n Without Prejudice - Big win for some cohabiting partners - raod accident fund

Volume 19 Number 11
  • ISSN : 1681-178X


It has always been trite law that a widow can claim for loss of support from the Road Accident Fund. However, it has never been clear what the legal position is for cohabiting partners and, as such, the Jacobs case is ground-breaking. This case will help many other potential claimants, although – as has always been said – the circumstances of each individual case will determine the outcome.

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