cybersecurity Challenge: How Businesses Can Safeguard Themselves Against the Evolving Threats of Cybercrime.

Businesses across the spectrum are increasingly making use of the services of technology to manage t...

Shield Yourself: The Vital Role of Professional Indemnity Insurance in Today's Litigious Landscape

Litigation in South Africa has risen tremendously over the years with more and more individuals and ...

NON-DISCLOSURE: A CALL ON THE LEGISLATURE TO COME TO THE AID OF POLICYHOLDERS.

Non-disclosures by policyholders are rife within the long-term insurance industry. A non-disclosure ...

Policyholders who fail to perform regular maintenance risk their insurance claims being rejected Author JP Rudd

Insurance policies often contain clauses requiring policyholders to take reasonable steps to maintai...

Ombud holds insurer liable to pay on equitable grounds

The Ombudsman for Short Term insurance has ruled that an adventure resort’s insurer is liable to i...

Insurer held liable to pay farm owner millions in damages following fire outbreak

During May 2015, a fire broke out on farm owned by Normandien Farms (Pty) Ltd (“Normandien”), ca...

Claiming consequential loss from your insurer

Many insured consumers may be in for a nasty surprise for wrongly believing that they enjoy blanket ...

INSURER FAILS IN ITS BID TO SET ASIDE ORDER GRANTED IN ITS ABSENTIA

A large insurance company’s application to rescind a court order, granted by default, was dismisse...

The Devil is in the details of an Insurance contract

A few media houses have recently reported that Mr. Erlo Goshai, a Cape Town motorist, has warned mot...

Negligence vs Recklessness

Consumers procure insurance for many reasons. One of the reasons is to protect themselves from their...

Has your insurance claim been rejected? Your broker may just be liable

Thousands of consumers make use of the services of a broker, to procure insurance from an insurance ...

A Practical Rundown of why Terms and Conditions in Insurance Policies Matter

Insurance provides cover for losses arising from insured events which may happen in the future. Agai...

Who Is Liable for a Dog Bite Injury

Dog bites incidents are a frequent occurrence in society. Sadly, many people have been bitten by dog...

Business Insurance Repudiation - Free Consultation

The events of the past two years, from the COVID-19 pandemic to the recent riots, have underlined th...

Who Will Foot the Bill for COVID-19 Vaccine Complications?

The wait is finally over! South Africa’s vaccination roll-out plan is expected to go into overdriv...

Careful! An Unreasonable Exception Can Cost You Dearly

When it comes to personal injury litigation, one of the most common tactics used by defendants is to...

Rugby League star's family to receive compensation following his wrongful death in hospital

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay ...

Botched medical procedure? Here's what to do.

Unfortunately incidents where it can be shown that medical professionals have neglected their legal ...