Accident & Injury LawyersScholtz Attorneys
Personal Injury | Pretoria
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Wrongful Arrest, Assault & Injury Claims
WRONGFUL ARREST & ASSAULT
Victims of personal crimes like Wrongful Arrest, Police Brutality etc. are not guaranteed any form of reparation due to uncertainties..
Slip & Trip Accidents
As regards Fall Injuries, in most instances, the owners of property could be held responsible for the safety of others on their property.
Victims of animal bites or attacks usually have a claim against the owners of such animals, provided they acted within their rights.
Personal Injury Lawyers
Tel: 012 110 4211
Andries Scho;tz, a B. Proc graduate from the University of Pretoria has over two decades of experience in litigation in both the Magistrate’s- and High Courts, which is also his main area of focus. Andries has acquired all the necessary skills and expertise to handle “personal injury” claims to ensure the best possible outcome and compensation for his clients.
Injury & Accident Claims
A competent personal injury lawyer will be able to give advice as to what an injured party may claim and the process which has to be undertaken to lodge a claim. A victim of a personal injury has to be able to receive compensation for the damage that he suffered, which he will best be able to do with the help and expertise of personal injury attorneys.
Personal Injury & The Law
Besides the prospects of civil litigation in respect of personal injury laws, the Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Act No. 13 of 2013 Section 4(1) states that: “Any person who commits torture; attempts to commit torture; or incites, instigates, commands or procures any person to commit torture, is guilty of the offence of torture and is on conviction liable to imprisonment, including imprisonment for life”.
Furthermore the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, section 12(1) states that everyone has the right to security, free from all forms of violence, free from being tortured in any way and not to be treated in a cruel, inhumane, or degrading way.
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Infringement Of Dignity
Loss Of Freedom
Loss Of Support
Where a person’s physical body has been violated, he has a claim for medical expenses and loss of income as well as monetary compensation for his pain and suffering. Personal injury could include any of suffering pain, emotional shock, psychological illness, psychiatric injury or physical suffering due to the fault of another.
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Personal Injury Claims
An arrest is deemed wrongful when a person is detained and wrongfully convicted by police without proper legal authority and could also include arrest of the wrong person or arrest of a person without probable cause that that person committed a crime. A victim of wrongful arrest or injury by a police officer, you could be entitled to make a claim against the police.
Slip & Fall
Slip and trip accidents can give rise to a personal injury claim against the owner of the premises if said, is required by law, but fails to keep the property free from possible hazards or refrains from warning people of potential danger which might occur. These hazards include slippery surfaces, areas which are not lighted properly, failure to put up railings or barriers and failure to draw attention to dangerous areas.
Injuries from animals are a frequent occurrence in South Africa as ferocious dogs are often kept for security reasons. The injured person has a remedy in such a situation against the owner of the animal. The claimant does not have to prove that the owner was negligent or that the animal was under the control of its owner, the owner is liable solely based on the fact of ownership.
No Win No Fee
A client and his personal injury attorney can agree on a contingency fee for services rendered by the attorney. This basically entails a no-win, no-fee situation.
Where a client has a monetary claim, the attorney’s fee may not exceed 25% of the total amount awarded to the client. Costs awarded to the client are not included in these calculations.
Contigency Fee Limit
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Complete the Online Case Assessment form to help our specialist Personal Injury Attorney to determine the merits of your claim and advise you on the way forward.
Unit 4, Parkland 229,
223 Bronkhorst Street,