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  • Personal Injury
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    Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer: Importance of Connections with Proper Medical Experts

    A key factor to consider when choosing a firm of personal injury attorneys to represent your interests is the firm’s connections with medical experts. The role of medical experts in personal injury claims One of the ways that personal injury claims differ from most other civil claims is their reliance on expert medical opinion and testimony. Examples of personal injury claims include medical malpractice, Road Accident Fund (RAF), train accident, dog bite, slip and fall and police assault…

  • Road Accidents
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    Road Accident Reports in South Africa: Everything You Need to Know

    The law requires that certain procedures be followed after a driver has been involved in a road accident. It’s a good idea to be aware of these requirements, just in case you’re ever involved in a collision. What does the law require after a road accident? In South Africa, a driver involved in a road accident that seriously injures or kills anyone is required to: stop their vehicle remain at the scene assist the injured, if relevant report…

  • Medical Malpractice
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    Spinal Surgery Malpractice: Common Kinds of Medical Errors

    Spinal surgery may resolve debilitating back pain, restore mobility and save lives. Like all surgery, it involves inherent risk. Even with the best medical team and no evidence of any mistake or negligence, there’s the possibility of a negative outcome. However, both diagnostic and surgical errors can occur – and in the case of spinal surgery, these may have devastating consequences. If you or a close family member is seriously injured as a result of spinal surgery malpractice,…

  • Personal Injury
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    Is Hands-Free Cell Use Really Safer? Studies say No

    According to a report by the International Transport Forum (ITF), as many as 25% of crashes on South African roads are caused by the use of cell phones while driving. Hands-free kits and Bluetooth devices let drivers keep both hands on the wheel when talking on mobile phones – but do they really make driving while using a cell phone safer? Is hands-free cell use safer? Having a phone conversation, even if you don’t have to hold the…

  • Medical Malpractice
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    Medical Negligence Associated with Early Patient Discharge

    Getting discharged from hospital is usually a happy event. But if a doctor gives you or a family member the marching orders prematurely, it may lead to serious harm – and this may be a basis for a medical negligence claim.

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