Laws must change if State hopes to limit medical malpractice awards
By Jay Page Senior Associate and Toni Dammert, Candidate Attorney, Medical Malpractice and Insurance at Bowmans
A recent appeal court judgment has held that the State cannot offer free future medical treatment in lieu of paying monetary damages upfront. The State attempted to argue that, by not ...Read More »
One more holiday break in sight – stay safe on the roads
While many may have pleasant memories of the Easter weekend, others are however counting the costs of loss over the long weekend due to various road accidents that happened across the country. According to traffic authorities, the past Easter weekend statistics included:
235 deaths on our roads
1 ...Read More »
Building on success: The 2017 FIA Awards survey is underway
The 2016-17 Global Competitiveness Report ranks South Africa 11th out of 138 countries for our financial market development. In a report card that even the toughest parent would be proud of we scooped first place for financing through our local equity markets; second place for financial services’ ...Read More »
Laws amendment to accommodate health insurance demarcation regulations
Patrick Bracher, Director
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.
The pending changes to the Medical Schemes Act and the Long-term and Short-term Insurance Acts to accommodate the demarcation regulations were made on 1 April 2017 including ...Read More »
The Competition Commission and the Aftermarket Automative Sector
By: Ahmore Burger-Smidt, Director at Werksmans Attorneys
Following numerous complaints received by the Competition Commission from participants in the automotive aftermarket, the Commission, through its advocacy programme hosted a consultative workshop on Friday, 17 March 2017. COMPLAINTS
The ...Read More »
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