DCS Attorneys - Product liability claims experts
De Vries Shield Chiat Attorneys is a Cape Town-based law firm, established in 2004.
The firm specialises in personal injury and product liability claims. DSC Attorneys boasts extensive experience in product liability.
Expert legal services
Although it is young, the firm originally formed from the merger of three prior personal injury law firms: De Vries (Cape Town) Inc., Henry Shields Chiat and Mostert & Bosman. The firm is driven by the belief that all clients have the right to access the legal services required to come to a justified solution.
In order to achieve this goal, DSC Attorneys operates on a contingency of ‘no win, no fee’. What this means is that the firm will cover all the expenses of litigation, bringing witnesses to court, access to specialised and experienced advocates and getting expert medico-legal advice.
Legal services that are fair and honest
The attorneys at DSC are equipped with the technical, commercial and scientific knowledge as well as good connections with the requisite regulatory bodies to help ensure successful product liability compensation on your behalf.
Effective and efficient legal expertise
All of our attorneys are members of the Cape Law Society and the American Association for Justice and are accredited by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
DSC Attorneys provide their clients with the professional, effective and efficient legal expertise they deserve.
The firm is dedicated to upholding the highest level of ethics and provide legal services that are fair and honest, never wavering from the companies values.
Summary of Services
- SLIP & Trip
- PRODUCT Liability Claims
- ROAD Accident
- AVIATION Accidents
- DOG Bites
- METRORAIL / Train Accident Claims
- POLICE Assaults
- PRODUCT Liability
- WRONGFUL Arrest
DSC Attorneys is committed to helping you
The Consumer Protection Act serves to safeguard South African consumers from flaws or defects in manufactured goods, whether locally produced or imported.
The Act provides clear channels and solutions for those who have been negatively affected by defective or dangerous merchandise. The entire supply chain is now required by law to ensure that all products are safe for their intended uses.
Product liability claims
DSC Attorneys is committed to helping you navigate the details of the claiming against a manufacturer or commercial entity. There are many things that can influence the outcome of your claim and you must consult with the appropriate experts for the advice you will need.
Further, you will need the testimony of these experts if your case goes to trial, DSC Attorneys is equipped to help you with these details and analyse the evidence at hand.
Often these kinds of cases require extended and exhaustive tests to determine the exact cause of the defect, as well as who was at fault. Any product that is lawfully sold in our country must meet certain safety standards, and so if a defect arises, the investigation must be conducted rigorously and with the utmost haste.
What you can claim for:
- past medical expenses
- future medical expenses
- past and future loss of earnings compensation, and
- general damages for pain and suffering
Although there are many things that can cause these kinds of claims, most often the defects arise from inferior materials used by the manufacturer. Consequently, you will need to consult with the manufacturer too, which is often a daunting task, DSC Attorneys will facilitate this process and make sure your voice is heard and your product liability claim is pursued.
Ph: 0861-465-879 / (+27) 21 410-1200
Fx: (+27) 21 419-9008
Postal AddressP.O. Box 1456, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
- Monday 09:00 – 17:00
- Tuesday 09:00 – 17:00
- Wednesday 09:00 – 17:00
- Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
- Friday 09:00 – 17:00
- Saturday – CLOSED
- Sunday – CLOSED