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Section 35 of COIDA – Liability Insurance

This Supreme Court of Appeal judgment http://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZASCA/2021/16.pdf dealt with the case of the plaintiff who was mistreated and injured in the course of a protest by trade union members on premises where she was employed.  The question was whether her injuries constituted an ‘accident’ as defined under section 1 of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries … Continue reading

What you need to know when claiming under COIDA for occupationally acquired COVID-19

On 23 April 2020, the President of South Africa announced that the lockdown would be relaxed, with some industries being permitted to return to work, subject to extreme precautions being taken to limit community transmission and outbreaks of the infection. Specified business will be permitted to operate under strict parameters, including: preparing the workspace for … Continue reading