High Court calls for Road Accident Fund to be liquidated after uncovering dodgy settlements
A Johannesburg High Court judge has blown the whistle on what she says are dubious goings on between the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and some personal injury attorneys.
Bill promoting transformation in environmental sector before parliament
The National Council of Provinces is considering the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, which promotes transformation in the environmental sector.
Pension funds’ landmark legal victory and what it means
Regulation affecting billions in unclaimed benefits declared invalid.
A watershed ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein on November 2 represents a positive upshot for pension funds in South Africa and could see members benefitting from billions of rand in unclaimed funds.
Court issues landmark ruling against Santam in Covid-19 insurance case
· In a 42-page judgment handed down in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday afternoon, the court found that Santam was liable to pay for business interruption losses related to the Covid-19 lockdown.
· It also ordered the insurer to pay for the impact over the policy period of 18 months and that it should pay the applicant’s legal costs.
· It cited similar Covid-19 related cases from all over the world, including the United Kingdom and the United States.
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