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Aarto demerit system one step closer

By Daily News Published on Friday, 17 May 2024
Tags: #Motor Vehicles
Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga has confirmed that her department is putting in the structures necessary to implement Aarto, including the appointment of the members of the Aarto Appeals Tribunal.

Dealership ordered to fix vehicle rust

By Daily News Published on Friday, 17 May 2024
Tags: #Consumer Protection Law #Litigation #Motor Vehicles
Rust on the floor of a new vehicle which was detected two months after the vehicle was purchased in November 2017 became the subject of a legal wrangle in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria).

Judge highlights African tradition in RAF ruling

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 09 May 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
Lina Baloyi has successfully turned to the Limpopo High Court (Polokwane) to force the Road Accident Fund (RAF) to pay her for loss of support after her only remaining child died in a car accident.

RAF fighting massive claims by foreigners

By Daily News Published on Monday, 06 May 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles
Fearing that it is being bled dry, the Road Accident Fund (RAF) is engaged in a fight against claims – especially those from foreigners – which seem not only excessive, but also suspicious, reports City Press.

RAF to pay R12m to brain damaged man

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 02 May 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
Marnus van Graan – who has been waiting nearly seven years to be compensated after he had submitted a claim to the Road Accident Fund (RAF) following the severe brain damage he had suffered when a car collided with his vehicle as he was overtaking it, is set to receive R12m.

MEC liable for motorist’s pothole injuries

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 14 March 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
MEC for Public Works and Roads Gaoage Molapisi was yesterday found by the North West High Court (Mahikeng) to be liable for 100% of the damages ‘as may be proven or agreed’ from the injuries to an engineer whose vehicle hit a pothole on a gravel road, lost control and collided with a tree.

Zuma's ex-son-in-law in Bentley battle

By Daily News Published on Monday, 11 March 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles
Lonwabo Sambudla, the ex-husband of former President Jacob Zuma's daughter, Duduzile, is fighting to keep his three ultra-luxury vehicles – a Ferrari, Rolls Royce and Bentley – after falling into arrears.

RAF to pay R4.3m for donkey cart accident

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 22 February 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
In a sequel to a donkey cart accident in August 2009 when an unknown driver drove into the cart and Thabang Waleng (10) was severely injured, Limpopo High Court (Polokwane) Acting Judge C Marais has ordered the Road Accident Fund (RAF) to pay more than R4.3m to Waleng.

Another major blow for RAF

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) Acting Judge I De Vos has ruled the Road Accident Fund (RAF) is wrong in insisting that it is not liable to compensate road accident victims for claims for medical expenses incurred by members of medical aid schemes.

Car dealership cybercrime appeal upheld

By Daily News Published on Friday, 16 February 2024
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #Motor Vehicles #Science & Technology Law
Cybercrime was once again the topic of a legal wrangle, this time between two car sale companies, with the one who bought two bakkies from the other, only to discover after delivery of the vehicles that cybercriminals had intercepted the electronic payment made for the vehicles.

Client fights ConCourt battle against Wesbank

By Daily News Published on Monday, 05 February 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Litigation #Motor Vehicles
A Wesbank client who is battling with the financial provider at the Constitutional Court after allegedly being defrauded, says his family has suffered depression after losing their belongings.

Pensioner arrested for allegedly defrauding relative of RAF payout

By Daily News Published on Friday, 08 December 2023
Tags: #Criminal Law #Motor Vehicles
A pensioner has appeared in court on a charge of fraud after allegedly spending a R255 000 Road Accident Fund (RAF) payout meant to compensate a relative injured in a minibus taxi accident, reports TimesLIVE.

RAF slammed for not following court orders

By Daily News Published on Monday, 27 November 2023
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
The conduct of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and its CEO, Collins Letsoalo, has been slammed in a Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) judgment, including the manner in which it has refused to abide by valid court orders.

RAF bid to stop assets auction dismissed

By Daily News Published on Friday, 24 November 2023
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
The legal problems confronting the Road Accident Fund (RAF) are intensifying, with the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) this week dismissing with costs an urgent application by the fund to prevent its moveable assets from being removed and auctioned to settle another unpaid claim.

Woman’s R11.4m battle with RAF continues

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2023
Tags: #Litigation #Motor Vehicles #Personal Injury Law
More than eight years after a matric pupil was severely injured in a car crash, her family is still fighting for the Road Accident Fund (RAF) to make good on the more than R11m settlement to which it initially agreed.

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