Your insurance safety net following a road traffic accident

In a country where more than 500,000 road traffic accidents are reported each year the chance of being injured or killed in an accident are as high in South Africa as anywhere in the world. The best way to protect you and your family from the financial repercussions of road traffic accidents is to have […]

Proving ownership not easy

Proving ownership of household items when claiming from your insurer is not as easy as it may seem.  Often the insured has not drawn up a proper inventory of all of his or her household possessions prior to submitting a claim or even prior to the inception of cover with their insurer. Many consumers are […]

Will insurance pay claims for a landslide?

A recent incident where almost 30 families in Mosselbay had to evacuate their houses after land foundations shifted, has raised awareness about whether this type of damage is typically covered by insurance policies. Most insurance policies provide limited or no cover for subsidence, landslip or ground heave unless it is specifically requested beforehand and the […]