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    Modern Tendency in General Damages Awards

    On 2 September 2011, Van Oosten J handed down judgment in the matter of Alfred Kgomo v Road Accident Fund in relation to the plaintiff’s claim on behalf of his minor son, who sustained serious injuries in a motor vehicle collision.

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    Special Plea Regarding Jurisdiction Dismissed

    The South Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) handed down judgment on 13 October 2011 in the matter of Lester Crain Akaai v The Road Accident Fund.

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    Error in Judgment Not Negligence

    In the matter of Charter Hi (Pty) Ltd & 2 Others v The Minister of Transport a full bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with an appeal from the North Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) relating to a damages claim which arose as a result of an aircraft accident that occurred north of Cape Town on 13 December 1996.

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    Firing Shots Justified and Not Wrongful

    In the matter of Samuel Maimela & Francina Popela v The Makhado Municipality & 1 Other the Supreme Court of Appeal heard an appeal from the North Gauteng High Court, relating to a delictual action for damages which had been brought by the First Appellant in his personal capacity and by the Second Appellant who acted in both her personal capacity and in her representative

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    Negligence Not Proved

    In the matter of Dormac Marine and Engineering (Pty) Ltd v Calmin Andrew Henneberry a full bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld an appeal from the Kwazulu-Natal High Court (Durban) and granted absolution from the instance, with costs.

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    Plaintiff Fails To Establish Causation

    In the matter of JM Grove v Road Accident Fund & 1 Other a seriously injured Plaintiff failed in her appeal against the judgment of the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria. The action related to a claim for damages brought by Ms Grove after sustaining serious injuries in a motor vehicle collision which took place on the night of 4 November 2005.

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    Failure By SAPS To Perform Their Statutory Duties Actionable

    In the matter of The Minister of Safety and Security v Paul Johannes Venter & 2 Others the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with an appeal from the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria.

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    MEC for Transport Absolved of Liability

    In the matter of The Member of the Executive Council for Transport for the Province of Kwazulu-Natal v John Murray Eastman & 2 Others the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with an appeal from the Kwazulu- Natal High Court (Pietermaritzburg).

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    Failure To Inform Constitutes Negligence

    In the matter of The Premier of the Province of Kwazulu-Natal v Kishore Sonny & Jayanthi Devi Sonny the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed the Premier’s appeal against a finding of the Kwazulu-Natal High Court (Durban) in which that Court had found in the Plaintiffs’ (the Respondents in the appeal) favour in relation to a damages claim brought by them against the Premier.

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    Successful Result in the Supreme Court of Appeal

    On 25 March 2011 the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the matter of The Premier of the Western Cape Province and 1 other v Johannes Hendrik Loots N.O..