Category: Cause: delict

Case management directions: Postponement separation and discovery

Investec Bank Ltd v O’Shea NO High Court discussed case management directions¬† and stressed that a ruling in terms of Uniform Rule 33(4) should be made by the judge and the legal representatives concerned only after very...

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Expert evidence considered: Requirements and duties

A M v MEC Health, Western Cape Importantly the SCA has provided guidance and considered expert evidence and stressed that since 1963, when Rule 36(9) was changed,  there have been changes in how lawyers prepare expert summaries...

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Reflective loss wrongfulness: Pure economic loss

Hlumisa Investment Holdings (RF) Ltd v Kirkinis Reflective loss and wrongfulness considered in great detail by the SCA and confirmed the underlying principles that a company has a distinct legal personality and holding shares...

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Aggravated psychological damages: Proper police search?

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Prescription Act inapplicable: RAF claimants excluded

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Vicarious liability theft: Exclusionary clause?

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Court contempt order: Withdraw defamatory tweets

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Intimidation threats interdicted: Undocumented nationals

City of Cape Town v JB and Others Intimidation threats interdicted by high court on an interim basis after law enforcement officers of the City were threatened when they attempted to obtain personal information to issue...

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Jurisdictional issues considered: Leave pay declined

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Counterclaim damages awarded: Unprotected strike

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Acute post-traumatic stress: Assault during protest action

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