Who We Are?

Patterson Breytenbach Inc. is made up of a professional team who provide legal advice with regard to Road Accident Fund claims. We assist claimants to investigate and evaluate their claim.

Our professional team also provide legal advice and assistance with medical negligence.

01. How to Claim

What are your rights?

Under the current system in terms of the 1996 Act of Parliament, you need to satisfy two requirements to have a claim.

Make yourself aware of the requirements before making contact with us.

02. Requirements

Requirements to claim

The two requirements to satisfy the claim are as follows;

-Firstly, did you get injured in an accident, however minor that injury may be.

-Secondly, that you were not to blame for the accident.

03. Contact Us

Let's get your claim underway

Patterson Breytenbach Inc. can handle your Road Accident Fund (RAF) claim against the Road Accident Fund for injuries suffered by victims of road accidents involving cars. .

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Claim against RAF

Any person or the dependents of any person that was involved in a motor vehicle accident as a result of which he/she sustained bodily injuries or suffered death, provided that the person claiming compensation was not the sole cause of the accident.

Medical Negligence

If you believe that you have been a victim of medical negligence and that you are entitled to financial compensation, contact us. We will arrange an initial consultation with you. Our team will evaluate your claim and give you further assistance.

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The most common and simple reason to make a will is to decide who will get your property when you die. Without a will (or other plan, like a living trust), your state laws determine how your property will be distributed — usually to your closest relatives, like your spouse, children or parents.

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Patterson Breytenbach is a firm with over 20 years’ experience in personal injury matters, both nationally and internationally. We strive to make a difference in people’s lives, in situations when they desperately need help. We pride ourselves in seeking solutions to our clients’ problems that are innovative, groundbreaking and brave. We do not accept that injustice can ever be part of our law. We do not settle for mediocrity and ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation that our law allows.

We understand that our clients find themselves at a particularly vulnerable situation when claiming compensation and for that reason we are completely transparent, allowing our clients access to information at any point in time. Our approach is one of consultation with clients, providing them with all the information they will need to make difficult decisions.

Any person or the dependents of any person that was involved in a motor vehicle accident as a result of which he/she sustained bodily injuries or suffered death, provided that the person claiming compensation was not the sole cause of the accident.

 

This includes:

  • Drivers
  • Passengers
  • Pedestrians
  • Cyclists
  • Motorcyclists
  • Pillion passengers on a motorcycle
  • A dependent of a deceased breadwinner
  • A person who paid for funeral expenses

Any person under the age of 18 must be assisted by a parent, curator ad litem or legal guardian.

An identified claim (Where the identity of the driver or the owner of the negligent motor vehicle is known)  The claim must be lodged with the Road Accident Fund within three years of the date of the accident and summons must be issued within five years of the date of the accident.

An unidentified claim (Where the identity of the driver or the owner of the negligent motor vehicle is unknown)  The claim must be lodged with the Road Accident Fund within two years of the date of the accident and summons must be issued within five years of the date of the accident.

If you believe that you have been a victim of medical negligence and that you are entitled to financial compensation, contact us. We will arrange an initial consultation with you. Our team will evaluate your claim and give you further assistance.

  • Failure by the medical practitioner to utilise a new but widely acknowledged method of treatment with resultant prejudice to the patient.
  • A medical practitioner knowingly performing surgery or embarking on treatment without the necessary experience or knowledge.
  • Misdiagnosis or incorrect diagnosis of a condition leading to prejudice to the patient.
  • A delay in treatment or diagnosis leading to prejudice to the patient.
  • Failure by the medical practitioner to provide sufficient information and warning of the risks associated with a medical treatment or procedure.
  • Failing to inform the patient of alternative treatments or procedures.
  • Failure by the medical practitioner to perform the procedure in a correct manner.

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