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Rights and responsibilities of cyclists

The rights and responsibilities of cyclists on South African Roads

16 April 2019 – BY MR KEAGHAN TATE (ARTICLE CLERK AT GERT NEL INC.) The National Traffic Act 93 of 1996 and the National Road Traffic Regulations outline the rights and duties of cyclists on the South African road network. Such provisions include required safety gear, designated and legal riding paths as well as standard rules […]

Cycling safety tips

Cycling Safety Tips

Many road cyclists these days are starting to avoid cycling on the road, and with good reason! Cyclists are vulnerable and at the mercy of other road users travelling in vehicles or other dangerous “weapons”. We, as cyclists, are at a disadvantage in South Africa as the average driver of a vehicle and/or otherwise are […]

Gert Nel Attorneys obtains settlement worth more than R10 million for client

2 April 2019 Pretoria – Gert Nel Attorneys, recently obtained judgement for a Road Accident Claim, worth more than R10 million. The judgement was obtained for a client who was involved in a motor vehicle accident when the insured driver skipped a red traffic light and collided with our client. Merits was settled 100% in […]

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 […]