Bodily Harm / Assault

Bodily Harm / Assault

Bodily Harm / Assault An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm. Bodily Harm / Assault It is both a crime and a tort and, therefore, may result in either criminal and/or civil liability. Bodily...
RAF

RAF

The Road Accident Fund The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is an Insurance Company created by the Road Accident Fund Act, and is run by the Minister of Transport for and on behalf of the Government of South Africa. It receives money from the fuel levy, which Government...
Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident which was the fault of the other party and suffered injury? You have the right to claim compensation from the Road Accident Fund. Motor Vehicle Accidents Road injuries resulted in 1.4 million...
Personal Liability / 3rd Party Claims

Personal Liability / 3rd Party Claims

Personal Liability / 3rd Party Claims The rights of the third party are limited to its claim against the person who caused the damage and do not extend to the insurer of the latter party. Personal Liability / 3rd Party Claims The fact of a person, rather than a...
Unlawful Arrest / Detention without trial

Unlawful Arrest / Detention without trial

Unlawful Arrest / Detention without trial If you are arrested or detained without justifiable cause, you may have a claim for damages against the South African Police Services. Unlawful Arrest / Detention without trial Indefinite detention is the incarceration of an...
Police Assault

Police Assault

Police Assault If you’ve been injured due to the use of unreasonable force by the police, you may be able to institute a personal injury claim against the South African Police Services or the Metropolitan Police Department in your city. Police Assault For claims...