Month: October 2018

October 10, 2018

Are dog owners liable for attacks?

This situation is becoming more common: One moment you are walking or running down the road, minding your own business, and the next, a dog comes running to you and bites you, another person or your own pet. It seems many dog owners do not see the danger that their dog(s) could pose to others […]

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October 8, 2018

Abuse of women and children

Two of the most horrific cases of sexual violence against children have featured in the news over the past week. One case started when the news broke over last weekend of the horrific rape of a 7 year old girl in the toilet of the Dros restaurant in Silverton. The 20 year old miscreant appeared […]

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October 3, 2018

Stern warning to corporate bullies and a relief for those indebted to them

On 26 September 2018, a full bench of three judges in the North Gauteng High Court ruled that as from February 2019, all civil actions in which the monetary value claimed falls within the jurisdiction of the magistrate’s and regional courts, must be instituted in those lower courts, unless the high court has granted leave […]

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