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While it is possible for a claimant to claim directly from the Road Accident Fund on their own, using an attorney has advantages that far outweigh trying to claim on your own.
In most instances the reason why claimants choose to try and claim alone is to avoid paying substantial amounts in fees to the attorney. However, this article will attempt to weigh up the benefits of using an attorney in claiming from the Road Accident Fund as opposed to a claimant trying to claim alone.
Read More ...Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Views: 8
It is not all Road Accident Fund claims that are successful, owing to shortfalls in the technical and legal aspects pertaining to the lodged claims. This happens mostly because many claimants will be lost in the excitement of anticipating a lump sum and not putting pen to paper on the important aspects and requirements that must be satisfied before lodging a claim.
Read More ...Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Views: 11
The judgment in Kingshaven Homeowners Association v Botha And Others (6220/2019) (2020) ZAWCHC 92 raised a few interesting points which require a brief analysis for the benefit of Body Corporates and owners in community living schemes.
In this case the Homeowners Association (HOA) had referred a dispute to the CSOS against the Respondent who usually parked in visitor parking bays against the conduct rules.
The CSOS ruled that it had no jurisdiction to rule on parking bays as per the CSOS Act, and in passing also remarked that the HOA does not have jurisdiction over the visitor’s parking bays either.
Read More ...Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, July 5, 2021 Views: 12
With government intensifying efforts to have more people vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus as soon as possible, business has also considered resorting to programmes and policies aimed at vaccinating their own employees to ensure business continuity in a safe environment.
The recent meeting between business and the Labour Department at the NEDLAC platform had this purpose in pursuit.
Read More ...Posted by Robyn Wilson on Sunday, July 4, 2021 Views: 16
Before the coming into force of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act (8 of 2011) and the Community Schemes Ombud Services Act (9 of 2011), disputes involving owners and Body Corporates were adjudicated upon by the Courts.
Read More ...Posted by Cor van Deventer on Saturday, July 3, 2021 Views: 18