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Medical Claims

Jan Ellis Attorneys are in an excellent position to investigate and litigate all aspects pertaining to medical malpractice matters and we strive achieve the best possible results for our clients.

We can assist you with legal claims and lawsuits for:

  • Medical malpractice;
  • Medical negligence;
  • Wrongful death;
  • Hospital or care facility negligence;
  • Birth injury or wrongful birth; and
  • Doctor, nurse, anesthetist or physician malpractice and negligence.
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Jan Ellis Attorneys can assist you with your case against the Road Accident Fund (RAF). We are prepared to handle claims against the RAF on a no success, no fee contingency basis, but it depends on the merits.

You have a compulsory insurance policy that provides you with cover if you are injured in a road accident for which you are not to blame.

The following persons will be able to claim:

  • A person who was personally injured including a claimant under the age of 18 years, provided he is assisted by a parent or legal guardian or court appointed curator ​ad litem. This excludes a driver whose negligence was the sole cause of the accident.
  • A dependent (spouse or child) of a deceased victim.
  • A representative of the estate of a deceased or a close relation in respect of funeral expenses.
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Jan Ellis Attorneys investigate and litigate all aspects pertaining to injuries or loss that occurs at public locations, shopping centres, etc.

We can assist you with the following:

  • Slip and fall injuries;
  • Dangerous areas, slippery surfaces, inadequate lighting, disrepair, holes and cracks;
  • Lift, gate and door malfunction;
  • Poorly fitted and maintained equipment; and
  • Malfunctioning equipment.
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In cases where unlawful and wrongful arrest or detention results in injury to the self, assets or reputation, our experienced litigation attorneys are able to assist you with:

  • Police assault claims;
  • Wrongful arrest or detention claims;
  • Damage claims;
  • Malicious Prosecution;
  • Medical and hospital expenses or loss of earnings as a result of law enforcement actions; and
  • Pain and suffering damages.