The Importance of Choosing the Right Lawyer

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When you are involved in an accident in South Africa, you will have very little protection under the law, compared to accidents occurring in any other country. In fact, personal injuries in South Africa can actually be used as a weapon. A simple slip and fall can turn into a personal injury claim that could see you being sued for a huge sum of money. Personal injury is an inclusive term for any injury to the mind, body or emotions, rather than an actual physical injury to property. In Anglo-American countries the term is mostly used to describe a sort of tort suit in which the plaintiff bringing the case has actually suffered damage to his/her body or emotions. In South Africa, personal injury is much more rarely used as a means of suing another individual, although there have been instances where people have been pressured into it by the courts.

The common types of personal injuries in South Africa include whiplash, cervical spondylosis, broken limbs, back pain, migraine, burns, heart disease, stroke, stress and migraine headaches. These are just some of the most common types of injuries, and in many cases people are even able to file claims for damage that may not have occurred. Other claims that are common include car accidents, sexual abuse, medical malpractice and negligent hiring/firing of drivers.

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It should be noted that even if a personal injuries case does make it to court, sometimes the plaintiff is not able to claim damages based on the extent of the injury. This is because of one of two reasons: first, the court rules that the injured person has no case to make; and second, that the jury might rule against the plaintiff. There are three common types of this kind of negligence: professional negligence, strict liability and discretionary negligence. Strict liability is when the plaintiff relies on another person’s negligence to be able to make a claim, and this can often happen with personal injuries. There is also a common type known as ‘liability’ and this pertains to negligence which is an act or instance of negligence on the part of a third party.

It is important to note that personal injury attorneys can also deal with cases where a negligent party has actually caused physical damage to an individual. In this case, there would be no negligence on the part of the attorney, but rather some sort of causation between the two parties. If you’re looking to hire an attorney to help you recover damages from someone else, it is important to keep in mind that you should never try to sue your own doctor or any other medical professional for negligence. First, it is illegal in South Africa under the Health Act to do so. Second, the consequences of such a lawsuit could end up financially draining you or your attorney, not to mention it would put you in positions you aren’t sure you can get out of.

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Most personal injury cases are settled out of court, but this isn’t always the case and if you want to receive compensation for the injuries you received, you may wish to file a claim with the Solicitor’s Office. If you have any doubts about whether a settlement would be better for you, then consult a lawyer. Personal injury cases can take many months to resolve, depending on what happened, when they occurred and who was at fault. You may need to wait several years before you can receive damages, or you might receive compensation for only part of the injuries you have sustained.

When someone is suffering from an illness as a result of someone else’s negligence, they may be eligible to claim compensation for their pain and suffering and for medical bills they have accumulated. However, personal injury cases involving a motor vehicle accident are very different than those that involve another kind of incident. Motor vehicle accidents must always be dealt with by an experienced lawyer who has experience representing people who have been in this position. An experienced personal injury lawyer knows how to approach a case such as this and will ensure that he or she takes all reasonable steps to obtain the most attractive compensation for his or her client.

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