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Tiger Brands receives listeriosis class action summons, vows to fight it

In February, the Johannesburg high court determined that Richard Spoor Attorneys could go ahead with a class action application

Xolobeni judders as mining hovers

Despite a high court judgment halting extraction, villagers feel unsafe as the minister plans a survey and resettlement guidelines

Listeriosis class action given the greenlight

The listeriosis outbreak — the largest in recorded history — killed 218 people after more than 1 000 contracted the disease between 2016 and 2018.

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

Silicosis: Too late for some as gold mines pay up

Impoverished families will have some relief after a class action against 29 mining firms succeeds

Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises

A new report by Oxfam shows how the mine allegedly breached the terms of its mining rights agreement

It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape

A new report by Oxfam reveals the company’s poor track record in a South African community

Listeriosis: ‘Platteland law firm’ prepares to take on Tiger Brands

Since announcing the class action plan last week, Attorney Richard Spoor has said his team has a mammoth task which may take years to come to fruition

More possible lawsuits for Tiger Brands

If the lawsuits are successful, they could potentially result in hundreds of millions of rands awarded to victims and the families of those killed.

Civil case to take gold mines to court

An SA lawyer says he is preparing to sue leading gold miners on behalf of former miners who contracted respiratory ailments such as silicosis.

Missing documents stall Mbombela deal

Nelspruit's Mataffin community has accused its board of trustees of skulduggery after court documents went missing over the Mbombela Stadium land.

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