Van Heerdens Attorneys

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Van Heerden's Attorneys - A professional dedicated service

We are committed to offering practical legal solutions to the people and businesses seeking professional assistance and advice.

Over the years, Van Heerden's Attorneys has become one of the most reputable legal firms in Porth Elizabeth and in the whole Eastern Cape region. The services of our legal experts are professional, dedicated and comprehensive.

We will help you reach your goals

We specialise in personal injury law, civil litigation, family law, property law and corporate and commercial law. We can help blacklisted individuals and those who have other legal problems resulting from indebtedness. We can also assist people with their slip and fall claims and other forms of personal injury cases. 

We work on cases related to the Consumer Protection Act as well. Our team includes attorneys and specialists in the different fields which we touch upon when we work on the cases of our clients. When you entrust your case to us, you can expect complete dedication and perfect professionalism. We will use our knowledge and skills to help you reach the goal which you have set for yourself.

Personal Injury lawyers who deliver results

There are many legal firms specialising in personal injury law. What makes Van Heerden's Attorneys stand out?

When you come to us after you have got injured because of slip and fall we will investigate the accident and let you know whether you are legally eligible for receiving public liability compensation.

If you are, we will work on your case to achieve the most desirable outcome.

We use our skills to settle out of court

What makes us different is that we will use creative methods which will enable you to receive compensation in the fastest possible way.

Courts often take quite some time to reach a decision on slip and fall claims as well as any other personal injury claims. That is why we will use our skills to reach a settlement out of court and to avoid long legal battles.

Our service is based on legal expertise and to dedication to our clients. We will explain all the details to you and keep you in touch with new developments.


Summary of Services

  • MEDICAL Negligence Claims
  • ROAD Accident Fund Claims
  • MOTOR Vehicle Accidents
  • LOSS Of Support Claims
  • SLIP And Fall Claims
  • DOG Bite Claims
  • ASSAULT Claims
  • PRODUCT Liability Claims
  • AVIATION
  • BOATING & Rail Accidents
  • WRONGFUL Death


Van Heerdens Attorneys is a firm with solicitors experienced in slip and fall injury law.

We have extensive years’ experience in assisting clients with their personal injury claims, and top-level winning outcomes for the majority of these cases. When you feel you need a law firm you can trust, to put your best interest in the priority of their day – you have found the right firm.

Your first consultation will involve determining the merit of your public liability claim with your lawyer; recounting the circumstances of your accident, deciding what you will claim for, determining the responsible party. Upon choosing to proceed with your action, your solicitor will help you gather the documents required to prove your claim.

Slip and fall claims

Generally, slip and fall claims comprise requests for compensation by the claimant for medical fees and treatment, and loss of earnings/support against the defendant. The more information you can provide us with on your first consultation will benefit you and your case against the plaintiff. We need to build a case on as much evidence and documentation as we can, in order to have a winning case. We also need to prove as best possible that the incident was not your fault.

Documents you might need:

  • Photos of where the accident took place, of the puddle or obstruction
  • Medical insurance records relating to the treatment of your injuries
  • A medical report certifying that the fall caused your injuries
  • Financial/banking records showing loss of income
  • Medical bills
  • Personal details of the defendant

Your attorney will advise you on the specific documents you will need and draw them together into a cohesive claim. Van Heerden's Attorneys guarantee your claim will be processed properly and efficiently, ultimately resolving the desired slip and fall compensation. The more information you can provide us with on your first consultation will benefit you and your case against the plaintiff.

We need to build a case on as much evidence and documentation as we can, in order to have a winning case. We also need to prove as best possible that the incident was not your fault.

 Contact Details

7 Bird St, Central, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001, South Africa
Ph: (+27) 41 818-1091 / (+27) 73 124-2000
Fx: 086-537-7711
Em: [email protected]

 Postal Address

PO Box 12592, Central, Port Elizabeth, 6006, South Africa

 Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Thursday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Friday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Saturday – CLOSED
  • Sunday – CLOSED