Dawid Du Plessis

Position: Senior Associate
Tel: 021 406 9100
Email: dawiddp@stbb.co.za
Location: Cape Town
Expertise: Personal Injury And Insurance

Dawid du Plessis is a practising attorney in the Cape Town branch of STBB. Dawid started his career at the Road Accident Fund’s Randburg office in 1997 where he gained valuable experience in third party law. He was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and joined the STBB team in 2007. Dawid is part of the personal injury department.

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Posted on: February 18th, 2018 by Dawid Du Plessis

CYCLING INJURY CLAIMS: IT IS ALL ABOUT WHERE AND HOW Imagine you are on your mountain bike on a provincial road on your way home after enjoying time on some favourite routes on a nearby wine farm. Back on the tar, travelling at around 55km p/h downhill on a road with a 100km p/h speed […]

No Negligence But Liable For Injuries | 05 August 2016

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by Dawid Du Plessis

In a recent matter in the High Court in Pretoria, the court was required to interpret and apply section 61 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA). The case was the dispute in Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Ltd, in which Halstead-Cleak instituted a damages action against Eskom after coming into contact with a low hanging power […]

Managing the Affairs of an Ailing Parent | 30 March 2016

Posted on: March 30th, 2016 by Dawid Du Plessis

In response to the increase in consumer issues arising from sectional title tenure and living, the Department of Human Settlements has put in place new legislation in the form of a community schemes ombud service. The office of the ombudsman will resolve disputes arising in any community scheme through mediation/conciliation or adjudication. The Act was […]

The three legal processes of motor vehicle accidents | 10 February 2015

Posted on: February 10th, 2015 by Dawid Du Plessis

Motor vehicle accidents usually give rise to three legal processes: A criminal case where the State will prosecute the wrongdoer or accused; A civil claim for the material damages to the vehicles and its contents or load (usually dealt with by your insurer); and A statutory claim against the Road Accident Fund for damages as […]

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