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RAF Claim

Do I qualify to claim from the Road Accident Fund?

By: Derek Irvine Anyone who has been involved in an accident on a South African road may be able to claim for damages against the Road Accident Fund (RAF). The first step in the process is to be able to assess the answer to the question “Do I qualify to claim from the Road Accident […]

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Legal Liability At Bike Parks

Legal Liability At Bike Parks

5 June 2019 – By Devan Baird (Candidate Attorney at Gert Nel Incorporated) Bike parks are the location for both novice and experienced cyclists alike. But how does legal liability revolve around those who use the parks and those that own them? The simple answer it seems is that legal liability on the part of […]

Is a bicycle a vehicle

Does a bicycle classify as a vehicle in terms of the RAF act?

14 May 2019 – By Reinhardt Nel & Taylor Burls (Candidate Attorneys at Gert Nel Incorporated) In terms of the section 17(1) of the Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996, as amended, the Fund or its agents shall be liable for a claim of compensation under this section from any accident arising as a […]