Law News

What do consumer lawyers do?

In case you were wondering: South African consumer lawyers deal with any issue regarding the supply of goods or services to a consumer by a supplier who is acting in ...
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Racial discrimination- consumers can use CPA to obtain justice

Did you know that the Consumer Protection Act deals with racial discrimination aimed at consumers by suppliers? It is not uncommon to hear of cases where suppliers discriminate against consumers ...
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Further Ford Kuga recall- clutch pressure plate

It has come to our attention that Ford notified Kuga owners during November 2018 that they are undertaking a third "safety recall" to address a fire risk flowing from a ...
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The NCC report on timeshare is out!

The report commissioned by the National Consumer Commission on the timeshare industry, which was completed in March 2018, has been made public at last. You can find it at http://www.thencc.gov.za/sites/default/files/news/NCC%20REPORT%20ON%20INQUIRY.pdf I ...
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WHEN YOUR PRODUCT POSES A CANCER RISK

In the case of Johnson v Monsanto recently decided in California in the United States, a jury recently delivered a ground-breaking judgement against agriculture products manufacturer, Monsanto. The case involved ...
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Kaapse prokureur wil met klas-aksie na hof oor tyddeel-vergrype in SA

KAAPSTAD. – ‘n Kommersiële plaaslike prokureur beplan ‘n Suid-Afrikaanse klas-aksie teen tyddeel-verskaffers om al haar kliënte se beleggings in die bedryf terug te eis omdat sy aanvoer dat die kontrakte ...
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Biggest bank robbery in SA history: 60 issue summons against FNB

CAPE TOWN.  – The biggest bank robbery in South African history is heading for the Johannesburg High Court as sixty victims of the robberies have issued summons against First National ...
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Grootste bankroof in SA geskiedenis: 60 kliënte dagvaar ENB

KAAPSTAD. – Die grootste bankroof in die geskiedenis van Suid-Afrika gaan straks ‘n nadraai in die hof hê met 60 slagoffers van die roof wat Eerste Nasionale Bank nou dagvaar ...
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SA attorney plans class action to address time-share ‘abuses’ against consumers

CAPE TOWN – A local attorney is planning a class action against time-share suppliers to demand the full return of clients’ payments to them because the contracts are illegal and ...
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