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Annelize Hefer Attorneys was founded by Annelize in 2018.

We are defense attorneys who specialise in niche areas of the law.

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Medical Law

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Medical

Law

Medical Law Attorneys defending healthcare providers against malpractice and negligence claims.

Insurance

Law

Interpretation of insurance policies for insurance companies in order to opine on aspects of policy cover.

Financial Services Industry

Law

Defending Financial Service Providers against claims brought before the FSCA, FAIS Ombudsman and Court.

The Team

Annelize Hefer

Annelize Hefer

Director, Attorney

Elzahné Botha

Elzahné Botha

Attorney

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Court awards compensation in kind in lieu of a monetary award for future medical expenses

In a recent judgement in the matter of MSM obo KBM v The MEC for Health (Gauteng Provincial Government) (“the MEC”) handed down by the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court in Johannesburg, the presiding Judge developed the common law to permit compensation in kind in relation to a claim for future medical treatment, but only in relation to appropriate matters with similar facts as that which were before the Court. As a consequence, the Court ordered the MEC to render certain medical services to the complainant at one of its public hospitals (the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (“CMJAH”)) in lieu of a lump sum monetary award…