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Contingency Fees

Everything you should know about Contingency Fees

You might think you know what Contingency Fees are, but read on to find out everything you should know before you sign a Contingency Fees Agreement(CFA) with your attorney. What does contingency mean? The dictionary defines contingency as: a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty. a provision for […]

The Road Accident Fund South Africa (RAF)

What is the Road Accident Fund (RAF) of South Africa? The Road Accident Fund of South Africa, or RAF, is a Government compensation fund, financed by the South African public via a fuel levy.  The objective of the RAF is to provide the widest possible cover for injured road accident victims and/or their families in case […]

RAF Direct Claim

Road Accident Fund ‘direct claims’ versus public interest

August 1st, 2018 – De Rebus in 2018 (Aug) DR 26. By Gert Nel The Road Accident Fund (RAF) proudly runs a campaign called ‘RAF on the Road’, which forms part of the RAF’s marketing campaign and is aimed at encouraging the public to claim directly from the RAF. The programme has won a number of accolades, including […]

RAF

RAF financial and administrative hurdles laid bare

Apr 19 2018 16:33 – Khulekani Magubane Cape Town – The Road Accident Fund (RAF) told Parliament’s portfolio committee on transport on Wednesday that the organisation’s business had had to lease various items instead of buying them in order to prevent the sheriff of the court from attaching its office goods. This drastic state of […]