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Brendan’s Story

Brendan’s Story

Brendan was a tiny preterm baby after he was born prematurely at only 26 weeks and with a weight of a mere 750g.  A baby’s lungs only start developing and producing the necessary fluids to help the lungs inflate properly at 26 weeks. The major...

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What does the RAF compensate you for

What does the RAF compensate you for

What The Road Accident Fund compensates you for    Purpose of the RAF The Road Accident Fund was established by the RAF Act with the purpose of ensuring that all road users, who are injured due to the negligent driving of others, have access...

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The Road Accident Fund limit on claims for loss of income

The Road Accident Fund limit on claims for loss of income

The RAF provides compensation in four main categories, for loss of income or support, medical costs, funeral costs and general damages. The value of a RAF payout will depend on a number of factors, such as: The extent to which you were responsible...

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What is happening to the Road Accident Fund?

What is happening to the Road Accident Fund?

South African Airways and Eskom are not the only state entities in a fiscal mess. The RAF is hopelessly insolvent.  This has however been the case for many years where the RAF deals with the situation by delaying payments and waiting for a new...

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Brain injuries

Brain injuries

Birth-Related Brain Injury A birth-related brain injury can be caused by oxygen deprivation, poor monitoring, neglect in administering drugs during pregnancy or delivery, failing to perform a timely caesarean section (C-section), use of excessive...

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A Brief History Of Retinopathy Of Prematurity (ROP)

A Brief History Of Retinopathy Of Prematurity (ROP)

As medical science has evolved, ever younger and smaller babies born prematurely have been saved. In the 1940’s and 1950’s many premature babies were presenting with blindness due to damaged and detached retinas. This condition was named...

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How do you claim for loss of earning from the RAF

How do you claim for loss of earnings from the RAF? Every healthy person has the ability to work and earn an income to support himself and his/her dependents. If they are injured this can result in not being able to work until they have recovered or may mean that they...

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Morné’s Story

Morné was born prematurely at 27 weeks and weighed 1,1 kg. Despite his premature birth and low birth weight, he was a little fighter and needed only oxygen and care in an incubator.   What happened in the hospital that was negligent? Whilst in hospital, one...

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Brendan’s Story

Brendan was a tiny preterm baby after he was born prematurely at only 26 weeks and with a weight of a mere 750g.  A baby’s lungs only start developing and producing the necessary fluids to help the lungs inflate properly at 26 weeks. The major growth actually happens...

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What does the RAF compensate you for

What The Road Accident Fund compensates you for    Purpose of the RAF The Road Accident Fund was established by the RAF Act with the purpose of ensuring that all road users, who are injured due to the negligent driving of others, have access to compensation for...

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