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On the 24 of December 2014 I had a stroke at work and it has

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On the 24 of December 2014 I had a stroke at work and it has effected my performance as I lost a great deel of sight,am constantly dizzy and very forgetfull.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  Freddie Lombard replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon,

Please ask a specific question and I will gladly answer it for you. I do not mean to sound callous, but you have only made a statement, without asking anything.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I woul like to know if I qualify for workmans compensation as it was due to pressure on the given day that I got a stroke.Sorry I am not sure wether I send correctly. My question is do I qualify for workmans compensation as I had the stroke at work and it was work related stress that caused my stroke.If yes how should I go about?
Expert:  Freddie Lombard replied 1 year ago.

Hi Theo

Unfortunately you will not be able to claim. Workers who are affected by occupational injuries and diseases are entitled to compensation. This diseases will have to be work related like someone who gets cancer from working with radiation etc.

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