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Navigating Expired Driver’s Licences and Insurance Claims

In the face of persistent delays in vehicle and driver’s license renewals, the question of whether insurance will pay out when a license has expired looms large. According to the guidance from the Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance (OSTI), insurers generally shouldn’t outright reject claims solely based on expired licenses. Since May 2007, the OSTI has …

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Weather-Related Home Insurance Claims

Living in South Africa means having to deal with various types of weather – from blistering heatwaves and long, dry spells to heavy downpours of rain and even hailstorms. With changing climates come damages to properties and belongings and trying to understand and file a weather-related home insurance claim can seem like a daunting task. We’ve put together a helpful guide to help you understand exactly what to do in the event of a household claim due to bad weather.