Discovery targets Bobroff

Discovery targets Bobroff

Discovery Health launches unprecedented private court application to have veteran attorney, Ronald Bobroff, struck off the roll for alleged excessive fees. The charges are supported by the findings of a forensic examination of two awards made by the Road Accident Fund to accident victims represented by his firm.

Bobroff Stop Press

Bobroff Stop Press

Pending criminal charges compound radio lawyer Bobroff's woes as a high court judge is being asked to order an investigation into allegations of serious criminal conduct within the top echelons of Ronald Bobroff & Partners, South Africa’s leading (if controversial) firm of no-win no-fee personal injury attorneys.

Bodyguards flash their scalpels

Bodyguards flash their scalpels

A mysterious 007-style operation has cheekily adopted the Ship Captain's medic training to outflank the rules and regulations of the government health body. For 11 years, trainee medics have manned Ronin's advanced paramedic ambulance, which operates free of charge over weekends.

Heavenly Pills

Heavenly Pills

Agents call the mixture Hope in a Bottle – but marketers have been preying on the sick and gullible. For a mere R5,000 a month you can be certificated to sell Ambratose, and to persuade others to do likewise. But be warned, Noseweek could not find a single testimonial from anyone whose life has been improved by the substance.

Liquidators juice Orange

Liquidators juice Orange

The major beneficiaries of a disastrous Cape Town hotel project are likely to be the liquidators who stand to pick up some very lucrative morsels.The property for sale is a five-star suite hotel called 15 on Orange and interested parties can pay a non-refundable deposit to obtain more information. Noseweek can save you the R5,000 and embarrassing confidentiality undertakings by revealing more here.

 

Strong arm of the insurers

Strong arm of the insurers

"Ve haff vays und means of making you talk."

Are you among the 30,000 Santam clients filing a claim this month? Good luck – and expect to have more than your patience tested when the claims investigators arrive, especially if they’re from Santam. The heavies (investigators with menacing manners) are giving insurance claimants the run-around.

Family sparks fly

Family sparks fly

Sparks fly in electro family dispute as former employees of Cape Town millionaire Johnny Feinstein’s Motor Electrodiesel business, the MED Group, accused of illegally setting up in competition with him, have struck back. Feinstein’s brief blanket-denial of wrongdoing by the ex-employees he referred to as “The Family”has triggered them to spell out their version.

Outsurance only pays twice

Outsurance only pays twice

In July, Brian Sauer’s Chevy Aveo – with automatic transmission – was stolen from outside his plumbing supplies store in a Midrand factory compound. Within two weeks Outsurance had paid out, they were brilliant. But, when the new car was stolen he proved to be too expensive for his insurer and they promptly cancelled his policy and blacklisted him.

Will Madam call the cops?

Will Madam call the cops?

The saga of the financial vandalism perpetrated by the rapacious (if not criminally minded) liquidators of Asch Professional Services is far from over. Three months have passed and we have a response from Justice Department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga.

Mitt and the baboons

Mitt and the baboons

When I was but a boy in Pretoria, just six years old-or-so, we had all sorts of mystical fables about the wisdom of mielieboere in their war with baboons. Always with the boer prevailing because the baboons were so dof.

Howzit China?

Howzit China?

In the last five years, more than 6,000 Chinese shops have popped up in every  dorp of South Africa, effectively forming the country’s biggest-ever chain store. And, say retail experts, it amounts to ...
 
Discovery targets Bobroff

Discovery targets Bobroff

Discovery Health launches unprecedented private court application to have veteran attorney, Ronald Bobroff, struck off the roll for alleged excessive fees. The charges are supported by the findings of a forensic examination of two ...

Bobroff Stop Press

Bobroff Stop Press

Pending criminal charges compound radio lawyer Bobroff's woes as a high court judge is being asked to order an investigation into allegations of serious criminal conduct within the top echelons of Ronald Bobroff & ...

Bodyguards flash their scalpels

Bodyguards flash their scalpels

A mysterious 007-style operation has cheekily adopted the Ship Captain's medic training to outflank the rules and regulations of the government health body. For 11 years, trainee medics have manned Ronin's advanced paramedic ambulance, which ...

Heavenly Pills

Heavenly Pills

Agents call the mixture Hope in a Bottle – but marketers have been preying on the sick and gullible. For a mere R5,000 a month you can be certificated to sell Ambratose, and ...

Liquidators juice Orange

Liquidators juice Orange

The major beneficiaries of a disastrous Cape Town hotel project are likely to be the liquidators who stand to pick up some very lucrative morsels.The property for sale is a five-star suite hotel ...

Strong arm of the insurers

Strong arm of the insurers

"Ve haff vays und means of making you talk." Are you among the 30,000 Santam clients filing a claim this month? Good luck – and expect to have more than your patience tested when the ...

Family sparks fly

Family sparks fly

Sparks fly in electro family dispute as former employees of Cape Town millionaire Johnny Feinstein’s Motor Electrodiesel business, the MED Group, accused of illegally setting up in competition with him, have struck ...

Outsurance only pays twice

Outsurance only pays twice

In July, Brian Sauer’s Chevy Aveo – with automatic transmission – was stolen from outside his plumbing supplies store in a Midrand factory compound. Within two weeks Outsurance had paid out, they were brilliant. But, ...

Will Madam call the cops?

Will Madam call the cops?

The saga of the financial vandalism perpetrated by the rapacious (if not criminally minded) liquidators of Asch Professional Services is far from over. Three months have passed and we have a response from Justice Department ...

Books: A concatenation of miseries

Books: A concatenation of miseries

Len Ashton reviews POOR WHITE (Tafelberg) by Edward-John Bottomley   ...

Mitt and the baboons

Mitt and the baboons

When I was but a boy in Pretoria, just six years old-or-so, we had all sorts of mystical fables about the wisdom of mielieboere in their war with baboons. Always with the boer prevailing because ...